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Mr. Justice Keehan to give keynote address at Coram Conference 2019

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We are delighted to announce updates to this year’s Coram Conference. The theme will be 2020 vision.

Our keynote address will be given by Mr. Justice Keehan, commencing at 9:30am.

After that, we will hold sessions in two rooms throughout the day, allowing delegates to choose a programme to suit their interests. We would like to thank our guest speakers Sally Harrison QC (St. Johns Buildings), Suzanne Kingston (Mills & Reeve), Daniel Grainge (Kreston Reeves) and Bernadette Heron (NYAS) for joining us on the day to deliver their practical insight.

Further guest speakers will be announced closer to the date.

Coram Conference is an annual family law Conference held in London. Each year we focus on a set of hot topics in family law, including current issues in public child, finance and private client, alternative families, and COP. Sessions are led by our team of knowledgeable family law barristers and are often paired with guest speakers or panellist discussions.

2020 Programme

9:30 – 9:50

Opening address (Mr. Justice Keehan)

9:50 – 10:40

2020 Vision: The way ahead for care proceedings (Mark Twomey QC)

Family Finance update (Sally Harrison QC)

11:00 – 11:50

Unlocking the Child: The voice of the child and deprivation of liberty (Alison Easton, Hannah Gomersall)

Pre-Nup Pitfalls: What to include, when to use Counsel, and tips on national and international agreements (Michael Horton, Suzanne Kingston)

12:00 – 12:50

Tricky Issues in Public Law: FII and children giving evidence (Victoria Roberts, Alex Laing)

Spotting Tax Issues in Family Finance: How to recognise them and what to do (Sarah Tyler, Rosanne Godfrey-Lockwood, Daniel Grainge)

13:50 – 14:40

Re: L and the New Presidential Approach: Tips and tactics in parental alienation and intractable hostility (Anarkali Musgrave, Sophie Hill, Bernadette Heron)

The MCA 2005 and Care Act 2014: Limits of autonomy in adult social care (Nick O’Brien, Julia Queen)

15:00 – 15:50

Global Children, Local Problems: International surrogacy and adoption (Bianca Jackson, Dermot Casey)

Cohabitation Made Clear: TOLATA case studies and top tips (Greg Williams)

15:50 – 16:40

A Psychodynamic Approach to Client Contact and Gaslighting (Jacqueline Marks)

We look forward to welcoming our delegates on 26 September at Ironmongers’ Hall in London. Tickets are almost sold out and can be booked via: http://buytickets.at/coramchambers/274417.

Please contact our Marketing Manager, Theresa Yurkewich, for further information: theresa.yurkewich@coramchambers.co.uk.

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