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Wellbeing at the Bar - Mental Health Training at the Bar & Events 2019
Wednesday, 9th January 2019
Following a successful pilot of Mental Health Training for the Bar in October and November 2018, The Bar Council are pleased to announce further courses taking place in 2019.
Find out more and book your places at the links below.
London Training Sessions
Mental Health Training for the Bar, London, 28 January 2019
Mental Health Training for the Bar, London, 7 March 2019
The London sessions will be held at Bar Council, from 1730 - 2000.
North Eastern Circuit Training Sessions
Mental Health Training for the Bar, Leeds, 7 February 2019
If you have any questions about the training or dates, or would like to enquire about setting up a new Circuit session (subject to numbers) please email Kathy Wong at KWong@BarCouncil.org.uk.
Free Public Lecture Series - First Women Lawyers in Great Britain and the Empire – Centenary Celebration
Monday, 7th January 2019
Venue: The Drawing Room, More House, 53 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7 2EH
January 25 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
Dr Mari Takayanagi ‘The passage of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919’
Dr Caroline Morris ‘Dr Ivy Williams: First Woman to be called to the Bar of England and Wales’
February 22 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
Dr Judith Bourne ‘Helena Normanton: Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act Pioneer’
Elizabeth Cruickshank ‘Carrie Morrison: First woman admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales’
March 29 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
Dr Caroline Derry ‘Monica Geike Cobb: First woman to practise as a barrister in England and Wales’
Katie Broomfield ‘Mary Sykes: One of the first cohort of women solicitors’
April 26 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
Ros Wright QC ‘Sybil Campbell: The first woman Judge in England and Wales’
Liz Goldthorpe J ‘Averil Deverell: The first woman lawyer (?)’
May 31 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
Charlotte Coleman ‘Auvergne Doherty: First commonwealth (Western Australia) woman to be called to the Bar of England and Wales’
Dr Frances Burton ‘Betty Archdale: Called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1938. Like Doherty, Archdale made her career in Australia’
June 21 (Friday) 2019 18:00:
‘100 Years on…’ Roundtable discussion with Partners and solicitors from our kind sponsors, Oliver Fisher Solicitors with Dr. Laura Janes, Legal Director and Solicitor at the Howard League for Penal Reform and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Doughty Street Chambers.
All talks are followed by a discussion and light refreshments.
The event is free but you are requested to book a ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-women-lawyers-centenary-celebration-tickets-54401738063
International Professional & Legal Development Grant Programme: International Practice
Friday, 21st December 2018
International Professional & Legal Development Grant Programme: Legal Exchange
Friday, 21st December 2018
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).