The Middle Temple Noticeboard is place for advertising items that may be of interest to our members, for example external CPD lectures, wigs and gowns for sale, social events, work experience opportunities, accommodation, etc. The Inn does not accept liability for the accuracy of these notices.
If you would like to advertise on the Inn's Noticeboard please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EURO-EXPERT: Cultural Expertise in Europe: What is it useful for?
Thursday, 13th December 2018
EURO-EXPERT, an ERC funded research project at the University of Oxford is investigating the use and impact of cultural expertise in the courts. They are interested in getting responses from lawyers, judges, as well as expert witnesses, country experts and cultural mediators, and would be very grateful if you took the time to fill in the below survey. The research aims to map the terms, conditions and costs of cultural experts in legal cases in the UK (and other parts of Europe). An open access database will be created when the research is complete.
The survey will take approximately 10 minutes.
Click here to start the survey: https://oxfordfacultyoflaw.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b9oEC6184T1iuLX
Thank you in advance for your time and interest. If you have any questions or concern about any aspect of this project, feel free to contact Bridget Prince or her supervisor, Dr Livia Holden, and they will do their best to answer your query. The project is based at the Centre of Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. The project has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through, the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee (Reference: R50528/RE002).
Employee Assistance Programme
Monday, 12th November 2018
The CBA, having invested in an Employee Assistance Programme are delighted the service has been transferred to The Bar Council. The service has not changed and remains 100% confidential. The service is now funded by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund and can be accessed by all Bar members, their partners and any dependents between the ages of 16-24 and in full-time education. Members of the Bar can call the confidential telephone service at any time, as many times as required and for as long as you need; counselling is available for both emotional and practical issues. You will also have access to the online services, providing information and assistance with common health concerns.
The service is already available.
Telephone: 0800 169 2040.
This is a number designated to members of the Bar exclusively. You will not have to provide any additional form of verification, and your call will be treated in the strictest confidence. Put the number in your phone now. Nobody hopes that you will need it, but we want you to have it if you do.
Temple Church Vacancy - Two Choir Chaperones
Friday, 2nd November 2018
THE TEMPLE CHURCH, LONDON EC4Y 7BB TWO CHOIR CHAPERONES (from January or April 2019) Two new positions have arisen to look after the welfare of the Temple Church Boy Choristers, starting January or April 2019. We are looking for flexible, caring, and reliable individuals. One who is available weekdays (excluding Tuesday) from 4.00pm-6.00pm and Sundays 9.00am-1.00pm and another to assist on Wednesdays (occasionally) and Sundays only. In addition, there will be some extra events such as the Christmas and Easter periods as well as concerts, recording and tours. Both jobs will pay £20.00 per hour. Successful candidates will require an advanced DBS clearance (administered by the Church). A first aid qualification is desirable although training will be provided if necessary. For further information or an informal chat please contact: Liz Clarke, Music Administrator Tel: 020 7427 5650 Email: email@example.com. Closing date for applications is Friday 23 November 2018 www.templechurch.com
Mental Health Training for the Bar
Thursday, 20th September 2018
Date: 23 October and 8 November 2018
Time: 17:30 - 20:00
The Bar Council 289-293 High Holborn London WC1V 7HZ
- Mental Health Awareness
- Understanding Stress & Pressure
- Recognising mental health symptoms in yourself and others
- Looking after your own and others' mental health
- Responding to mental health concerns
- Signposting for support and further guidance
- Return to work and supporting colleagues in the workplace
- Tips for maintaining and managing mental health
This certificated course will be delivered via interactive learning with both core teaching and applied problem based scenarios. A detailed workbook will be provided as a guide for participants. The course will signpost a range of resources that participants may find helpful available from the Profession, the NHS, and others.
- Knowledge of what mental health is and common mental health issues
- Specific understanding of some of the pressures experienced by Barristers and those working with the Bar
- Ability to identify and respond to mental health issues in yourself and others
- Signposting for support and further guidance to aid recovery
Who Should Attend?
- Equality & Diversity Officers
- Wellbeing representatives in chambers
- Practice Managers
- Those with responsibility for providing assistance and support to members of chambers
BACFI Annual General Meeting
Monday, 17th September 2018
Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 28 November 2018
The meeting will be preceded by a talk by Lucinda Orr, Vice President of BACFI and
“Of Counsel” at Enyo Law LLP on:
“Super Trial Productions”
Kindly hosted by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP, 41 Lothbury, London
18:00 (registration 17.45)
Non- members welcomeThe event is free to all. If you wish to attend you MUST register in advance by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01525 222 244