This event is for current Bar Course students studying in Birmingham and Nottingham only. Students will perform advocacy exercises in small groups led by experienced practitioners who will give feedback on their performance. Students will discuss ethical scenarios in groups led by experienced practitioners and will aim to identify the core duties engaged within each scenario.
Themes: 1 Advocacy Skills, 1 Ethics, Standards and Values
Material & Preparation:
Students will be sent an advocacy exercise a week before the event to prepare in advance of the session and will have 10 minutes to perform their exercise on the day. Students who have clearly not prepared will not be awarded a Qualifying Session. Students will discuss ethical scenarios in groups led by experienced practitioners and will aim to identify the core duties engaged within each scenario.
Learning Outcomes: At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Recognise some strengths and weaknesses as an advocate.
· Apply feedback and improve advocacy skills.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
1.8 : Exercise good English language skills.
1.1 : Uphold the reputation of the Bar and observe their duty to the court in the administration of justice.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.
Booking: Please book via the Online Booking System.
Cancellation Policy: Students should consider all bookings a professional commitment and should only book onto an event if they fully plan on attending. Once booked on, students will be unable to cancel and receive a refund other than in exceptional circumstances.