EVENT: The Bar Council – Family Career Breaks

Posted February 22nd, 2016 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘This course is aimed at:

-Barristers before taking a Career Break to have a family (for women considering maternity leave; men considering paternity leave; prospective adoptive parents and male or female primary carers)
-Barristers during and after a career break (for women who have taken maternity leave; men who have taken paternity leave; adoptive parents and male or female primary carers)
-Clerks and Practice Managers interested in ensuring chambers’ practices support Barrister parents and those who want to ensure compliance with BSB rules, and
-Equality and Diversity Officers wishing to support colleagues.

The programme will include advice on:
-Negotiating your exit/return with Clerks/Chambers
-Putting your practice to bed/re-starting your practice: Managing your clients; complying with the BSB and managing CPD
-What to think about before and after your break
-Ethical challenges and complying with BSB rules (including Q&A)
-Navigating Chambers’ Policies: Your rights (including Q&A)
-Exploring all your options on return’

Date: 11th March 2016, 9.45am-2.00pm

Location: The General Council of the Bar 289-293 High Holborn London WC1V 7HZ

Charge: £15 for those who have paid the Bar Representation Fee (BRF), £20 for those who have not paid the Bar Representation Fee

More information can be found here.