Students will discuss ethical scenarios in a hybrid whole-audience setting, with guidance and prompting from the speakers, and will aim to identify the core duties engaged within each scenario.
Speakers: Joel Donovan KC and Allison Summers KC
Themes: Ethics Standards and Values
6 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:
· Understanding why ethics is an integral part of life at the Bar.
· Being able to identify and address ethical issues in the early years of practice.
· Developing ethical judgment and sourcing support and advice.
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.
1.16 : Comply with regulatory requirements set down by the Bar Standards Board, including the Code of Conduct.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.