Wellbeing Event

"A View from the Bench"

Our Professional Speaker will speak on "Kindness and Compassion in the Workplace"

Bingham Room, Gray’s Inn, London


Thursday 15th November 2018

18.00 – 19.30


Confirmed Judicial Speakers Include:

HHJ Martin Beddoe 

HHJ Sally Ann Hales QC

HHJ Christopher Kinch QC

HHJ Deborah Taylor


Professional Speaker:

Abraham Brafman

Abraham H. Brafman trained as a psychoanalyst of adults and children. In his NHS career he worked as a consultant in child 

and adolescent psychiatry, and for many years ran a group for parents and under-fives. He ran infant observation courses at the 

Institute of Psychoanalysis and also seminars on psychodynamic work with children, adolescents, and adults for the British 

Psychoanalytic Society and several other training organisations


Gray’s Inn, the South Eastern Circuit and Criminal Bar Association are holding a joint wellbeing event 

for the bar and judiciary following the success of the last three joint events 

We consider the wellbeing of our members and the judiciary of significant importance.

The event is free but must be booked in advance.

Please contact aaron.dolan@southeastcircuit.org.uk to reserve your seat


The Chatham House Rule will apply.

Drinks and nibbles will follow.

Open to non-members.


The Inn is  undertaking the refurbishment of 19/21 High Holborn together with the main archway entrance to the Inn

The Porter’s Lodge has moved to Gray’s Inn Square (facing the Gray’s Inn Road entrance that will form the vehicular access and exit to the Inn).

The main pedestrian access is currently via Fulwood Place or Warwick Court (accessible access) off of High Holborn. Fulwood Place access will close at 6pm. View the alternative pedestrian access routes off of High Holborn (PDF)

The vehicle entrance and exit is via the Gray’s Inn Road entrance