A session to gain practical experience together with advice and tips on using online and hardcopy legal resources.

The session is delivered by the library and runs three times a year, currently in March, June and September.

Registration: 5.30pm
Location: Library
Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Equivalent to 1 CPD hour (view the Bar Standards Board guidance for CPD(link is external))
Theme: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law
Dress code: Casual


Open to Members of the Inn.

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

Find out about other Practical Research training sessions with the library.


  • Free

Qualifying Sessions

Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Theme: Legal knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law
Learning outcomes:

1. Describe the services offered within Gray’s Inn library which can be accesed by student members.2. Undertake an orientation of the Gray’s Inn library.3. Conduct legal research under the guidance of the Inn’s library staff.

This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers: 1.5, 1.11, 1.13
Preparation required: No

To be awarded the QS for this event you are required to join the event on time and stay for the full duration of the event. Please enter your full name when joining the event so that we can record attendance and update the QS records accordingly. This can take up to two weeks.

Please see Qualifying Sessions for further information.

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