Adam Smith-Roberts

Adam Smith-Roberts

Adam Smith-Roberts is a barrister at Gatehouse Chambers where he specialises in property, private client and commercial work. Before becoming a barrister, Adam worked in political journalism for eight years.

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The pupillage interview: top tips

Ready for the hot seat? Adam Smith-Roberts boils down all the interview advice out there into eight points of wisdom

01 September 2021

Man in the middle: interview with Joshua Rozenberg

From his unique position bridging the gap between media and law, the honorary QC talks to Adam Smith-Roberts about transparent justice, public trust, and the sometimes thorny relationship between the legal profession and journalists

28 July 2020

Doing right: Joanne Cecil

In the first in Counsel’s series of interviews delving into the lives of legal aid lawyers we meet the LALY Barrister of the Year 2019, tenacious campaigner and trailblazer for juvenile justice

21 October 2019

Pupillage advice: where to get it

For frank advice on how to secure that elusive pupillage, check out two recently launched tools for applicants

22 August 2019

Review: Rediscovering Soane

For a quick escape from the daily grind, try an all-absorbing visit to the fully restored home and treasures of 19th century architect and master of design Sir John Soane in the heart of legal London

19 March 2019

The ideologist: Jolyon Maugham QC

Tax barrister, blogger and campaigner – the tenacious Jolyon Maugham QC has driven the legal debate on Brexit since the referendum result and won’t let the issue go

26 February 2019
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