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Annual Medico-Legal Expert Witness Conference & Networking 2019

  • 6 December 2019
  • Oxford Thames Hotel
  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • CPD accredited: 6 hours
  • £300 - £325 + VAT

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09.30 Registration
10.00 Chair’s Introduction
Dr Simon Fox QC
Serjeants’ Inn Chambers
10.15 The medico-legal issues of a brain surgery claim
Huw Ponting
Clinical Negligence Partner, Enable Law
10.45 How to assess capacity
Dr James Bolton

Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist
11.15 Refreshments
11.30 Workshops

1. Consent: sharing good practice (bring questions and clinical scenarios)
Paul Sankey
, Partner, Enable Law

2. Role play in Cross Examination
Dr Simon Fox QC

13.00 Lunch
14.00 Collaboration or Collison: The relationship between medical and legal professionals 

Carolyn Lowe Partner, Freeths; Paul Sankey Partner, Enable Law; Mr Richard Kerr Consultant Neurosurgeon; Dr Jonathan Moore GP & Expert Witness

14.40 Workshops

3. Meeting of Experts
Paul Sankey
, Partner, Enable Law
Mr Richard Kerr, Consultant Neurosurgeon

4. Starting, Building, Running a Successful Medico-legal Practice
Dr Rob Moisey
, Consultant Endocrinologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Caren Scott, Managing Director, Inspire MediLaw
Dr Adrian Rees, GP & Medical Expert

16.00 Refreshments
16.15 A view of the Expert Medical Witness from the bench 
His Honour Judge Charles Harris QC
17.00 Chair’s Round Up
Including delegate questions from sli.do
17.30 Networking & nibbles at the hotel until 19.00

Our second Annual Conference for medical experts will take place in Oxford on 6 December 2019.

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The day will include case law updates and training from experienced senior clinical negligence lawyers and experts.

This is a great opportunity to learn with and from your fellow experts and lawyers, share techniques and experiences, and make new connections within the medico-legal sector.


Approved for CPD by the Royal College of Surgeons of England: 6 hours

Call 01235 426870 with any queries.


  • Friday 6 December, 10.00am-5.30pm, followed by a reception
  • CPD 6 hours
Oxford Thames Hotel
Henley Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX4 4GX United Kingdom
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01865 565628


Close to the heart of Oxford, on the banks of the River Thames, lies IHG Oxford Thames. With a history dating back to the Middle Ages, the hotels surroundings have an intriguing story to tell. Originally headquarters of the Knights Templar, the house and its lands have been owned by notable religious figures, lords, and even kings throughout the centuries.

Radley and Oxford railway stations are closest to IHG Oxford Thames. Oxford is about a 10-minute taxi ride away, while Radley is closer to a 15-minute drive.

At IHG Oxford Thames, guests enjoy ample on-site parking available at the hotel—free of charge.

Birmingham Airport and Heathrow Airport have direct transport links into Oxford. Train service from Birmingham takes approximately one hour, while bus service from Heathrow takes about 90 minutes, with a taxi taking 55 minutes.