University Advocacy Day Application Form

Applications for the next event on 19 October are now open!

A unique opportunity for university students who are interested in a career at the bar, and are not yet members of an Inn of court.

We run two Advocacy Day's in each academic year (usually in October and March). Both events will follow the same format. Places are limited for each event.

The day will offer an opportunity to meet and listen to what leading barristers say are the key elements of good advocacy; to participate in a facilitated case analysis, ethics discussions and finally, under the guidance of accredited advocacy trainers, to get on your feet and perform a bit of advocacy.  Saturday evening will end with a reception hosted by judicial and barrister members of the Inn, all of whom sit and/or practise in all areas of law and at all levels.  

The next event

Where: Gray's Inn
When: 19 October 2019
Time: 1pm to 7.30pm
Cost: Free with subsidised travel

Programme

  • Talks on advocacy, scholarships and the role of the Inns from barristers, including Mike Fordham QC, Master of Students 
  • Advocacy and ethics training in small groups from barristers
  • Reception in Hall hosted by members of the Inn

Want to know more?

  • Vocalise

    A student-led prison debating programme

    Vocalise

  • Mentor Training

    Further information regarding the training for Vocalise mentors and the prison and primary school programmes.

    Mentor Training

  • Become a Vocalise Mentor

    Information about how to become a Mentor

    Become a vocalise Mentor