Annual and Young Bar Conference 2018

Date: 24 November 2018

Time: 08:00 - 19:00

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Saturday 24 November 2018, De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London

5 CPD

 

This year's conference celebrates equality, diversity and inclusivity at the Bar, the development and diversification of practice, and barristers' career progression in their life-stages, acknowledging how far we have come - and how much further we must go to remain a resilient profession.

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Keynote speakers:

DG LC

 

 

 The Rt Hon  David Gauke MP, Lord Chancellor

 

 

MrCox

The Rt Hon Geoffrey Cox QC MP, Attorney General

 

 

ShamiCAG

Baroness Chakrabarti CBE, PC, Shadow Attorney General of England & Wales

 

"Investing in a Bar for Everyone"

Mrsumption

The Rt Hon Lord Sumption OBE, Justice of the Supreme Court 

MrHikinbottom

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Hickinbottom 

 

 

"In conversation with Jonathan Ames, Editor of The Brief of The Times Newspaper, on alternative routes to the Bench"

 

Molyneux

Her Honour Judge Molyneux MBE, Circuit Judge at the Central Criminal Court

 

"In conversation with Jonathan Ames, Editor of The Brief of The Times Newspaper, on alternative routes to the Bench"

 

 

 

Booking rates and discount 

The following discount is available for those travelling from:

Midland Circuit - 15%

Western Circuit - 15%

Northern Circuit - 20%

Wales and Chester Circuit - 20%

North Eastern Circuit - 25%

International attendee rates are also discounted 

Please click here to book

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding the event please contact 

E: BarConf@BarCouncil.org.uk

T: +44 (0)20 7611 1329

    

  Programme click here

 

Conference sponsors  

Close Brother Logo

GOLD SPONSOR | CLOSE BROTHERS |  Close Brothers Asset Management offers the reassurance of a close association with your leading professional body and the high-standards it demands. We provide a complete financial planning and investment service to barristers at each stage of their career, from pupils to seasoned QCs. Capital at risk.

W: www.closebrothersam.com

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GOLD SPONSOR | SAUNDERSON HOUSE |  Saunderson House provides a comprehensive financial planning and investment management service to high net worth individuals - with a particular specialism at the Bar.

We understand the challenges of time pressures and sporadic earnings that barristers often face, as well as the need to plan for the unforeseen.

Our expert team will work to help ensure financial peace of mind, leaving you free to focus on other areas of your personal and working life. We will help you reach your financial goals and plan for the now as well as later stages of your life, ultimately aiming to help you achieve financial independence, and capital at risk.

W: www.saundersonhouse.co.uk 

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     place campbell 

BRONZE |SPONSOR | Place Campbell | Already representing around 2,500 barristers and over 70 sets of chambers, Place Campbell is the largest barrister-specialist firm of Chartered Accountants in the UK.

W: www.placecampbell.com

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       St James

BRONZE |SPONSOR | Westgate  | Westgate Wealth Management Ltd is a Partner Practice of St. James's Place Wealth Management.  We provide bespoke financial planning for the Bar, offering a holistic service, advising on many aspects of wealth management. We aim to help individuals of widely differing financial resources and life stages secure and enhance their financial future, in areas including: investment planning; tax and estate planning; retirement planning and protection needs. Do not hesitate to contact us for your complimentary brochure, or to arrange an initial no obligation consultation. Please click here for more information.

W: www.westgatewealth.co.uk/thebar.html

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Vector Logo

Vector Professions Finance | VPF is a well established company whose principal activity is Aged Debt Funding to the Bar. 

W: www.ageddebtfunding.co.uk

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Session sponsors 

AON Logo 

Aon | Aon can arrange insurance for your business, your profession, your members or your personal needs. Clients are at the heart of our business and we aim to bring the best of Aon to our customers.

This means being responsive to our client's needs, always evaluating new ideas that create value, and arranging solutions that better position our clients in their assessment of risk.

In everything we do, we strive to be the partner that you can rely on for your intermediary insurance needs, regardless of the challenges and risk you may be facing.

W: http://www.aon.com/home/capabilities/commercial-risk.html

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Conference exhibitors 

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Complete Business Solutions | Over the past 20 years Complete Business Solutions have developed a range of business services that enable chambers to consolidate their supply chain and drastically reduce the number of suppliers they deal with.

W: www.c-o-s.co.uk

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BMW Logo

BMW Group | International & Specialist Sales Division provide a 'VIP Sales' programme offering members of the Bar  preferential rates on new BMW & MINI vehicles.

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       Hammicks 

Hammicks Legal Information Services | Official supplier to the MOJ, Legal sets and individuals throughout the UK.

Customers receive an unrivalled one stop service for Legal text across all publishers, including online access to management information relating to their accounts and regular updates on new products. We also provide eBooks and next day delivery service. We are here to help so do pop past our at the conference, as we have some offers & giveaways.

W: www.hammickslegal.com

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         Riliance Logo

Riliance | Risk Management Services  Riliance specialises in providing market-leading risk and compliance solutions, innovations and support to the legal sector

W: www.riliance.co.uk

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     Inner Temple

 

Inner Temple | Inn of Court | In the spirit of one Bar, the Inner Temple is delighted to sponsor the Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference 2018. Led and shaped by the profession for the profession, Inner Temple is ever progressive in strengthening and promoting the rule of law and a vibrant, diverse, legal community.

W: www.innertemple.org.uk

 .................................................................................................................................................        Humphrey & Co logo

Humphrey & Co  | Chartered Accountants |  Our barrister team has a wealth of experience in providing specialist tax, accounting and business advisory services to individual barristers. We work on a fixed fee basis.

We assist with:-

  • Personal tax planning

  • VAT and Making tax Digital (MTD)

  • Using cloud systems to simplify bookkeeping

  • Preparation of annual tax returns

W:  https://www.humph.co.uk/

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          Oxford Uni Press

Oxford University Press   | University of Oxford |  Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

W:  http://global.oup.com

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        Ludlows Logo

Ludlows  | Legal Regalia & Tailors  Is Australasia's leading Legal Wear provider. Our principal values are: price, quality and service. We have quietly probed the UK legal wear market and have now determined to establish ourselves in London. We look forward to meeting you.

Whttp://www.ludlows.com.au/ 

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