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MTSA & BWIL: #BlackLivesMatter & Cultural Shifts Anniversary QS

Friday 23rd of July 2021 18:00

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


18:00 - 19:15

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

Dress code

Smart Casual

Event Details

This event is open to members of all the Inns

Middle Temple Student Association & Black Women in Law are excited to bring you the anniversary QS #Black Lives Matter & Cultural Shifts, with Master Banton as our headline speaker.

Members of other Inns, please book your ticket via Eventbrite HERE

About this event

Master Elaine Banton specialises in employment and discrimination law. As well as dealing with multi-strand discrimination matters, she also advises individuals and public bodies on high-level policy matters.

In this QS, we will be taking a 360-degree review of crucial things that have taken place since the murder of George Floyd. Plus, look at how we achieve better in the following areas:

  • Economic equality
  • Health equality
  • More equality throughout the justice system

It will be an educational and encouraging event.

To find out more about BWIL, please visit their website


This event is open to members of all the Inns.

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:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of some of the challenges still faced by black people as a collective group in society and throughout the criminal justice system.
  • Illustrate the importance of CD1 & CD8 to the legal profession.
  • Explain what positive changes are taking place and where there is still a need for improvement

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

Public interest - This QS relates to equality and race within society and the legal profession

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

Bookings and Cancellations

Members of Middle Temple can register for this event online

Members of other Inns, please book your ticket via Eventbrite HERE

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


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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.