This session will focus on an advocacy exercise looking at plea in mitigation.

Location: Online
Registration: 5.30pm
Qualifying Session
Dress Code: Dark suits


This event is open to Student Members only.

Members can book online via the Gray’s Inn Online System (GIOS).

Cost online

  • Students (Gray’s Inn members only): £6

Joining online

This event will also 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 Session 

Qualifying Session (QS):  1 QS
Theme: Advocacy skills
Learning outcomes:

  • Practise assimilating detailed information and be able to spot the ‘best’ points as well as where the main weaknesses are in the case lie
  • Practise delivering submissions that are clear, well-organised and persuasive
  • Demonstrate confidence in advocacy, incorporating feedback from trainers

This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers: 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.11, 1.15, 1.17, 2.6, 3.1, 3.4, 4.1
Preparation required: Yes

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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