The Employed Bar: A Day in the Life of
Thursday 14th of January 2021 18:30
LocationOnline via Zoom (joining link will be circulated via email)
ThemesEthics, Standards, and ValuesLegal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of LawPreparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing
18:30 - 20:00
Ensure that you have joined before the QS is due to start.
Dress codeSmart Casual
In this session you will have the chance to learn from some of the country’s leading employed barristers about what it’s like to work as an employed barrister and how you can enter this field. It will be a rather informal discussion and the practitioners will endeavour to answer any preconceived ideas you have about the employed bar. No stone will be left unturned
This Round Table will be led by:
- Master Christiane Valansot
- Master Rosalind Wright
- Master Andrew Clarke
- Dominic Alexander
- Genevieve Harris
- Barry Dooley
[Bookings will open at 18:00 on Friday 18 December]
This event is for members only.
Qualifying Session Details
After this session, students should be able to:
- Recognise the distinctions between the employed and self-employed bar;
- Identify the skills and experience needed to succeed as an employed barrister;
- Appreciate the role of an employed barrister in the wider organisation.
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 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 / 1.16
- 4.1 / 4.1.2 / 4.2 / 4.4
Bookings and Cancellations
Where we have a waiting list we will offer your ticket to someone else, so please do cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend.
Data Protection & Photography
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