This Qualifying Session is a lecture which will focus on overall wellbeing at the bar, especially in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and what impact this has had on barristers mental health and their practice. It will highlight stress triggers and whether those triggers have increased or decreased our wellbeing in light of the pandemic i.e. separating work life from home life and counteracting burnout.
Speakers: Theo Huckle QC, Valerie Charbit and Yasmin El-Nazer
Themes: Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing
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:
· Identify ways in which to promote wellbeing in the study/workplace.
· Identify strategies and interventions which contribute to individual wellbeing.
· Identify tools to help barristers from the start and throughout their practice.
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.
2.6 : Ensure they practise with adaptability and flexibility, by being self-aware and self-directed, recognising and acting upon the continual need to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.
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.