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The Law of Discrimination (Online)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

This Qualifying Session is a lecture on the overview of unlawful discrimination.

Speaker: Jane McNeill QC

Themes: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law


5.45pm: Registration

6.00 pm until 7.30pm

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

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

·         Recognise what characteristics are protected by law and the circumstances and contexts in which individuals are protected from unlawful discrimination.

·         Understand the features of different types of unlawful discrimination, including direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment, where positive discrimination is lawful and where discrimination may be justified.

·         Identify some examples of likely areas for the future development of discrimination law.

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.

2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.

2.3 : Be aware and active in the pursuit of equality and respect for diversity, not tolerating unlawful discrimination, in themselves or others.

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.