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CPD Day | 16 November 2019

Saturday 16th of November 2019 09:30

9:30 - 17:00

Lunch and refreshments provided


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Middle Temple Hall and Bench Apartments

Dress Code:

Smart Casual

Event Details: 

The focus of the Day will be on updating key skills for everyday practice at the Bar with opportunities to learn from senior lawyers and judges, join in the discussion & share ideas with colleagues and other barristers.  The topics of the day relate to the knowledge, skills and attributes set out in the BSB Professional Statement 

6 CPD hours

A full day of learning from judges and senior members of the Bar about being an effective advocate.  Speakers will share a wide range of insights about advocacy in the criminal, civil and family courts – and beyond.  Sessions will include:

•    Legal knowledge: To include a comprehensive update relevant to your area of practice 
•    Legal knowledge: An Advocacy focused masterclass 
•    Ethics: Forum: our experts give their views on knotty problems of professional conduct
•    Putting the client first: Client care and dealing with vulnerable clients
•    Practice Management

The keynote speaker will be Lord Justice Adrian Fulford. 

Suitable for criminal, civil and family practitioners at all levels of Call. .

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


  • Up to 7 years’ Call: £50
  • Over 7 years’ Call: £120
  • QC: £180
  • Pupil: £50

plus 20% Discount for Members of the Middle Temple


Open to Members of all four Inns

Members of Middle Temple can book tickets online (see below).  

Members of other Inns can buy tickets from the Treasury Office in person or by telephoning 020 7427 4800.

Qualifying Session Details:

This event is not a Qualifying Session

CPD Details:

This event counts as 6 hours of CPD

Please Note:

Times and details are subject to change.  Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.

Dietary Requirements:

If you (or your guests) have any dietary requirements please ensure that you provide this information when you book tickets.  If you did not do so, please inform the Inn no later than 12:00 two working days before the event.  When seated in Hall please make a member of staff aware of these requirements so that they can serve you accordingly.  

Click here for more details on dietary requirements.

Data Protection & Photography at this Event:

Please be aware that photography, audio and video recording may take place at our events. These may be used for promotional purposes by the Inn, including in printed publications, on our website, and on our social media accounts. If you do not wish to have your photograph taken or to have images of you used, please alert the Membership Team at the start of the event. We are unable to guarantee that you will not be included in the background of photographs that are being taken. Contact: 020 7427 4800,

All personal data that the Inn stores and processes is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Inn’s Data Protection Policy. You can ask the Inn to stop using your images at any time, or request to see the personal data that the Inn holds on you. For more information please visit the Data Protection page.

Booking Tickets:

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first). 

Members of other Inns can buy tickets from the Treasury Office in person or by telephoning 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 12:00 two working days before the event.  


Hall Members & Non Members - To cancel a ticket please contact the Treasury Office on 020 7427 4800 or email  A refund will only be processed where a ticket is cancelled by 12:00 two working days before the event.

Masters of the Bench - are reminded that cancellations received after 17:00 on the day before the event will incur the full cost of the Event. To cancel please contact 020 7427 6385 or email