Advanced Actions Against the Police

Date: Thursday 13 March 2014

Time: 09:15 - 17:15

Location: Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA

Venue: Amnesty International

Speakers: Fiona Murphy, Heather Williams QC

CPD: 6

Fee: £215.00

As with previous years, the course will bring practitioners up to speed in relation to all legal, procedural and funding developments of relevance to police law over the past year and afford opportunities to discuss tactics with fellow claimant lawyers. The trainers will draw on their knowledge of developments in related legal areas and the course will be of interest to all those involved in public interest litigation.

Practitioners are encouraged to communicate with the trainers through the PALG e-mail list to influence the particular focus of the course. The course will include practical tips, strategy and tactics for effective practice.

Topics include:

• Private law cases 2013-14
• Public law cases 2013-14
• Post April 2013 procedural claims
• Quantum
• Public and other funding developments

'Please note that this course is for claimants' lawyers only'

Aims and Objectives
This course will provide practitioners with a comprehensive update of developments in the law relating to liability, procedure, quantum, costs and funding of relevance to police actions (including claims against other detaining authorities), since the course was last delivered in 2013.

Area of Specialism
The course is designed for practitioners acting for claimants who have a good understanding and experience of the issues involved in taking cases against the police. It assumes knowledge of civil actions, torts and principles in police action quantum cases.

Course Materials/Resources
Lecture format. Case studies and question and answer sessions enable delegates to explore this area of law.  Comprehensive course handouts will be distributed to all delegates

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