Gray's Inn

New Practitioner Weekend

19 May 2017 - 17:45 to 21 May 2017 - 14:00

We currently have limited space on this course for crime practitioners. Please contact the Education Department with any queries. 

New Practitioner Advocacy and Ethics Course for all New Practitioners within the first three years of tenancy (also known as the NPP Programme).

Applications for this event closed on 10 April 2017.

Date: Friday 19 to Sunday 21 May plus preceding case analysis session, 6:00pm, Thursday 4 May at Gray’s Inn
Time: 6:30pm Friday to 2:00pm Sunday
Location:  Gray's Inn, London
Cost: £125 (includes all meals)
Areas of law: Civil, criminal and family exercises with expert witnesses (psychiatrists)


This course fulfils the CPD compulsory course requirement

  • 9 advocacy CPD hours
  • 3 ethics CPD hours
  • 4 CPD hours

Total: 16 CPD hours. All new practitioners must complete 45 CPD hours in total within their first three years of tenancy.


Thursday 4 May

18:00 - 20:00: A preparatory case analysis session at the Inn 

Friday 19 May

17:45: Registration (sandwiches and drinks will be available)

18:00: Welcome talks

18:15: Discussion: aims and objectives

20:15: Drinks in the Bridge Bar

Saturday 20 May

9:30: Start of advocacy and ethics exercises

13:00: Lunch

18:30: End of advocacy and ethics exercises

19:15: Dinner

Sunday 21 May

8:45: Start of advocacy exercises

(approx.) 12:30: Lunch and end of course