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

In this online CPD, two preeminent experts will present on:  (1) Giving Evidence: Fake it to make it. How do we distinguish truth tellers from liars in the witness box?; (2) For new barristers, the patterns and warning signs of trauma – difficult clients, disturbing situations in case preparation particularly in criminal and family law; (3) 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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CPD Points 1
Date & Times Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
CPD Strand Barristers' Skills
Committee New Barristers

This CPD will take place via Zoom

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