Tonight: New Barristers Committee presents a discussion with psychiatrists Dr Gordon Parker and Dr Michael Williamson on witnesses and trauma


Online - Wednesday, 14 June 2023

In this online CPD on Wednesday, 14 June 2023 at 5.00pm, two preeminent experts will present on:

  • Giving Evidence: Fake it to make it. How do we distinguish truth tellers from liars in the witness box?;
  • For new barristers, the patterns and warning signs of trauma – difficult clients, disturbing situations in case preparation particularly in criminal and family law; and
  • In your first 5 years at the bar, the strategies for self-protection, prevention and treatment for negative psychological effects created by the nature of barrister work.

This CPD is for under 5 barristers, but all are welcome to register for this seminar. Please send any questions to

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