Young Bar seminar: Managing your finances during a crisis


Wednesday 24 June, 17:30 to 18:30 

This free-of-charge online seminar will give junior barristers an overview of the current financial support available, including a breakdown of government schemes, what you need to know about crisis management in your practice and tips on rebuilding and preparing for the future. The session will look at the current financial hardship going on at the junior end of the Bar in light of the Covid-19 crisis and offer tips on how to best navigate the situation.

The deadline for registration has now passed. To enquire about availability, please email our training and events team.

Organised by the Bar Council's Young Barristers’ Committee, the seminar will address how self-employed and employed young barristers can best manage their income and maximise financial security. This seminar is designed for all members of the Young Bar, from those at the publicly funded bar who live brief fee to brief fee with no idea of when they will get paid, to those who have steady source of income and are looking to set themselves up financially.
 

The online seminar will cover topics including:

  • How to keep afloat when your income sinks
  • Options for financial support including temporary loans
  • Government schemes available to support self-employed barristers
  • How chambers can support young barristers
  • Rebuilding and preparing for the next crisis (including budgeting)
     

The panel

Moderator

Katherine Duncan – Barrister, Chair of the Bar Council’s Young Barristers’ Committee

Speakers

Harriet Brown – Specialist Tax Barrister, Old Square Tax Chambers
Charlotte Pope-Williams – Associate Barrister at Pinsent Masons LLP  
John  Constantine – Partner at Place Campbell Chartered Accountants  
Kaye Crush – Director of Westgate Wealth Management and Partner at St. James’s Place Wealth Management


Book your place

The deadline for registration has now passed. To enquire about availability, please email our training and events team.

 

All Bar Council online training is held on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. Please ensure you read our Zoom statement before booking.