Sannah Dad is a Pupil Barrister at College Chambers, in addition to being a Mediator and Conflict Coach. This article gives an insight into the practicalities of being a pupil and balancing this with your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. She provides tips and tricks to implement in your daily practice as a pupil.
Anya Smirnova is a solicitor-turned-coach and mum of two. She runs her coaching practice Smirnova Coaching. She is the co-founder of the Mindful Return UK maternity leave course and co-host of the Lawyer Life Experiment podcast. Her mission is to support individuals in high-pressure jobs go through life shifts because "shift happens!" Read her article for invaluable tips and guidance on how to balance life commitments with pressures of being a barrister, ensuring to always take time out to listen to your inner voice telling you what you need.