- November 16, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 19th MHLA Annual Conference will take place on Friday 16 November 2018 at Resource for London, Holloway Road. 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).
You may also be interested in joining us for the Pre Conference Meal on Thursday 15 November, details of which will be announced shortly.
09:00 Registration & refreshments
09:30 Tam Gill, Chair’s Address and Welcome
09:45 Legal Aid Agency (speakers tba)
10:45 Professor James McGuire, Forensic Psychologist, ‘Forensic Psychology & Risk’
11:45 Juliet Oliver, General Counsel, SRA, Overview of SRA Handbook Changes & Boundaries of Confidentiality and Disclosure
12:30 Hot Buffet Lunch
13:30 Annual General Meeting – Election of Officers and Committee Members, Presentation of Accounts
14:00 Mr Parishil Patel, QC, 39 Essex Street Chambers, ‘MCA and what MH lawyers need to know’
14:45 DCP Tribunal Judge Johnston, Courts & Tribunals Judiciary ‘Tribunals Update’
15:45 Michael Kennedy, Switalskis Solicitors, & Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers, ‘Case Law Update’
16:45 Tam Gill, Closing Address
17:00 Informal Reception
Programme subject to change
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