Join experts on disability good practice at an interactive discussion on reasonable adjustments in a chambers context (for applicants, pupils, practising barristers and their staff), and find out what support is available.

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When
1 December 2021, 17:00 - 18:30
Event Type
Seminar
Where
Online
Topics
Equality and diversity

About the session

In recent research from the Bar Council, just over 1 in 8 young barristers reported a disability. With that in mind, this practical event hosts an interactive discussion on good practice in making reasonable adjustments in a chambers context – for applicants, pupils, practising barristers and their staff. We will be joined by experts on disability good practice in both the workplace and specifically in a chambers' context, and will outline and discuss resources available to chambers to support inclusion with respect to disability (both visible and non-visible).
 

Who is the session for?

Equality and Diversity Officers (EDOs), Practice Managers, clerks, Heads of Pupillage and barristers with an interest in disability issues.

 

The programme

17:00-17:10

Faisal Sadiq (Gatehouse Chambers) provides an overview of the Bar Council's Disability Panel's work including support available for barristers and chambers.

17:10-17:20

Fleur Donnelly-Jackson of the Business Disability Forum outlines resources available to the Bar.

17:20-17:30

Mark Henderson (Doughty Street Chambers) discusses his chambers' experience of upskilling on disability.

17:30-18:25

Panel Q&A - Declan O’Dempsey, Fleur Donnelly-Jackson, Mark Henderson and Faisel Sadiq answer questions on reasonable adjustments and access: from compliance to good practice.

18:25-18:30

Final comments from Faisal Sadiq.

 

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