18 November 2016
9:00 am - 5:10 pm
REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON ON WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER
The 17th MHLA Annual Conference will take place on Friday 18 November 2016 at the Victory Services Club in London. The conference fee includes a hot buffet lunch and all refreshments. Group discounted fees (£145 each) apply when three or more members from the same firm book together.
This event attracts 6 CPD hours/points (reference BYE/MHLA – advanced level).
09:00 Registration & refreshments
09:30 Nick Lewis, Chairman’s Address and Welcome
09:40 John Sirodcar, Head of Contract Management, Legal Aid Agency, ‘Working Together to Avoid Issues’
10:30 Neil Cronin, Chief Assessor, The Law Society Mental Health Panel, ‘The Role of the Chief Assessor’
11:00 Refreshments & Networking
11:30 Mark Hinchliffe, Deputy Chamber President, HESC, ‘A View from the Tribunal’
12:15 Hot Buffet Lunch & Networking
13:30 Annual General Meeting – Election of Officers and Committee Members, Presentation of Accounts
14:00 Baroness Finlay, Professor of Palliative Medicine, ‘The National Mental Capacity Forum’
14:45 Dr Callum Ross, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, ‘Updates in Psychiatry’
15:30 Refreshments & Networking
16:15 Tam Gill, Gledhill Solicitors & Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers, ‘Legal Update 2016’
17:00 Nick Lewis, Closing Address
17:10 Informal Reception
Programme subject to change
The Victory Services Club is able to offer accommodation for Thursday 17 November and/or Friday 18 November at reasonable rates. This must be booked directly with the VSC’s Reservations Department on 0207 616 8335 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the event reference which is 00002577.
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