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“Building a Practice” (Hybrid)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

At this qualifying session, students will receive a lecture on the approaches to developing, marketing and promoting their practice. Lecture followed by questions.

Speakers: Joshua Hitchens, Emma Spruce, Rebecca Jacobs and Kate Hare

Themes: Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing


5.45pm: Registration

6.00 pm until 7.30pm

QS value: 1

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:

·         Discuss some of the challenges of what practice will be like at the bar, particulary the first few years.

·         Apply work life balance and build a sustainable practice.

·         Describe the agencies and resources available to support students and pupil wellbeing.

Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)

1.1 : Uphold the reputation of the Bar and observe their duty to the court in the administration of justice.

1.9 : Exercise good communication skills, through any appropriate medium and with any audience as required in their work.

4.3 : Plan their personal workload and absences so as to ensure they deliver on all work commitments they have made.