Grace Gwynne: Working as a barrister during COVID 19

Season 1, Episode 10,  Feb 22, 2021, 11:48 AM

In this episode of Ed Talks, Old Edwardian Ben Anderson (2006) talks to Grace Gwynne (2013), Third Six Pupil at No5 Barristers' Chambers in Birmingham. 

Grace talks about her route to becoming a barrister, and how it wasn't always an easy journey - she faced a number of setbacks in her career journey and talks about how important persistence is when it comes to achieving your goals. 

She also discusses how the courts are operating in regards to COVID and the backlog of cases that need to be heard as a result of shutting down in the UK's first lockdown. She also reflects on the differences between the UK and US justice systems following her time spent working in Connecticut. 

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