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A day in the life of ... Grace Cheng

Date:11 MAY 2018
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What is your position and what do you do on a day-to-day basis?

I am a junior tenant at Field Court Chambers. My working week tends to be rather varied comprising of a mixture of diverse activities ranging from representing clients in court around the country and drafting pleadings in Chambers to conducting research or writing publications in the library and attending seminars and conferences.

How long have you been in this role and what brought you here?

I completed my pupillage last year and have been a tenant for less than a year. Prior to joining the Bar I worked as a trainee solicitor and subsequently as an associate with magic circle law firm Slaughter and May in its Hong Kong and London offices. I have also taught law at undergraduate level at The University of Oxford King’s College London and The University of Warwick. I was Judicial Assistant to The Honourable Mr Justice Blair when he was The Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court and assisted Professor Ewan McKendrick with the latest edition of Goode on Commercial Law a widely-used...

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