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CORAM CONFERENCE 2018 PROGRAMME RELEASED: BOOK YOUR TICKETS

Coram Chambers is pleased to announce that this year’s Coram Conference will be held on Thursday 8 November at the Law Society. The Conference will feature a diverse set of speakers and topics, with a programme that allows guests to tailor the day to their individual interests.

Mark Twomey QC, our joint head of Chambers, will open the Conference with an update on Coram Chambers, before leading into our opening session: Brexit for Breakfast.

We are delighted to announce that Joshua Rozenberg QC (Hon) (Legal Commentator and Presenter of the BBC Radio 4 series Law in Action) will be chairing this session, with panellists including Suzanne Kingston (Withers Worldwide) and David Allen Green (Preiskel & Co and Contributing Editor at the Financial Times).

The rest of the Conference will feature sessions from members of chambers and guest speakers on family finance, private and public children law issues, alternative families, Court of Protection and judicial review.

After the Conference, we will be hosting a drinks reception where we will be delighted to publicly welcome our new senior clerk, Sam Carter who started with us on 17 September as well as our new tenants, Matthew Shaw and Rachel Cooper.

What did guests say last year?

“Really informative, good format, excellent”

“Excellent delivery”

“Lovely people, great experience and informative”

“Great to think outside of the box”

“Learned a lot”

73% of our attendees from CoramCon17 rated our Conference as excellent

 

TO REGISTER PLEASE COMPLETE THE  Coram Conference Registration Form AND RETURN IT ALONG WITH YOUR PAYMENT TO TY@CORAMCHAMBERS.CO.UK

TICKET PRICE: £125 + VAT (includes lunch)

Total price: £150

Payment accepted via credit card, cheque or BACS
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Please include reference: “CoramCon”

Please contact ty@coramchambers.co.uk for further information.

Programme as follows:

8:30 Registration

9:00 Opening Address: Mark Twomey QC 

9:15 “Brexit for Breakfast” with Joshua Rozenberg QC (Hon) (Chair); Mark Twomey QC, Suzanne Kingston, David Allen Green, Robert Khan, Kim Vowden (Panellists)

11:00 Pensions: “The Notorious P.A.G.” with Matthew Richardson (Presenter); George Mathieson, Mena Ruparel (Panellists); Divya Bhatia (Chair)

11:00 Police Disclosure: “You show me yours and I’ll show you mine” with Marcia Hyde and Ramanjit Kang (Presenters); Peter Carter QC (Panellist)

12:00 Child Abduction: “Have child: will travel” with Shiva Ancliffe and Richard Beddoe (Presenters); Carolina Marin Pedreno, Samantha Marsh, Imogen Adams-Stiell  (Panellists)

12:00 Assisted Reproduction and Legal Parenthood: “Who’s your daddy” with Dr. Bianca Jackson and Matthew Shaw (Presenters); Professor Nils Hoppe (Chair)

12:50 Lunch

13:50 TOLATA & Spousal Maintenance: “We’re as good as married” with Greg Williams and Mike Horton (Presenters); Jacqueline Marks (Chair)

13:50 Deprivation of Liberty & Secure Accommodation: “It is for their own good” with Nick O’Brien and Lucinda Wicks (Presenters); Gill Honeyman (Chair)

15:10 Family Finance Update: “2018’s Greatest Hits” with Tosin Oguntayo and Rosanne Godfrey-Lockwood (Presenters); Mike Horton (Chair)

15:10 Public Children Law: “Demystifying human rights: when they may work for you” with Neil Shah and Richard Yorke (Presenters); Marcia Willis Stewart QC (Hon) (Chair)

16:00 Closing Remarks with Mark Twomey QC

16:30 Reception

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