Best Practice in Virtual Advocacy and Hybrid Hearings.

An online panel discussion on best Practice in Virtual Advocacy and Hybrid Hearings.

A practical skills and/or knowledge session designed to prepare students for pupillage.

Location: Online
Registration: 5.45pm
Qualifying Session (QS)
Dress code: Smart Casual


This event is open to Student Members only.

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

Cost online

  • £6

Joining online

This event will be delivered remotely using Zoom. A link to the join the event will be sent by email 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time. Please ensure you have joined before the session is due to start.

Qualifying Sessions 

Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Theme: Preparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing.
Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss the format of online hearings and the key differences with in-person hearings.
  • Identify best practice and sources of advice for junior practitioners relating to advocacy for virtual hearings.
  • Discuss the nature of advocacy, specifically submissions and witness handling, in a virtual hearing.
  • Consider the perspectives of judges and practitioners on the future virtual hearings.

This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers:  1.3, 1.4, 1.16, 1.17, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.4

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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