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
6.00 pm until 7.30pm
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
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.