Protective and investigative obligations under Articles 2 and 3 – the current law and future developments

Date: Thursday 10 September 2015

Time: 18:30 – 20:00

Location: 54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers

Speakers: Heather Williams QC, Jesse Nicholls, Tony Murphy, Bhatt Murphy

CPD: 1.5

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Chambers are delighted to invite you to this seminar on the protective and investigative obligations under Articles 2 and 3.

Topics covered will include:

  • The duty to protect: the systemic positive obligation and the operational obligation – the current state of the law and points to spot in private law proceeding
  • The investigative obligations under Articles 2 and 3 – differences, similarities, and the implications of the Court of Appeal decision in DSD v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Using the investigative obligations in private and public law claims – procedure, causation, and valuing claims
  • Future developments and test case issues


Heather Williams QC, Tony Murphy (Bhatt Murphy) and Jesse Nicholls

To reserve your place, please RSVP to  or contact  a member of our events team on 020 7404 1313.

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