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A day in the life of ... Piers Pressdee QC

Date:30 MAR 2016

What is your position  and what you do on a day-to-day basis?

I am a children law silk at 29 Bedford Row who on a day-to-day basis purports to provide high quality advice and representation in children law cases.

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

I have been in practice for 24 years in silk for 5 years and at 29 Bedford Row for 4 years. I was brought to the Bar by my love of advocacy by my huge teenage crush on LA Law’s Grace Van Owen and by the refusal of J Walter Thompson to offer me a job.

What are the people  you work for/with like? Any memorable stories?

They are all fantastic of course. No stories that my senior clerk would allow me to tell.

What is the best and  worst part of the day for you? 

The best is my early morning Costa. The worst is getting in Chelsea our free-spirited and independently-minded cat late at night.

What adjectives best  describe you?

I asked my four children and without threats or bribery they came up with: funny supportive...

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