Ruth Reid, a criminal law barrister and founder at Cake & Counsel, joins us

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Sara sits down with criminal law barrister Ruth Reid from 3 Temple Gardens Chambers and the founder of the peer-based networking society Cake and Counsel, an NGO providing support for aspiring lawyers.

Ruth is a criminal barrister with experience of both prosecuting and defending. In this episode she shared some of the main differences between prosecuting and defending in the criminal courts, in England and Wales. She discussed her previous and current roles with the Serious Fraud Office.

Ruth also told us about her dream job as a child, which is so far apart from her career in law. As part of our fun quick-fire round, she shared which celebrity she would wish to meet. Find out about Ruth’s hidden talents as well as her choice of a superpower on Tiktok! Make sure you check it out right now.