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Gray’s Inn will fund up to five Members attending The South Eastern Circuit, Tim Dutton CBE KC, Advanced International Advocacy Course.

For the last 15 years, Gray’s Inn has funded up to five of its Members to attend the South Eastern Circuit’s Keble Advanced Advocacy Course. This year is no different, and we invite Members who meet the eligibility criteria to apply before Friday 9 June.

The South Eastern Circuit, Tim Dutton CBE KC, Advanced International Advocacy Course 2023

The aim of this course is to encourage and develop the highest standards of advocacy amongst practitioners in England & Wales. The course is the most demanding and intensive of any advocacy course in the UK.

To qualify for the course, you must join the South Eastern Circuit and be a practising member of the Bar, over three years’ call at the time of attending the course.

This year’s course is scheduled to take place from Tuesday 29 August to Saturday 2 September. It will be hosted at Keble College, Oxford and participants must attend each day of the course.


The Inns of Court offer funding for up to five of their Members practising as barristers in publicly funded work, which covers the cost of attending the Keble Advanced Advocacy Course.

To apply for a scholarship from Gray’s Inn, you must complete both the application form and the Inns’ scholarships application form.

Apply via the South Eastern Circuit’s website

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