2024 Fair Work Distribution

Fair Work Distribution and Monitoring

Designed to highlight the regulatory requirements surrounding fair allocation of work.

Within chambers, it is vital that fair allocation of work and opportunities is a concept that is implemented and maintained. It must be part of the normal proceedings in the clerks’ room. 

This training will help equip you with the knowledge of regulatory requirements surrounding fair allocation of work. It is designed to help you understand how best to monitor compliance with the regulations and provide useful tips, examples, and information on best practice when distributing cases.

Why is allocating work fairly so important for barristers?

In the life of a barrister, success and growth depend entirely upon the opportunities provided by taking on cases; therefore it is essential that everyone involved, including clerks, solicitors, barristers, chambers managers and other members of chambers understand the importance of distributing work and opportunities fairly.

This course will help you understand how to fairly distribute work and demonstrate best the practices in recognising and minimising unfair allocation.

What will you learn?

After completing this course, you will:

  • Know what fair work allocation processes look like and why they are vital within chambers.
  • Recognise unfair work allocation and how to minimise it.
  • Be aware of the BSB rules and regulations on fair work allocation.
  • Understand how to effectively manage and monitor the distribution of work.
  • Understand the role of a Data Diversity Officer (DDO) and other policy implications.
  • Know how to identify disparities and strategies to combat them.

Who is this course for?

Barristers and chambers who:

  • Want to understand the importance of fair work distribution in chambers.
  • Want to increase their ability in recognising and addressing disparities in work allocation.
  • Want to know the regulatory requirements set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB).
  • Would like to understand how the distribution of work in chambers should be monitored.

96% of users said they would recommend this training to a colleague.

£125.00 + VAT
AUDIENCE Barristers & Chambers
Duration: 1 Hour
Certificate: Upon Completion
CPD Hours: 1
Portfolio: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
What Our Clients Say

“Written with clarity and acknowledgement of any potential unconscious unfair distribution that might be occurring.”

Clerk, Three New Square

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