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  • A Mentor must be a practising licenced 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 subject(s) 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