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"Members of the Inns and Movements for Independence"

Thursday 6th of May 2021 13:00

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


13:00 - 14:30

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

Dress code

Smart Casual

Event Details

All members of the Inn are welcome to attend - please book a ticket

This session will be led by Master David Blunt

This will be a high level review of the parts played by members of the Inns and independence movements in British Colonies. Participants in the QS will be asked whether the training at, or the culture of, the Inns was in any way causative of those movements and their success. 


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:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Explain the role of overseas members of the Inns in the independence movements.
  • Understand the history of legal eduction at the Inns.
  • Recognise the impact of the British constitution on independence activists.

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

From this talk students will learn about the history, and the roles, of the members of the Inn in relation to the Independence Movements within the British Colonies. Not only will they learn about the importance of legal training and the part it plays in political progression, but they will also recognise the broader, positive impact that legal training can have on government and liberty.

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.

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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.