A presentation by each of two speakers (one on the law and one on the code) followed by a discussions of examples/experiences and case studies from both
Speakers: Brie Stevens-Hoare KC
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:
· Understand the key concepts of the Equality Act 2010 (direct and indirect discrimination, protected characteristics and victimisation)
· Understand how the Equality Act 2010 applies to both self-employed and employed barristers, and how it applies when engaging with professional and lay clients
· Explain some of the inclusion issues which could arise during pupillage and the first three years of practice.
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.