Taking place in January and February 2019, the five weeks of seminars will cover a range of clinical negligence topics with talks from both medical and legal experts. Each seminar will be followed by drinks and networking.

This year, due to the refurbishment project happening in Chambers, we will be hosting the Skeleton Series at Gray’s Inn.

Tickets are priced as follows (all prices quoted exclude VAT):

Seminar tickets are £20 per person per seminar. If you wish to book all 5 you can do this for £75. We offer a group discount of 25% when 3 or more people book the same event.

Webinar tickets are priced at £10 per person per webinar. The webinars will be available for 7 days from the date of the recording.

Registration begins at 5.30pm each week and the seminars will begin promptly at 5.45pm

To book your place, please complete our booking form and email this to us. We will confirm your booking and send an invoice by return.


Week 1 – Thursday 10 January 2019
Paediatric Neurosurgery and Neuropsychology
Chaired by Simeon Maskrey QC

Dr Sonja Soeterik Assessment of brain injuries from a neuropsychologist’s perspective
Mr Jay Jayamohan Issues arising in paediatric neurosurgery, how to deal with them and what lawyers should be aware of
Leslie Keegan Fundamental Dishonesty and its particular application in Brain Injury Cases


Week 2 – Thursday 17 January 2019
Radiology and Cardiology
Chaired by Vanessa Marshall QC

Dr Deepa Gopalan Use of radiology in cardiac disease
Dr Tim Cripps Pitfalls in heart rhythm management
Adam Clemens The implications of radiology in traumatic brain injury – does absence of evidence equal evidence of absence


Week 3 – Thursday 31 January 2019
Brain Injury and Rehabilitation
Chaired by HHJ Godsmark QC

Dr Richard Greenwood Medical management during rehabilitation after brain injury
Mr Tim Lawrence Traumatic Brain Injuries
Deirdre Goodwin & Kate Lumbers Quantum Challenges in Brain Injury claims


Week 4 – Thursday 7 February 2019
Chaired by HHJ Coe QC

Prof Graeme Poston Consent issues and recognising complications in Laparoscopic Surgery
Mr Ahmed Ahmed Bariatric Surgery – the medicolegal bear-traps
Mr Niall Kirkpatrick Updates on issues arising in relation to plastic and reconstructive surgery
 Hugh Preston QC & Jonathan Bertram Legal Update


Week 5 – Thursday 14 February 2019
Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Chaired by Richard Baker

Ms Anne Henderson Montgomery – Mandatory or Madness?
Julian Matthews Causation conundrums in obstetrics and gynaecology

If you have any queries about these events please contact us.

Please note every effort will be made to adhere to the advertised programme but it may be necessary to substitute speakers at short notice due to court commitments or medical emergencies. These seminars will carry APIL accreditation.


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