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Residential Weekend

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Residential Weekend consisting of 2 Advocacy Workshops, an Ethics Workshop, a Case Analaysis Session, a Q&A Session, a lecture and a public speaking session. Places are restricted to those selected via ballot.

Speaker(s)/Tutor(s): Various


QS value: 5

QS theme: 3 Advocacy Skills, 1 Ethics Standards and Values, 1 Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing

Interactive?: Yes (3)

Materials and Preparation: Students will be required to prepare for both a Criminal and a Civil advocacy exercise as well as a 5 minute presentiation on a topic of their choice. They will also need to prepare for a case analysis and ethics workshop. Materials will be sent on Wednesday 18 January.

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:

·         Recognise some strengths and weaknesses as an advocate.

·         Apply feedback and improve advocacy skills.

·         Identify some tools and techniques to help succeed during pupillage and build your practice.

·         Recognise when core duties are engaged in specific ethical situations.

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

1.11 : Ensure they are fully prepared.

1.15 : Have persuasive oral advocacy skills.

1.16 : Comply with regulatory requirements set down by the Bar Standards Board, including the Code of Conduct.