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Workshop | Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 13:00

Online registration has ended for this event


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

[Bookings will open at 10:00 AM on Wednesday 31 March]

An interactive session discussing equality and diversity issues that can arise in the course of pupillage and practice at the Bar and how to address them.  Some of the Inn’s leading discrimination practitioners and judges will guide participants through a number of discussion problems which should be prepared and researched in advance.

This workshop will be led by:

  • Master Rachel Crasnow
  • Kate Balmer
  • Susannah Johnson
  • Lydia Banerjee
  • John Horan

Preparation will be distributed before the Qualifying Session.

The Inn will be running this workshop on multiple occasions each year.  You are only permitted to attend this training once.  If you book this event having already attended a previous session your booking will be cancelled by the Education Department. If you book onto more than one of these sessions, all but one of your bookings will be cancelled by the Education Department.


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:

  • Recognise the core duties that are engaged in particular equality and diversity situations.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of when and how to challenge any lack of equal opportunity.
  • Analyse practical scenarios and formulate steps which promote equality and diversity .

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 / 1.10 / 1.16 / 1.17
  • 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.5 / 2.6
  • 3.3 / 3.4

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

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.

Click here to view our Bookings and Cancellation Policies

Data Protection & Photography

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 EducationTeam 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

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