Dinner followed by debate. The debaters will be selected by the debating club. The motion will be confirmed nearer the time of the event
Time: 6.30 for 7.00pm
Speakers: Student Debators
Themes: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law
Dress: Lounge suits & gowns
Guests: Members can bring up to three guests.
Benchers & Guests: £84.00
Barristers (Over 5 years call): £56.00
Barristers (5 years call & under): £31.75
Barristers Guest: £67.75
Student: £17 (£7 for Inn Scholars)
Student Guest: Guests are not permitted.
Learning Outcomes:At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Identify the key arguments for and against the motion of the debate.
· Appreciate how the arguments are deployed effectively.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here):
1.9 : Exercise good communication skills, through any appropriate medium and with any audience as required in their work.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.
3.2 : Understand and apply principles of team working where appropriate.
Bookings: Bar members and benchers please book by 4.00pm on Tuesday 1st March with Member Events.
Students and Specially Qualified Applicants please book via the Online Booking System.
Please notify Member Events by 4.00pm on Tuesday 1st March.
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.
This event is a Qualifying Session.