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From Legislation to Litigation and Back Again (Online)

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17:45 - 19:30

At this Qualifying Session, students will receive an insight to the unique work of the Government Legal Profession with the Treasury Solicitor and First Parliamentary Counsel.

Lecture followed by questions.

Speakers: Susanna McGibbon, Dame Elizabeth Gardiner DCB KC and Emma Christie

Themes: Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing


17:45: Registration

18:00 untill 19:30

QS value: 1

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:The aim of this Qualifying Session is to give students an insight on the varied careers of government laywers and be able to discuss the importance of law and politics in the Government Legal Profession. The lecture will also discuss Equality, Diveristy and Inclusion and provide top tips for Employed pupillages in the profession.

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

1.4 : Have an awareness of the wide range of organisations supporting the administration of justice.
1.16 : Comply with regulatory requirements set down by the Bar Standards Board, including the Code of Conduct.
2.6 : Ensure they practise with adaptability and flexibility, by being self-aware and self-directed, recognising and acting upon the continual need to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.