The Lawyer Inquiry: Elizabeth Robertson

Elizabeth Robertson was born in Northampton, in 1968. She is currently working as an assistant solicitor at Peters & Peters, specialising in white collar crime.

What was your first job?

Glass collector at the Red Lion Pub.

What was your first ever salary as a lawyer?

£60 a week – placement student at a law firm in Brighton.

What would you have done if you hadn't become a lawyer?

Never wanted to do anything else, sadly.

Which law could you live without?

Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996.

What was your most embarrassing professional moment?

Mistaking someone I was at school with, who is now a solicitor, for an inmate of HM Prison Brixton.

What car do you drive?

Morris Minor.

Which famous person would you like to go out with?

George Clooney.

Where would you go to eat?

The Sugar Club.

What's the best thing on TV?

Holding On and ER (even the repeats).

Which movie do you wish you'd appeared in?

The Full Monty.

What's your most often-worn piece of clothing?

My favourite suit of the moment.

What book(s) are you reading at the moment?

Accordion Crimes by E Annie Proulx.

What is your all-time favourite record?

Shelter by Lone Justice.

What piece of advice would you give to anyone entering the profession now?

Don't give up.

What do you like about yourself?

Not saying.

What do you hate about yourself?

Too many things to list.

Where would you most like to be right now?

Colonsay, West coast of Scotland.