The Lawyer Hot 100

Hot 100 career quiz: UNISON lawyer Shantha David

Name: Shantha David Firm: UNISON Legal Services Role: In-house lawyer Trained at: Called to the Bar in 2004 and cross-qualified as a solicitor Year qualified: 2005 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Running a case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal and winning it! What is the wisest […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Freshfields partner Victoria Sigeti

Name: Victoria Sigeti Firm: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Role: Partner Trained at: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Year qualified: 2003 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? I remember sitting in my first conference with counsel, which was held in person on the Freshfields’ client floor within a few weeks of […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Cadwalader funds star Samantha Hutchinson

Name: Samantha Hutchinson Firm: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Role: Partner Trained at: Hogan Lovells Year qualified: 2001 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Walking into the office to close a project finance deal on a Monday and not leaving the office until Thursday afternoon. Clients and advisers were […]

Hot 100 career quiz: barrister and entrepreneur Andrew Thornton QC

Name: Andrew Thornton QC Firm: Erskine Chambers Role: Barrister/QC from March 2020  Trained at: Erskine Chambers and 8 Stone Buildings (now 10 Old Square) Year qualified: 1994 Read his Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a pupil? Having my pupil-masters pointing out the split-infinitives in my written work. What is the […]