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Well-being for 2022 – is it time for kindness at the Bar? (Online)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

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


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:

·         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.