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Lecture Night (Online) – “Ethics and Advocacy”

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17:45 - 19:30

Lecture followed by questions. At this qualifying session students will receive some real-life cautionary tales from a judge’s perspective, illustrating what can go wrong, highlighting the consequences of failing short and offering guidance on how stay within the rules of engagement in the heat of battle.

Speakers:Her Honour Judge Whitehouse KC

Themes:Advocacy Skills


17.45: Registration

18:00 until 19.30

QS value: 1

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:The aim of this Qualifying Session is to foster awareness of the ethical pitfalls that can arise in the course of a court hearing and of the consequences of falling short of ethical standards; and to encourage reflection on the means of avoiding unethical advocacy in the pressures of a hearing.

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.
1.17 : Know how to conduct themselves appropriately in court.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.