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Lecture & Domus Dinner – Wellbeing through personal responsibility

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Ashworth Centre, Great Hall

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


5.45pm: Registration

6.00pm: Lecture

7:00pm: Reception

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

Learning Outcomes: 

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.