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Annual Medico-Legal Expert Witness Conference & Networking 2020

  • 4 December 2020
  • Oxford Thames Hotel
  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • CPD: 7 hours
  • £250 - £275 + VAT

Delegate places

65 available
AnnualConf-Oxf-2020£275.00 + VAT

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For payments by invoice, please contact us on 01235 426871 or info@inspiremedilaw.co.uk to request a registration form. Once you have completed the form and returned it to us, an invoice will be raised and emailed to you showing the Balance Due and the payment methods accepted.

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This event will be live streamed for delegates wishing to join us virtually

09.30 Chair’s Introduction – Dr Simon Fox QC 
09.40 The importance of the Expert Witness
Dr Simon Fox QC
& Guest speaker TBC
10.40 Report Writing – Tips for improving your report writing skills & common pitfalls
Interactive workshop – delegates will be encouraged to work in groups to critically assess anonymised reports and participate in discussion to highlight and share the tips and pitfalls they have identified.
Isabel Bathurst, Inquest, Inquiry and Injury Solicitor, Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd

11.30 Refreshments
11.45 Providing Expert Evidence to the Coroner
Understanding the importance of a good quality report & lessons learnt in giving evidence
Professor Jerry Nolan
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United Hospital, Bath
Expert Witness at the Hillsborough Inquests
12.30 Case law update
Summary of recent developments in case law and their application to the practice of medico-legal experts.  
Paul Sankey, Partner, Enable Law

13.10 Lunch
14.10 Coronavirus and Clinical Negligence
What is the likely impact of the crisis on Clinical Negligence
Nigel Poole, QC, Kings Chambers 
14.50 Understanding what the law expects of you
Are you CPR Part 35 Compliant?
Helen Pagett, Barrister & Deputy District Judge, Crown Office Chambers
15.30 Refreshments
15.45 How to be a better Expert Witness – Panel discussion
Top tips from our legal team
Paul Sankey, Dr Simon Fox QC, Nigel Poole, QC Helen Pagett & Isabel Bathurst 

16.45 Conversations on Consent
~ Summing up our Consent Events from 2020 ~
To find out more and book for this session only, click here.
17.30 Networking & Nibbles
With invited guests
19.00 Conference Close


Conference Summary

Venue: Voco Oxford Spires
Date: Friday 4 December 2020
Price: £275+VAT
*£250+VAT Early Bird available*

This ticket includes attendance at the Conversations on Consent event.
Time: 9.30am – 4.45pm

followed by
Conversations on Consent at 4.45pm
with networking & nibbles until 7pm

Accreditation has been sought from the Royal College of Surgeons England for up to 7 CPD points.

Watch our Expert Witness Conference and Training video:

Medical Expert Witness Video - Inspire MediLaw


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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.

Call 01235 426870 with any queries.

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.