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Mr Justice Fordham is the King’s Bench Division Liaison Judge to the Northern and North Eastern Circuits. He is Master of Students at Gray’s Inn.

Event details

Location: King’s Chambers, Manchester

Date and registration time: Tuesday 7 November, 5pm

Who can attend: This event is open to student members of the Inn, barristers and guests

Dress code: Dark suits


    • Students (Gray’s Inn student members only) and barristers within 3 years of Call: £3
    • Barristers and Guests: £5
    • Benchers: £5

How to book

Book online via the Gray’s Inn Online System (GIOS).


Qualifying Session

Qualifying Session (QS):  1 QS

Theme: Advocacy Skills

Learning outcomes:

1. Consider the use of language in the development of a convincing and effective oral advocacy style
2. Discuss approaches to the  delivery of oral submissions that are clear, well-organised and persuasive.
3. Discuss effective professional conduct in in courts and tribunals.

This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers: 1.8, 1.15, 1.17
Preparation required:

Please see Qualifying Sessions for further information.

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