Chaynee Hodgetts talks to Dave Fendem, barrister and author of Dirty Briefs

CH: Thank you for making time to speak with us. Please tell us about yourself – what’s your current practice area?

DF: Street fighting criminal practitioner.

CH: How did you become a barrister?

DF: A question I ask myself daily, alongside why? I was struggling to choose a degree after A levels and my solution to assuage the constant wrangling with my dear mother was to simply follow in my older brother`s footsteps. While he became a hot shot finance lawyer and director of a large fund management company in the Caymans, I preferred the idea of the cut and thrust of criminal law. Starting out in an inner-ci...

Chaynee Hodgetts
Features and Opinion Editor
Solicitors Journal

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