Compass Chambers Edinburgh Conference

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The Balmoral

1 Princes Street

Edinburgh

EH2 2EQ

United Kingdom

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We are delighted to invite you to the 11th Annual Compass Chambers Conference. The event takes place on Friday 23rd November at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh.

We have made a number of changes to the event for this year with topics suggested by instructing solicitors, a selection of 16 different talks available, guest expert talks as well as using the CrowdCompass event app to improve the experience for delegates on the day.

Please click to register and select your choice of talk for each of the 4 breakout sessions. The options are as follows -

Breakout Session 1

  • Reparation – James Docherty: Jurisdiction sorted – or a Pyrrhic Victory? – Susan O’Brien QC

  • Regulatory – The Inspector Calls – Potential pitfalls and how to protect your clients interests – Peter Gray QC

  • General / Practical – Dealing with Medical Evidence – A Junior’s Guide (Junior Counsel for Junior Solicitors) – Yvonne Waugh

  • Expert – Reflective Practice after Bawa-Garba – Dr Jo Winning, Director, Birkbeck Centre for Medical Humanities

Breakout Session 2

  • Reparation – Medical Implants and Product Liability: What is a “Defect” in terms of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 – Robert Milligan QC & Clare Connelly

  • Regulatory – Privilege - A principle under threat? – Murdo Macleod QC & Barney Ross

  • General / Practical – Quantum Update – Gavin Thornley

  • Expert – The Radiology of Asbestos Related Lung Disease – Dr Mike Sproule, Consultant Radiologist

Breakout Session 3

  • Reparation – Fundamental Dishonesty & Expenses – James Hastie

  • Regulatory – Regulatory Crime Proceedings – a practical approach to preparation and presentation – Mark Stewart QC & Susan Duff

  • General / Practical – Written Advocacy - "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead..." – Amber Galbraith

  • Expert – Orthopaedic Surgery of the Lower Limb – Graham M. Lawson, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Breakout Session 4

  • Reparation – Limitation under Athens Convention – Warner v Scapa Flow – Richard Pugh & Kevin Henry

  • Regulatory – Health & Safety Sentencing Trends – A practical approach to advising clients – Gavin Anderson & Emma Toner

  • General / Practical – The Art of Negotiation: Techniques for getting the right deal done (without being had) – Steve Laing

  • Expert – Concussion- are we all really going to die of dementia? – Prof Alan Carson, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

The Conference will conclude with a drinks reception from 5:15pm to which all attendees are invited.

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The Balmoral

1 Princes Street

Edinburgh

EH2 2EQ

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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