Expired 19th Annual Conference – London, 16 Nov 2018

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  •  16 November 2018
     9:00 am - 5:00 pm

REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER. Conference places MUST be booked and paid for by 5pm Friday 9 November. After that date, please contact us at admin@mhla.co.uk if you wish to be placed on the reserve list in case of cancellations.

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 (click here to book) on Thursday 15 November, at the Camino Spanish Tapas Restaurant in King’s Cross.

09:00 Registration & refreshments
09:30 Tam Gill, Chair’s Address and Welcome
09:45 Graham McDonald, Legal Aid Agency, ‘Update and Q&A Session’
10:45 Refreshments
11:00 Mr Parishil Patel QC, 39 Essex Street Chambers, ‘SSJ v MM; Welsh Ministers v PJ Update’
11:45 Juliet Oliver, General Counsel, SRA, ‘Overview of SRA Handbook Changes & Boundaries of Confidentiality and Disclosure’
12:15 Hot Buffet Lunch
13:30 Annual General Meeting – Election of Officers and Committee Members, Presentation of Accounts
14:00 Professor James McGuire, Forensic Psychologist, ‘Assessment of Risk: Background and Predictive Accuracy’
14:45 DCP Tribunal Judge Johnston, Courts & Tribunals Judiciary ‘Tribunals Update’
15:30 Refreshments
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

The following hotels are all within easy reach of Resource for London:

Premier Inn King’s Cross (close to Camino restaurant)
Premier Inn Archway
Travelodge Finsbury Park

The MHLA offers a unique range of advertising and sponsorship opportunities to enable organisations which share our aims and values to promote their services to our members, and to others with an interest in the field of mental health law. If you are interested in finding out more about exhibition & display, delegate pack inserts, and so on, email admin@mhla.co.uk to request our Rate Card.


Venue Phone: 020 7697 4000

Venue Website:

356 Holloway Road, London, , N7 6PA