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Legislation Research [ONLINE]

Thursday 23rd of June 2022 11:00

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Sherrard Room


10:45 ~ Zoom Link Opens
11:00 ~ Session
12:30 ~ Session Ends

This event is expected to end at approximately 12:30

Event Details

Due to planned train stikes the w/c 20 June, the Education Department has decided to move this workshop online via Zoom.  
Please note that bookings are open at full capacity and social distancing will no longer be in place.

This session reviews resources, both print and also electronic, available for legislation research. It will discuss how to use databases and print resources for conducting Pepper v Hart research. Methods for locating domestic, as well as international legislation will be discussed.

The Library runs this training session 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.

Who can Attend

This event is for members only. Whilst primarily aimed at Student members, there are a number of places available for Called members.

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:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Practice conducting legislation research using print and online resources.
  • Identify methods for undertaking Pepper v Hart research.
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate commentary materials related to legislation.

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:

  • 1.5 / 1.12

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

QS Feedback

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Bookings and Cancellations

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first).  Alternatively you can buy tickets from the Treasury Office by calling 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 16:00 the day before the event


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 by emailing

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.