President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom since September 2017.
- Became Professor of Law at Manchester in 1986.
- Appointed a DBE in 1999 upon becoming a judge in the Family Division of the High Court of Justice
- First female Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
- First female president of the supreme court of the United Kingdom
Follow Their Path: First of all, apply to study at Cambridge – here’s some tips on getting an offer.
Already at university? Your next step is to apply for law teaching jobs at universities, if you want to be true to Baroness Hale’s footsteps.
Otherwise, you’re going to want to follow the barrister route, before applying to Gray’s Inn. Baroness Hale worked part-time for a long time as a barrister and at the University of Manchester.
Finally, make sure you know a thing or two about family law – Baroness Hale oversaw a number of reforms in this area of law during her time with the Law Commission.
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