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Understanding unconscious bias & challenging it in yourself & others (Online)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

This Qualifying Session is a lecture on focusing on different types of bias, understanding how it impacts our thinking and behaviours in different context and technics for addressing it

Speakers: Brie Stevens-Hoare QC + 2 panellists tbc

Themes: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


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:

·         To be able to understand and be able to recognise different types of unconscious bias that are relevant in professional & business life.

·         To be able to 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)

2.1 : 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.

3.3 : Respond appropriately to those from diverse backgrounds and to the needs and sensitivities created by individual circumstances.