If you or your colleagues have not yet registered, please be prompt. Few places remain as we near the capacity of the venue.
Register here for the conference
To all of you who have registered, thank you. Shortly, our conference organising team will be sending each registered delegate the list of workshops to enable you to choose your options.
Conference programme and speakers
8.30 – 9.20
Registration – Haslett
9.25 – 9.30
Welcome and introduction to the day – Kelvin Lecture Theatre – Justin Rushbrooke QC
9.30 – 10.00
Keynote Speech – Professor Rachael Mulheron QC (Hons)
10.50 – 11.20
13.00 – 14.30
Riverside Room, seated lunch
Afternoon workshops sessions: 2 sessions running concurrent workshops across breakout rooms (listed below programme)
14.30 – 15.45
Workshop Session 1
15.45 – 16.15
16.15 – 17.30
Workshop Session 2
Closing Session – Adrienne Page QC and Dr. Maggie Semple OBE QC (Hons)
Champagne reception in Riverside Room
Afternoon workshop choices:
D. Preliminary stages of a defamation claim – David Hirst, Victoria Simon-Shore and Ben Gallop – When to seek and oppose preliminary issue trials; When to apply to strike out claims and defences; Serious harm and financial loss; SLAPPs – what are they and what’s the issue?