Through this two-hour course, understand the role of equality and diversity in good chambers management, and explore genuine equality and diversity challenges in a chambers context.

26 September, 17:00-19:00
In-person, London

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26 September 2024, 17:00 - 19:00
Event Type
Training course
In-person, London
Equality and diversity, Advanced equality and diversity

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About the course

This training covers all aspects of equality and diversity for anyone with responsibility for implementing the BSB’s equality and diversity rules.

The course also covers:

  • Priority setting
  • Overcoming challenges
  • Good practice and complaints handling

and supports equality and diversity in chambers generally.

A basic understanding of equality and diversity (from the Bar Council Introduction to Equality & Diversity course) is assumed.

Format and group size

  • Practical facilitated session requiring group work and full participation
  • Required pre-reading provided
  • Maximum 24 attendees

What does the course cover?

  • An introduction to the BSB Rules and steps required to ensure chambers compliance
  • The importance of equality and diversity for good chambers management
  • How best to promote equality and diversity in chambers

Why attend?

  • Gain greater clarity on requirements for chambers compliance with legal and regulatory duties with respect to equality and diversity
  • Access expert advice on priority setting and action planning
  • Gain insight into good practice by reviewing and discussing relevant, current case studies
  • Take away solutions and tips to overcome common equality and diversity problems

Who should attend?

  • chambers’ Equality and Diversity Officers
  • Heads of chambers
  • Practice managers and clerks
  • Anyone with a management role in chambers


2 hours


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The Annual Chambers Management package

This training session is available as part of the Bar Council's Annual Chambers Membership package. Chambers membership gives you access to a range of training and support throughout the year, chosen to suit your needs. Find out more about the package.

In-chambers training

We can offer this training in-chambers, including at chambers on the circuits. Please contact our Training and Events team for information on dates and pricing.  

Paperless training packs

To minimise environmental impact and the amount of paper you have to carry with you, Bar Council training packs are paperless. As a delegate you will receive the materials you need for the training by email in advance, which you can access on your laptop or tablet or print in advace if required. 
Throughout the training, there will be references to various Bar Council guidance or external documents which are included as a hyperlink within the attendee workbook.