PROGRAMME 2017

08:30-09:00 Refreshments and Exhibition
09:00-09:15 Bill Braithwaite QC (Chair)
Morning session: Claims under £250,000
09:15-09:45 Setting the scene
Nigel Poole QC, Kings Chambers
09:45-10:15 Caring for clients in a cost effective way
Steve Carter, Spectra Legal Ltd
Nina Ali, Hodge Jones & Allen
Richard Baker, 7BR
Judith Thomas-Whittingham, Stephensons Solicitors
10:15-11.00 Management of medical records
PANEL Q&A SESSION
Rebecca Fenton, Hayes Medicals
Frank Patterson, Irwin Mitchell
Robert Antrobus, Foot Anstey
11:00-11:25 Refreshments and Exhibition
11:25-12.10 ATE insurers and sub-£250k claims
PANEL Q&A SESSION
Steve Rowley, Allianz
Natalie Cosgrove, Switalskis
Ian Cohen, Slater & Gordon
Amanda Stevens, Hudgell Solicitors
12:10-13:00 ADR
PANEL Q&A SESSION
Quentin Smith
Bill Braithwaite QC
Michael Redfern QC, St Johns Buildings
Tim Wallis, Trust Mediation
13:00-14:00 Lunch and Exhibition
Afternoon sessions: Claims above £250,000
14:00-14:40 The most common claims under and over £1 million
Andrew Axon, Parklane Plowden
Nigel Poole QC, Kings Chambers
14:40-15:15 Improving relations with the NHS
PANEL DEBATE
Suzanne Munroe, Switalskis
Andrew Axon, Parklane Plowden
Tim Wallis, Trust Mediation
15:15-15:45 Mid-afternoon break
15:45-16:15 Rehabilitation and the NHS
Andrew Pemberton, UK Rehabilitation Council
Amanda Stevens, Hudgell Solicitors
Rhiannon Stokes, Stokes Case Management
16:15-16:45 Expert witnesses: are you getting the right ones?
PANEL DEBATE
Jason Payne-James, Consultant Forensic Physician
Mark Ledger, Blatchford
Bill Braithwaite QC
16:45-16:55 Chair to close
17:15 till late Drinks reception – Epernay

*Programme subject to change