Advanced Actions Against the Police

Date: Monday 21 September 2015

Time: 09:15 - 17:15

Location: 17-25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA

Venue: Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre

Speakers: Fiona Murphy, Heather Williams QC, Nogah Ofer and Phillippa Kaufmann QC

CPD: 6

Fee: £215.00 +VAT

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.

Please note that this course is for claimants' lawyers only

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.

The course will provide a comprehensive update since the course was last delivered in March 2014 and will cover:

• Private law cases
• Public law cases
• Procedural developments
• Quantum cases
• Public and other funding developments

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 March 2014.

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.

Commercial rate: £215 + VAT - commercial organisations including barristers and solicitors in private practice. 

Standard rate: £205 + VAT - statutory and not for profit organisations.

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