QASA Handbook and podcast launched

The QASA Handbook sets out everything advocates need to know about QASA. Advocates can use the Handbook to work out the QASA level at which they should register. The QASA Handbook is available to download from:

QASA podcast: available to stream here:

QASA drop-in sessions: Barristers can get help with registering for the Scheme at a series of drop-in sessions for which they can book a 10-20 min 1-2-1 session with a member of the QASA team.

  • Bristol: 6-9pm, Novotel, Victoria Street, BS1 6HY; 16 September 2013
  • Exeter: 6-9pm, ABode Exeter Cathedral Yard, EX1 1HD; 18 September 2013
  • Birmingham: 6-9pm, Novotel, 70 Broad street, B1 2HT; 23 September 2013
  • Nottingham: 6-9pm, Jury’s Inn, Station Street, NG2 3BJ; 25 September 2013

Book your session slot here:

QASA registration windows:

  • 30 September 2013 – 7 March 2014: Midlands and Western Circuits (Phase One);
  • 10 March 2014 – 13 June 2014: South Eastern Circuit (Phase Two);
  • 30 June 2014 – 3 October 2014: North Eastern, Northern, and Wales and Chester Circuits (Phase Three);

Once the window for registration in their Circuit opens, advocates can register online via Barrister Connect at: For more information about the Handbook and QASA visit: https:// or call the QASA helpline on 0207 611 1479 (lines open from 09:30 to 17:00)

Visit: for QASA registration help and support