Silk and Judicial Appointment Interview Preparation
This year we started silk interview preparation coaching to help barristers applying for silk. In a confidential, ‘two-to-one’, session candidates had the opportunity to practise some interview questions and address the issues that really concern them about their forthcoming interview. We understand how candidates feel and we help them make the most of this opportunity to prove themselves. The same preparation is now offered for those preparing for all other judicial appointments (Circuit Judges, Recorders, DDJs, Tribunals etc). Please contact Kate Blackburn, or Simon McCall for further details.
Things people said about us after their silk coaching session:
'It was a very good session we had last week - I feel much more confident as a result. I shall spend the weekend polishing my examples'
'Thank you. I've been preparing all day and am feeling very positive about it all.'
'Just a note to thank you both for the guidance and help which you gave me this afternoon – and for being so generous with your time. I appreciated it all very much and, with further preparation tomorrow, I hope to put your training to good effect on Thursday.'
'I have been greatly helped by your notes and questions. Thank you.'
'Much enjoyed yesterday's meeting, which I found very useful indeed. I have spoken of it to Miss X, who I have copied in on this email. She is interested in having some assistance too.'
'Just to report that I was very pleased indeed with the way things went today.'
'Many thanks for your email and good wishes. I found your ideas and suggestions very helpful and have been using them in my preparation (which has included my husband giving me mock interviews!).'
'Thanks very much for Friday; it was great help and comfort - particularly to have a structure to work to in answering the questions.'
'Many thanks for your invaluable help.'
'It was a pleasure to meet you [both] and you have given me considerable assistance in my preparation.'
'I found my mock interview with you both very informative and exceptionally useful.'
'Very many thanks. The meeting we had was extremely useful.'
'Just to say that my interview today went quite well and I felt that your expert advice stood me in very good stead.'
'I may have got it all wrong of course, but I think the interview went very well. Your training session was certainly invaluable ………and I think I got myself across as I wanted to.'