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Survive & Thrive | Aggrieved – Exploring the Relationship Between Grief and Working in Legal World [ONLINE]

Tuesday 5th of March 2024 17:30

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Online via Zoom


Timings (ONLINE):
17:30 - 18:30
(Zoom Meeting ‘room’ will be open from 17:15) Please ensure that you have joined before the event is due to start.

Event Details

This event is taking place in Parliament Chamber AND will be streamed live. This page is for tickets to attend online. For in person tickets CLICK HERE.


Georgia-Mae Chung: Pupil Barrister at Mountford Chambers (2021 Call), Consultant at the Sentencing Academy, and former Trainee Legal Adviser at the Thames and Stratford Magistrates’ Courts (2021-2023).


  • Houzla Rawat: Barrister at Mountford Chambers (2001 Call) specialising in the areas of crime, business crime and fraud, criminal regulatory, and asset forfeiture and civil recovery.
  • Isabel Bertschinger: Recent tenant at One Pump Court (2021 Call) whose practice involves inquests, housing, immigration, and actions against public authorities.
  • Sarah Lucy Cooper: Barrister at Thomas More Chambers (1993 Call), practising in the areas of family, alternative dispute resolution, and arbitration. Sarah is also a recorder in the Central Family Court and a trained mediator and arbitrator.
  • Sashi Schaffter: Unregistered barrister (2022 call) who holds a Human Rights LLM. She is based in Sri Lanka and has worked as a research analyst looking at the intersection between human rights and cyberspace. She is currently a General Management Apprentice at JXG, one of Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerates, continuing her family’s legacy.

Members and students from all four Inns of Court, non-members, and guests are welcome to attend this event.

Middle Temple members can book via the website. Non-members can book by calling the Treasury Department at 020 7427 4800 between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00.

To read more about the Inn's Survive & Thrive programme, please click here.

Who can Attend

Members and students from all four Inns of Court, non-members, and guests.

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 Aims:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Recognise the experience of grief and how it can impact barristers’ practices
  • Describe ways in which barristers can manage grief in their professional life

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:

  • 4.2 / 4.4

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

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). 

Members of other Inns can buy tickets from the Treasury Office by calling 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, bookings will close at 09:00 two working days 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.

Click here to view our Bookings and Cancellation Policies

Disabled Access and Support

If you have questions about accessibility at the Inn or if you would like to request support, please email Laura Hacon.

The Inn is committed to improving access to all its services and encourages members to get in touch with suggestions and feedback on how we can improve. If you feel your experience using the website or attending one of our events could be improved, please email Laura. Your suggestions will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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 Membership Team 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 6385,

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.