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21st Century Bar Conference 

1st December 2023 | 09.00-16.30 | Mackenzie Building, Edinburgh & Virtually 

The conference this year will be hosted in-person at the Mackenzie Building and virtually (platform TBC) by the Faculty of Advocates.

This years conference theme is ‘Embracing Change’, the conference will be split into five sections:

Chapter 1 – The Bench

Chapter 2 – Scottish Industry

Chapter 3 – The Courts

Chapter 4 – Organisations

Chapter 5 – The Bar

The event will be followed by a drinks reception in the Mackenzie Building.

Subject to talk running times, the conference has been accredited with 4hrs of Substantive Law, 1hr of Practice Development and 30 minutes of Advocacy CPD. Please click here to download a draft programme for the conference. Please note the programme is still a draft and subject to change. 

For in-person attendees as lunch will be provided, please ensure to register by Friday 24th November noting any dietary requirements.

For more information and to register please click here.

Faculty of Advocates Open Day 2023

We are looking towards holding our next Open Day in 2023, but watch this space for any other announcements. The Open Day is for S5 and S6 school pupils and university law students to give them an insight into the Bar and how to become an Advocate.