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Understanding that framework the Law and the Code of Conduct (Online)

17:45 - 19:30

A presentation by each of two speakers (one on the law and one on the Code) followed by a discussions of examples/experiences/case studies from both

Lecture followed by questions.

Speakers:  Brie Stevens-Hoare KC

Themes:Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


17:45: Registration

18:00 untill 19:30

QS value: 1

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:The aim of this qualifying session is for students to understand the key concepts of the Equality Act 2010 (direct and indirect discrimination, protected characteristics and victimisation). As well as how the Equality Act 2010 applies to both self-employed and employed barristers, and how it applies when engaging with professional and lay clients.

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.