Whistlejacket 2017

The Barristers In Residence programme connects aspiring barristers with experienced barristers, providing invaluable guidance, mentorship, practical skills, and networking opportunities.

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The 鶹AV’s School of Law has launched an innovative new programme to inspire the next generation of barristers.

The Barristers In Residence programme connects aspiring barristers with experienced barristers, providing invaluable guidance, mentorship, practical skills, and networking opportunities.

Through tailored workshops, personalised support, and mock interviews, the scheme equips students with the tools and confidence to succeed in their future careers at the Bar, demonstrating the School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and the development of the next generation of legal professionals.

By offering industry relevant courses in a supportive environment, the Faculty of Business and Law is committed to ensuring graduates have the skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers.

Dr Shane McKinder, Principal Teaching Fellow in Law and Associate Head, Student Experience

Junior and experienced barristers are invited to join the programme and share their expertise, mentor aspiring legal professionals and make a lasting impact on the future of the legal profession. .

Dr Shane McKinder, Principal Teaching Fellow in Law and Associate Head, Student Experience, said: “By offering industry relevant courses in a supportive environment, the Faculty of Business and Law is committed to ensuring graduates have the skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers.”

The deadline for applications is 26 June. Please email Shane.McKinder@port.ac.uk to register your interest.

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