Chipping away at Hill: Negligence and the Police

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2012

Time: 18:30 to 20:00

Venue: 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Speakers: Heather Williams QC, Nicholas Bowen QC

CPD: 1.5 Points

Fee: Free

This seminar will discuss the development of the case law since the decision in Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire regarding the duty of care owed by the police to the public and discuss the extent to which it has been possible (or may be possible) to chip away at the finding that the police do not owe a general duty of care to the victims, witnesses and suspects.

To reserve your place on this seminar, please fill in and return a completed booking (click here to open), by post to Training Coordinator, Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS - DX 223 chancery lane or by email to

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