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Family & Public Law Symposium – Humberside – A Series of Unfortunate Life Events

Wed 16 Oct 2019

A full-day seminar for legal professionals practising in Family & Public Law.

As an extension to the popular ‘Specialist Practitioner Talks’ series, Spire Barristers are hosting a full-day workshop for Family and Public Law Practitioners. We’ll be following Ellie*, from her birth to neglectful parents, through a series of unfortunate life events, as a means of walking through the latest legal updates in both Family & Public Law.

When: Wednesday 16 Oct 2019 at 9.45 am (Close: 4pm)
Where: Double Tree Forest Pines Resort, Nr. Scunthorpe
Price: £60.00 + VAT (lunch included)

There are a limited number of concessionary places for Local Authority delegates (limited to 4 per LA), please email events@spirebarristers.co.uk or contact Leigh Royall for details.


10.00 - Public Law Update 1: Removal
10.30 - Placement & Adoption Update
11.00 - Private Law Update – Domestic Violence & Parental Alienation
11.30 - Financial Remedy Update – Sch1
12.00 - Lunch
12.45 - Financial Deputyship
13.15 - Education Update – Special Educational Needs (SEN) & Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
13.45 - Public Law Update 2 – Care and Secure Accommodation
14.15 - Coffee Break
14.30 - Court of Protection Update 1 – Deprivation of Liberty (DoL’s) and Scotland
15.00 - Court of Protection Update 2 – Vulnerable Adults and Relationships
15.30 - Questions & Close

* The events, characters and cases depicted in the workshop are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual cases, is purely coincidental.

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