Advocacy and Ethics Course at Cumberland Lodge for Bar Course students.

Location: In-person at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor  (preceded by Case Analysis online event)
Qualifying Session (QS): 5 QSs

The programme includes:

  • advocacy exercises
  • ethics discussion sessions
  • a series of talks by prominent members of the Inn

The weekend also offers time in a relaxed and informal setting to meet and interact with Barrister, Judicial and Bencher Members of the Inn.

Booking

Open to student Members only. 

The Education department will contact eligible students.

Contact the Education Department with any questions regarding this event.

Qualifying Sessions 

Qualifying Session (QS): 5 QS

Themes: 

  • Advocacy Skills
  • Ethics, Standards and Value
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Learning outcomes:

Equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Consider equality, diversity and inclusion at the Bar
  • Discuss implications of inequality and a lack of diversity and inclusion on the rule of law and the profession.
  • ​​This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers:  1.1, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.16, 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.4

Advocacy training

  • Practise delivering examination in chief of witnesses that is clear, well-organised and persuasive.
  • Practise delivering cross-examination of witnesses that is clear, well-organised and persuasive.
  • Consider content and advocacy skills for a closing speech.
  • 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

Ethics, standards and values

  • Discuss ethical dilemmas in the context of professional practice.
  • Apply the code of conduct to inform ethical decisions in line with standards and values of the profession.
  • This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers: 1.1, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.16, 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.4

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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