My great Aunt’s lipstick

Published 25th January 2019

I became a solicitor because by great aunt was one of the early female solicitors, having worked her way up from an articled clerk. I now work in house, and I love every aspect of my role – there isn’t a job I’d be more suited to doing. However, in hindsight, my decision to follow my aunt was probably much more based on her constant glass of whiskey by her side, the fact she always wore trousers and her constant red lipstick. Either way (and probably minus the whiskey) it worked well for me – but it also shows me the power of having strong role models at every stage of your life.

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