At this qualifying session, students will receive a lecture from one or two speakers focusing on different types of bias, understanding how bias impacts our own thinking and behaviours in different context and technics for addressing it.
Speakers:Brie Stevens-Hoare KC
Themes:Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
6.00 pm until 7.30pm
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
- Understand and be able to recognise different types of unconscious bias that are relevant in professional & business life.
- Understand the impact such bias can have on an individual’s decisions, actions and reactions.
- Discuss and explore ways to challenge their own unconscious bias and that of others.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
2.3 : Be aware and active in the pursuit of equality and respect for diversity, not tolerating unlawful discrimination, in themselves or others.
3.3 : Respond appropriately to those from diverse backgrounds and to the needs and sensitivities created by individual circumstances.
3.4 : Treat all people with respect and courtesy, regardless of their background or circumstances.