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Coram Conference 2019 – Book Now

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** This year’s Coram Conference is now sold out. Send us a message if you would like to be placed on the waiting list. **
We are delighted to announce that you can now book tickets to our annual family law conference.
DATE: Thursday 26 September 2019
LOCATION: Ironmongers’ Hall, Shaftesbury Place, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8AA
TIME: 9:00 – 17:00 with reception to follow
COST: £135 + VAT (Early bird rate is £100 + VAT until 5 July, 2019)
Due to event logistics, we will only provide ticket exchanges, not refunds.


Our Coram Conference will feature a diverse set of speakers and topics, with a programme that allows guests to tailor the day to their individual interests. Sessions will feature members of chambers and guest speakers on family finance, private and public children law issues, alternative families, and Court of Protection.

Following the Conference will be a drinks reception.

Registration opens at 8:45

Conference starts at 9:30

Reception from 17:00 onwards

Further details on programming and speakers will be posted as it becomes available. Please check our website for updates or follow us on social media @CoramFamilyLaw.

For questions, please contact our Marketing Manager at theresa.yurkewich@coramchambers.co.uk.




9:30 – 9:50 – Opening address by Mr. Justice Keehan


Public & Private Children Law

9:50 – 10:40 – 2020 Vision: The Way Ahead for Care Proceedings – Mark Twomey QC

11:00 – 11:50 – Unlocking the Child: the Voice of the Child and Deprivation of Liberty – Alison Easton and Hannah Gomersall, Guest panellist: Lucy Turner (Registered Intermediary)

12:00 – 12:50 – Tricky Issues in Public Law: FII and children giving evidence – Victoria Roberts and Alex Laing

13:50 – 14:40 – Re: L and the New Presidential Approach: Tips and Tactics in Parental Alienation and Intractable Hostility – Anarkali Musgrave and Sophie Hill, Guest panellist: Bernadette Heron (Caseworker at NYAS)

15:50 – 16:40 – A Psychodynamic Approach to Client Contact and Gaslighting – Jacqueline Marks


Court of Protection

13:50 – 14:40 – The MCA 2005 and Care Act 2014: Limits of autonomy in adult social care – Nicholas O’Brien and Julia Queen, Guest panellist: Julie Ann Penfold (Relevant Paid Person’s Representative at POhWER)


Alternative Families

15:00 – 15:50 – Global Children, Local Problems: International Surrogacy and Adoption: Bianca Jackson and Dermot Casey


Family Finance 

9:50 – 10:40 – A Family Finance Case Update – Sally Harrison QC

11:00 – 11:50 – Pre-nup Pitfalls: What to include, when to use Counsel, and top tips for national and international pre-nuptial agreements – Michael Horton and Suzanne Kingston (Consultant at Mills & Reeve)

12:00 – 12:50 – Spotting tax issues in family finance: How to recognise it and what to do – Sarah Tyler and Rosanne Godfrey-Lockwood, Guest Panellist: Daniel Grainge (Partner and Head of Tax at Kreston Reeves)

15:00 – 15:50 – Cohabitation Made Clear: TOLATA case studies and top tips – Greg Williams



This year, we are solely booking tickets via Ticket Tailor. To book your ticket, please follow this link: http://buytickets.at/coramchambers/274417.

Or, use the below form.

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