QS: The Secret Barrister & The Criminal Justice System

When: 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 18:00
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Where: 

Middle Temple Library

17:30 ~ Doors Open

17:50 ~ Doors Close

18:00 ~ Reading

18:50 ~ Discussion & Refreshments

 

This event is expected to end at approximately 20:00

 

Hall tickets (for Student/Hall Members and their guests) for this event have now SOLD OUT.  To add your name to the waiting list please email education@middletemple.org.uk
Tickets for Benchers may still be available - please email benchers@middletemple.org.uk

Details: 

Event Details: 

This one-off event will be a book reading from “The Secret Barrister”, followed by a discussion on the Criminal Bar, and the current state of the criminal justice system in England. Refreshments will be served. The speakers represent three stages of a barrister’s career: beginning (Christopher Bates, Middle Temple), middle (Helen Valley, 25 Bedford Row) and senior (Bernard Richmond QC, Lamb Building). Copies of the book, with signed bookplates, will be available to purchase for a discounted rate at the event

Dress Code:

Lounge Suit (No Gowns for Members)

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Guests:

This event is for members only.

Qualifying Session Details:

For Middle Temple students and transferring lawyers - this event counts as one Qualifying Session.  To be awarded the QS for this event you are required to arrive on time and attend all elements of this event (please see timings at the top of this page).  You must hand your ticket to the Front of House staff on duty on arrival.  Failure to do so will mean that the QS will not be awarded. Click here for more details on qualifying sessions.

For Middle Temple Benchers - this event does not count as a Qualifying Session for Commons.

Please Note:

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

There are certain rules and customs that members are expected to observe when attending formal Qualifying Sessions at the Inn.  Click here for more details on dining rules and customs.

Data Protection & Photography at this Event:

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Booking Tickets:

Hall tickets (for Student/Hall Members and their guests) for this event have now SOLD OUT.  To add your name to the waiting list please email education@middletemple.org.uk
Tickets for Benchers may still be available - please email benchers@middletemple.org.uk

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking here.  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 in person or by telephoning 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close on 23 May 2018.

Please note: You cannot book a ticket online for another member of the Inn if that member needs the Qualifying Session assigned to their record. They must log in and book their own ticket, or alternatively contact the Treasury Office.

Ticket prices:

Student Member

£5

Hall Member

£10

Hall Member Consession

£10

Bencher £10

Cancellations:

Student/Hall Members - To cancel a ticket please contact the Treasury Office on 020 7427 4800.  A full refund will only be processed where a ticket is cancelled 2 clear working days or more before the event.

Masters of the Bench - are reminded that cancellations received after 17:00 on the day before the event will incur the full cost of the Event. To cancel please contact 020 7427 6385 or email benchers@middletemple.org.uk