This Qualifying Session is a lecture on the different types of unconscious bias and how it affects the protected characteristics in the workplace.
Speakers: Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Brynmor Adams, Nadia Motraghi, Lennart Poulsen and Karen Kabweru-Namulemu
Themes: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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 and understand the life experiences for those practising at the bar with protected characteristics.
· Recognise processes and tools to minimize the effect of unconscious bias in the workplace.
· Recognise the impact of this on practice and what might be done to reduce its effects and create an inclusive bar.
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.
Booking: 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.