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Wellbeing at the Bar (Online)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

This Qualifying Session is a lecture on recognising and managing some of the challenges of life at the Bar.

Speakers: Theo Huckle KC, Julie Whitby and Linda Turnbull

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:

·         Recognise the sources of stress whilst on the bar course.

·         Identify tools and techniques on how to manage stress and sources of support.

·         Recognise the challenges facing the profession and encourage positivity.

Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)

1.4 : Have an awareness of the wide range of organisations supporting the administration of justice.

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.