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James Counsell QC to speak at APIL Abuse Conference 2022

James Counsell QC will be speaking at the APIL Abuse Conference 2022, which is being held in association with ACAL. The event will take place on 23th June 2022.

Outer Temple’s James Counsell QC, is due to be speaking at this year’s 14th annual APIL Abuse Conference 2022, held in association with ACAL. The conference will be held at the Marriot Marble Arch Hotel in London on the 23rd of June. This will be a hybrid event; delegates and attendees will choose whether they would like to attend in person or virtually.

Topics for this event include:

  • Survivors of sexual abuse and the criminal justice system
  • Client welfare and the role of the ISVA
  • Vicarious liability
  • The latest on failure to remove claims
  • Claims for racial abuse
  • The principle of just satisfaction in HRA claims
  • Psychiatry & vulnerable clients
  • Legal costs

To find out more information about this conference, please view the programme here or alternatively see the official website here.

Find out more:

James Counsell QC is widely recognised in the fields of Clinical Negligence and Professional NegligenceFinancial Services and in Personal Injury, acting both for claimants and for defendants.

His financial services work includes claims in the Middle East where he has recently acted for the successful appellant in a high profile, law-changing appeal where the Court went against its previous practice and refused to impose a stay in a case where one party had litigated in the DIFC court and the other in the local courts.

He also specialises in acting for victims of historical sexual abuse, having recently acted as lead counsel in two successful claims against the Jehovah’s Witness organisation. He currently represents numerous claimants in cases against football clubs and other sporting bodies, religious and educational organisations and the Scout Association. His claims work is combined with a busy disciplinary and regulatory practice, regularly representing doctors, dentists, barristers, solicitors and those in the financial services sector in their respective disciplinary tribunals.

He is also an active member of the BSB Prosecuting Panel and has represented BSB in a number of recent well known cases.

James is a Head of Chambers (Head of Governance).

To find out more, contact Paul Barton on +44 (0)207 427 4907 or Graham Woods on +44 (0)20 7427 4902 for a confidential discussion.

Events 31 May, 2022


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