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The Grenfell Inquiry

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Ashworth Centre, Great Hall

This qualifying session will cover the experiences of acting as counsel to a public inquiry, the nature of evidence, dealing with competing demands of core participants, and the nature of recommendations.

Lecture followed by questions and Domus dinner (mixed seating plan with members of the Bench and Bar).

Speaker: Richard Millett KC

Themes: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law


5.30pm: Registration

6.00pm: Lecture

7:00pm: Reception

7.20pm: Domus Dinner

9.00-9.15pm: Event Ends

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

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

·         Describe and understand how evidence is exposed in an inquisitorial environment.

·         Discuss the treatment of witnesses, and the nature of inquisitorial justice.

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

1.3 : Have a knowledge and understanding of the law and procedure relevant to their area(s) of practice.

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.

Dress: Dark lounge suits. Gowns provided. For more information about this dress code please visit the Student Members area.

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.