4, Paper Buildings, Barrister - criminal and civil, Temple
Career Change Story
I am currently the Dean of Coventry Cathedral. I only became a committed Christian during my bar exams. That changed priorities and eventually felt a greater call. I left to do another degree with a view to ordiantion within the Church of England.
1. I explored a vocation with the Director of training in the diocese of Chichester.
2. My motives in making the move lay in seeking to obey a sense of God's calling.
Career Change Reflections
I still miss some of the close camaraderie of the Bar and the buzz of cross examination but have never regretted the decision to move on and, to my mind, serve a greater cause.
1. Take time. Don't rush.
2. Return in the holidays to earn some more to pay the tax bill!
Address: Coventry Cathedral - Dean