Gray's Inn

University Advocacy Day Application Form

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The Advocacy day is a unique opportunity for university students who are interested in a career at the bar are not yet members of an Inn of court.

We are running two Advocacy Day's in the academic year 2018 to 2019. 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.  

Where: Gray's Inn
When: Saturday 20 October 2018 or Saturday 30 March 2019
Time: 1pm to 7.30pm
Cost: Free with subsidised travel

Programme

  • Talk on advocacy (Michael Fordham QC - Master of Students)
  • Talk on scholarships (Nathalie Lieven QC - Chair of the Scholarships Committee) 
  • Talk on the role of the Inns (Director of Education - Quinn Clarke)
  • Advocacy and ethics training in small groups from barristers
  • Reception in Hall hosted by The Treasurer, The Honourable Sir David Foskett

Please contact the Education Department with any queries.

Application form - 20 October 2018

This application form is for Saturday 20 October 2018. If we are unable to offer you a place on Octobers event, you may apply again for the Advocacy Day on 30 March 2019 - please select yes to the Gray's Inn mailing list to be notified when the second application round is open. 

Application deadline: 9am Friday 5 October 2018

Submit the below application form no later than the above deadline to apply for a place. 

Places are limited. We will confirm whether your application has been successful before the 8 October. 

You may apply on this occasion and not be successful in gaining a place due to space restrictions.  Don’t let that put you off pursuing a career at the Bar. 

If you have previously attended one of our University Advocacy Days you will not be eligible to attend this event. 

Fields marked * are compulsory. Your information will be used in accordance with the Inn's Data Privacy Notice.

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