Bar Council Annual Report 2016-17

Aim 2 - Training and events

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Training and events

The training programme developed by the Bar Council Training and Events team is designed to support the Bar in developing new ways of working to enhance individual barristers’ practices. Training sessions are also designed to promote good practice in chambers and to provide training to barristers looking to enhance their continued professional development.

The 2016-17 schedule included training sessions and seminars on issues ranging from public access and litigation to arbitration and mediation, as well as fair recruitment and selection.

Key figures for 2016-17:

  • 240 barristers and 75 clerks trained in Public Access
  • 150 barristers and chambers employees trained in fair recruitment and selection
  • 128 barristers training in litigation
  • 61 practice managers and chambers staff trained in the fair allocation of work

Other training sessions included:

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Luke Robins-Grace
Senior Communications Adviser 
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