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Decision Making Under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 seminar

This informal seminar will discuss various approaches to decision making under the 2005 Act. Delegates will benefit from hearing from three experienced speakers, who together will be able to provide significant perspectives from their respective role. It will be a particular pleasure to hear from one of the Court of Protection’s most distinguished and thoughtful judges. Registration from 17:30 for a 18:00 start, followed by drinks.

Events 17 Apr, 2015

Outer Temple Chambers seminar on Part 1 of the Care Act 2014

Care and support under the Care Act 2014 – an introduction to Part 1 of the Act The Care Act 2014 replaces a patchwork of other pieces of social care legislation with a single system to establish eligibility to care and support for adults with needs and for carers. This session will cover the new “wellbeing” principles underpinning the Act, who is entitled to an assessment, how the new national eligibility framework will be applied, the legal status of care and support plans, rights to personal budgets and direct payments and how these new rights can be enforced. Transition to adult care and support under the Care Act 2014 The Care Act 2014 contains important new rights for children with…

Events 9 Apr, 2015

The reality of brain injury from a scientific and legal perspective seminar

Outer Temple Chambers and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability invite you to The Reality of Brain Injury from a Scientific and Legal Perspective. An insightful and informative seminar reflecting on the complexity of acquired brain injury, from two distinctly different standpoints. Date: Thursday 29th January 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Venue: The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Treasury Building, EC4Y 7HL Schedule David Westcott QC – Introduction Dr Sophie Duport, RHN – “Brain Injury and the RHN through the eyes of a Neuroscientist” Nathan Tavares, OTC – “The challenge of obtaining appropriate compensation for a Brain Injury survivor” Dr Kudret Yelden, RHN – “Brain Injury and the RHN through the eyes of a Rehabilitation Consultant” Jacqueline Cave – “A…

Events 8 Jan, 2015

Sarah Crowther is set to speak at the APIL International meeting

Sarah Crowther is set to speak at the APIL International meeting, Wednesday 3rd December 2014.

Events 28 Nov, 2014

Alan Rawley QC’s memorial service

Alan Rawley QC (1934 – 2014) died on 26th August, aged 79, in Ibiza. Alan was called to the Bar in 1958, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1977. He was still practising at the date of his death and had been a member of Chambers – in Lamb Building, then 35 Essex Street and then to Outer Temple – for the whole of his professional career. He served as Head of Chambers from 1989 (succeeding Sir David Calcutt QC) to 1996 and it was under his tenure that Chambers effected the move from Lamb Building to 35 Essex Street. A member of the Western Circuit, as a junior, Alan’s practice was in serious crime and general common law civil work both…

Events 25 Nov, 2014

John McKendrick speaks on Transparency in Mexico City

John will give a presentation to 600 members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in Mexico City, on the 10th November 2014. John will discuss themes of transparency; the link between the rule of law and economic growth and how the UK Bribery Act 2010 can assist in strengthening the rule of law. In addition, John will meet with various stakeholders in Mexico as a guest of the British Embassy, including the national prosecution authorities. John is the author of the Latin American Chapter of Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and most recently has worked in Panama, El Salvador, Trinidad, Jamaica, Guyana in 2014. He will be working in Panama, Guatemala and Honduras in January 2015.

Events 10 Nov, 2014

Cara Guthrie is to speak at the AvMA conference

Cara Guthrie is to speak at the AvMA conference ‘Best Practice in Quantum for Clinical Negligence lawyers’. Cara will be covering ‘Assessing Quantum: Special damages, past and future loss’ at the AvMA conference, on 19 November 2014 in Manchester. Download a programme and booking form here.

Events 13 Oct, 2014

Employment law issues for 2014 – 2015

Employment law issues for 2014 – 2015: A unique one-stop conference for anyone advising on employment or discrimination law. Thursday (9th) & Friday (10th) October 2014 at The Strand Palace Hotel – West End, London. Andrew Short QC is one of the 22 QC’s speaking at the event.

Events 22 May, 2014

David Russell QC to speak at the Private Client Forum Americas

David Russell QC, together with Javier Canosa, will be covering: Limitless: Exchanging information on an uneven playing field ‘Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely’. Lord Acton In an organized society, is tax collection limitless? Are there other things, principles, concepts, ideas that come before the collection of taxes in a given state? The answer to there questions would have been very straightforward a decade ago; there are clearly other things that should be before the desperate collection of taxes, such as democracy, rule of law, freedom, checks and balances, confidentiality and the respect and value of the citizens as such. These days however, it seems that the answer to those questions has changed. Join us to discuss.…

Events 24 Jan, 2014

Outer Temple Chambers to participate in Sweet and Maxwell Employment Law Conference

Employment specialist Andrew Short QC of Outer Temple Chambers will be joining employment experts later this year at Sweet & Maxwell’s first Employment Law Conference, 3rd April 2014. Following a keynote speech by Mrs Justice Slade DBE and being chaired by 11KBW’s Christopher Jeans QC, the Employment Law conference will cover the most pressing challenges for employment law practitioners including; discrimination, redundancy and unfair dismissal, TUPE, whistleblowing, discrimination, social media, updates in tribunal procedure, legislation updates and a year in review for employment case law. Andrew will be joining a panel discussion focusing on key developments in discrimination with Jane Fielding, Director at Wragge & Co. and Carol Davies, Barrister, Littleton Chambers. To register for the conference and to find…

Events 20 Jan, 2014

Outer Temple to sponsor AvMA Festival of Music

Outer Temple are proud to sponsor AvMA Festival of Music on 20th November 2013. Join us for a wonderful evening of music at St Clements Danes Church The Strand, London Click here to book.

Events 5 Nov, 2013

Benjimin Burgher is presenting a CLT webinar on Constructive Dismissal – Process, Principles & Pitfalls

Constructive dismissal has spanned civil and statutory jurisdiction for a significant period of time. However, determining whether circumstances amount to constructive dismissal is far from settled. The purpose of this webinar is to analyse the key features of constructive dismissal and how they operate in practice. Consideration will be given to the leading cases in this complex area with an emphasis on more recent unexpected developments. For more information and to book on this CLT webinar please click here.

Events 3 Sep, 2013

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