Pump Court Chambers

Children Law Seminar – Portsmouth

Past Events

Pump Court Chambers cordially invite you to our Annual Children Law Seminar on 9th June 2016. Our speakers will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice to give an overview of essential issues which will update delegates on law, practice and procedure.

Venue

  • The Holiday Inn, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2TA

Schedule

  • 13:00 – 13:30 – Registration / Working Lunch
  • 3:30 – 14:00 – Private law update
  • 14:00 – 14:30 – Jurisdiction in cases with an international element – Brussels IIR and why it matters, including an update on habitual residence (Re B [2016] UKSC 4)
  • 14:30 – 15:00 – Vulnerable witnesses & parties – definition, assessment and the challenge of making adjustments
  • 15:00 – 15:30 – Do’s and don’t’s for advocates when dealing with vulnerable witnesses and parties
  • 15:30 – 16:00 – Refreshment break
  • 6:00 – 16:30 – Public Law Update
  • 16:30 – 17:00 – Threshold – when is it made out? How to draft it and when to fight it
  • 17:00 – 17:30 – Litigants in person and McKenzie Friends Quiz (including Re B [2015] EWCA Civ 1053 & Re S [2015] EWCA Civ 1015)
  • 17:30 – 18:00 – Questions, discussion and closing remarks

Cost

  • £40 + VAT
  • Free Attendance for all Trainee Solicitors and Legal Executives

CPD

  • 4 points
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