Hanging up my wig - an ex-barrister on why he chose to jump the track
Three months after my pupillage finished in 2002, I decided to 'cross the floor' to become an assistant solicitor. A few years later I re-qualified, and now, as a senior associate at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC), I look back with no regrets. Unsure about the long term after leaving school, I knew I wanted to go to Edinburgh University. There was no point in studying law there, so I did philosophy and politics instead, with a view to possibly converting afterwards.
When Robbie Constance realised a career at the Bar was not for him, he decided to become a solicitor – and has never looked back
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