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Seminars at Serjeants’ Inn

We are frequently called upon as commentators in our fields: in the last 12 months our members have given papers at institutions including the Houses of Parliament, the Home Office, the College of Policing and St George’s, University of London. Our barristers have also been invited to speak at events such as the AvMA and Association of Police Lawyers annual conferences, as well as for numerous client firms.

We offer a rolling programme of seminars and case surgeries as well as providing regular briefing notes and other articles and updates for clients.

The fact that – in an innovative move – we have invested in a dedicated client care team means that we are particularly well placed to discuss and fulfil client requirements on training and numerous other matters. For full details please contact our client care team here.

Alternatively, if you wish to attend any of our in-house seminars as detailed here from time to time, please complete the registration form and we will be in touch shortly to confirm your place.

Previous seminars


Essential Inquest Law Update

Serjeants’ Inn are hosting a seminar in Chambers by Bridget Dolan QC and Briony Ballard, two experienced inquest counsel, both of whom also edit the Inquest Law Reports and sit as Assistant Coroners. This is a practically focused seminar for solicitors typically representing families at inquests. It will provide an essential update on important cases for coronial law over the past year and consider how the CJA and recently decided cases impact upon practice in the Coroner’s Court.


7th Serjeants’ Inn/ Oxford Neurosurgery Medical Law Conference

This is the seventh year that John de Bono QC has joined forces with Oxford neurosurgeon Richard Stacey to organise this event at Wadham College, Oxford for both claimant and defendant clinical negligence enthusiasts. They aim for an interesting mix of medical and legal talks, the latter to be provided by Eloise Power and Oliver Williamson, and will once again be offering a ‘speed dating’ session after lunch with a more informal opportunity to ask questions of our medical speakers.


Preparing Quantum for Trial

Michael spoke with Rachelle Mahapatra on at the 27th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference held in Leeds in July 2016.
The session covered difficult lost earnings scenarios, confidentiality issues, useful strategies and managing expectations.