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Career Diversity at the Employed Bar
Employed Bar Forum
An opportunity to meet the Inner Temple team running our Employed Bar Forum and to hear about diverse career paths at the Bar and network with fellow members.
Time: 5.30pm Doors open; 6pm Presentations from the panel followed by Q&A; 7pm Networking reception
Tickets: £10; £5 for Students
Members of all Inns are welcome to attend.
Please book directly with Inner Temple using the following link: www.innertemple.org.uk/careerdiversity (Non-Members: Please scroll beneath the Members Login box and click Add Ticket)
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Opportunities for Career Returners and Movers at the Employed Bar
Middle Temple's Talent Retention Working Group and Employed Bar Society invite members of all four Inns of Court to attend this session about opportunities at the employed Bar for career returners and movers.
The session will be followed by a drinks and nibbles reception.
17:00 - Doors Open
17:30 - Session
18:30 - Drinks Reception in the Prince’s Room
This event is expected to end at approximately 20:00
Dress code: Business Attire
Members from all four Inns of Court, non-members, and guests are welcome to attend this event.
Middle Temple members can book via the website. Non-members can book by calling the Treasury Department at 020 7427 4800 between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00.
The Bar Council
The World Bar Conference 2024
The conference brings together delegates from 15 to 17 May in Belfast and Dublin, under the theme of “responding to global challenges”. It will cover the collective insights and experiences of recognised experts and representatives of the independent referral Bars from across the globe. The conference will host numerous high profile speakers, including our own Lady Chief Justice, touching on interesting and current topics such as cancel culture and free speech, rule of law, artificial intelligence, migration and human rights and law in the era of climate crisis. There will also be several receptions (including at the Wren-style high court building in Belfast and a gala dinner at Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin).
This is sure to be a fantastic event: we have a limited allocation of 50 tickets only, so it is a good idea to get in early! We are hoping that the Bar of England and Wales, easily the largest of the eight referral Bars, will have excellent representation.
Registration is available HERE and prices are banded between 400-650 euros (which includes all receptions and lunches). Tickets include transport between Belfast and Dublin and registration also entitles discounted local accommodation rates.
If you are up to seven years from Call can I highlight the Bar Council’s International Professional and Legal Development Grant, which allows you to apply for financial assistance to participate in international legal programmes which contribute to their professional development (including the World Bar Conference). Information about how to apply is available on the Bar Council website. Those eligible could have up to two-thirds of the total cost of the trip covered (including registration fee, travel, accommodation and subsistence).
The Bar Council
Bar Conference 2024
After a break in 2023, our flagship event is back with a new and improved format. Bar Conference 2024 is taking place on Saturday 8 June, with an evening drinks reception on Friday 7 June. Join us in-person in London to network, socialise and engage with colleagues from across the legal profession. The event will welcome a wide range of speakers from across the legal profession and Government exploring subjects at the heart of the Bar. Notably, the Lady Chief Justice will be speaking and the Lord Chancellor and Shadow Lord Chancellor have been invited, providing an opportunity to hear about priorities for the justice system and pose questions in advance of the next General Election.
Bar Council members should, please, consider this as essential to attend. Please can you do the following:
1. Save the date and register your interest, and encourage others to.
2. Purchase a ticket when they go on sale in February.
3. Tell your colleagues about the event and encourage them to attend.
4. Share our messaging on social media – X (Twitter) , and LinkedIn.