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Round Table Discussion | Ethics

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 18:30


Online via StarLeaf (joining link will be circulated via email)
This event is a Qualifying Session and is worth 1 point
Interactive and requires preparation in advance


Ethics, Standards, and ValuesEquality, Diversity and InclusionPreparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing


18:30 - 20:00

Ensure that you have joined before the QS is due to start.

Dress code

Smart Casual
Online registration has ended for this event

Event Details

[Bookings will open at 10:00 on Wednesday 23 September]

A guided discussion on Ethics led by Middle Temple practitioners.

This Round Table will be led by:

  • Master Andrew Burns
  • Master Louise McCullough
  • Master James Tayler
  • Gerard van Tonder
  • Master David Etherington
  • TBC

Details of the preparation required in advance will be circulated ahead of the QS.


This event is for members only.

Qualifying Session Details

Click here to see details of the QS Requirements and how to be credited with the QS for this session

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Recognise when a core duty is engaged in particular ethical situations.
  2. Identify relevant sections of the Bar Code of Conduct that applies in particular ethical situation.
  3. Plan/formulate correct courses of action.
  4. Apply practical guidance to realistic problems.

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

The QS will align with these elements of the Professional Statement:

  • 1.1 / 1.5 / 1.8 / 1.9 / 1.10 / 1.16 / 1.17
  • 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.5 / 2.6
  • 3.3 / 3.4
  • 4.4 / 4.5

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

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