APPLYING FOR SILK – event for client assessors

15 May 2024
17:30 –18:30

The aim of this session is for client assessors to hear from the KC Selection Panel on what information and evidence they need to help build a picture of the applicant and how best to provide that evidence.

It will be led by Panel members Mena Ruparel and Douglas Board, who will take attendees through the process and are happy to answer questions on any aspect of it.

To confirm your attendance please email: events@kcappointments.org Joining instructions will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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APPLYING FOR SILK – event for practitioner assessors

2 and 7 May 2024
17:30 –18:30

The aim of this session is to help practitioner (normally a fellow advocate) assessors understand what the KC Selection Panel need to build a picture of the applicant and how best to provide that evidence. It will be led by Panel members Monisha Shah (Chair) and Matthew Chapman KC, who will take attendees through the process and are happy to answer any questions on it.

To confirm your attendance please email: events@kcappointments.org and include your preferred date. Joining instructions for the virtual event will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Presentation and accompanying notes:

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APPLYING FOR SILK EVENT

28 February 2024
17:30 –18:30

Hear from KCA Selection Panel members Monisha Shah (Chair) and Matthew Chapman KC on how best to prepare for the 2024 King’s Counsel competition.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing events@kcappointments.org or using the registration form below. Joining instructions for the virtual event will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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APPLYING FOR SILK – EVENT FOR THE EMPLOYED BAR

26 February 2024
17:00 –19:00

Venue: Sidley Austin, 70 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BE

Join the Bar Council’s Employed Barristers’ Committee and King’s Counsel Appointments for a session on how best to prepare for the KC competition. This will include addressing some common misconceptions for employed barristers who are considering applying for silk.

Hear from our panel on their experiences of applying for, and assessing, applications for silk:

  • Heidi Stonecliffe KC (Chair)
  • Monisha Shah  (Chair, KC Selection Panel)
  • Dame Anne Rafferty (KC Selection Panel member)

The session will be held both in person and online and will be followed by a networking reception.

APPLYING FOR SILK – EVENT FOR LAWYERS FROM AN ETHNIC MINORITY

22 November 2023
17:30 –18:30

Hear from KCA Selection Panel members Monisha Shah (Chair) and Mena Ruparel on how best to prepare for the 2024 King’s Counsel competition.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing events@kcappointments.org or using the registration form below. Joining instructions for the virtual event will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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APPLYING FOR SILK – EVENT FOR WOMEN
8 November 2023
17:30 –18:30

Hear from KCA Selection Panel members Monisha Shah (Chair) and Dame Anne Rafferty on how best to prepare for the 2024 King’s Counsel competition.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing events@kcappointments.org or using the registration form below. Joining instructions for the virtual event will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Presentation and accompanying notes:

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