Lecture followed by questions and Domus dinner (mixed seating plan with members of the Bench and Bar).
This Qualifying Session is a lecture which will focus on Wellbeing at the bar through personal responsibility.
Speaker: Fiona Darroch, Malvika Jaganmohan, Tadhgh Barwell O’Connor (Waiting reply from Emily Skinner)
Themes: Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing
7.15pm: Domus Dinner
9.00-9.15pm: Event Ends
Dress: Dark lounge suits. Gowns provided. For more information about this dress code please visit the Student Members area.
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Discuss whether the legal training or the independence of the bar imposes special responsibilities on practitioners.
· Identify whether pro bono work is a means of discharging those special responsibilities.
· Discuss what type of pro bono work is available.
· How pro bono work can be undertaken without affecting a practitioner’s professional commitments.
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.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.
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.
Bookings: 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.
This event is a Qualifying Session.