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"In Black and White"

Wednesday 11th of November 2020 18:00

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Online via StarLeaf (joining link will be circulated via email)


18:00 - 19:30

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

Dress code

Smart Casual

Event Details

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

Alexandra Wilson will read from her new book "In Black and White: A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System." before taking questions.

Alexandra Wilson, the Middle Temple 2017 Queen's Scholar, is a junior tennant at 5 St Andrew's Hill specialising in criminal and family law.

Who can Attend

This event is for members only.

Dietary Requirements

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 the challenges presented at the Bar for black barristers.
  2. Understand how the criminal justice system disproportionately affects black people in the UK.
  3. Identify how issues of class and race present in the UK justice system.

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:

  • 1.9 / 1.16
  • 2.3 / 2.6
  • 3.3 / 3.4
  • 4.1.1

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.