Guidelines for Mentor

-A Mentor must be a practising member in good standing with the Law Society
-A Mentor must be called to the bar a minimum of seven years
-A Mentor need not be senior to the Mentee, but must have sufficient experience or expertise in the subjects under discussion.
-A Mentor may typically play complementary overlapping roles such as a:

  1. Coach. To help the Mentee learn a new way to tackle a problem, challenge their assumptions and encourage the exploration of new solutions and/or the consequences of potential decisions
  2. Facilitator. To share knowledge and skills
  3. Communicator. To listen and address concerns clearly and effectively
  4. Supporter. To be understanding and provide encouragement