Family Law Conference 2017

  • When: September 20, 2017 9:00 am - 3:25 pm
  • Where: Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
  • Summary: An essential update for all Family Practitioners
  • Details:

    We are delighted to announce the Family Law Conference 2017 taking place on 20th September at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester.

    Her Honour Judge Lesley Newton, Designated Family Judge, will open the conference with a keynote address.

    Dispute Resolution and the use of Arbitration will be discussed by Nigel Shepherd of Mills & Reeve.

    The conference will also offer interactive break out sessions on Finance in Family Law, Private child Law and Public Child Law.

    9:00        Registration

    9:30        Welcome and introduction

    Kim Aucott, Associate, Slater Heelis and Chair of the Manchester Law Society Family Law Committee

    9:35        A view from the Bench

    Her Honour Judge Lesley Newton, Designated Family Judge

    10:05     Different Types of Dispute Resolution including the use of Arbitration

    Nigel Shepherd, Mills & Reeve

    10:50     Networking and refreshments

    11:10     Breakout Session 1

    1. Finance in Family Law – Leona Harrison, St Johns Buildings
    2. Private Child Law – Rebecca Gregg QC, Deans Court Chambers
    3. Public Child Law –Karl Rowley QC, St Johns Buildings

    12:10     Networking Lunch & Exhibition

    13:10     Breakout Session 2 (repeated as above)

     14:10     Sponsor Slot

     14:40   Soft skills session – Hostage Negotiator including Q&A

    Kevin Taylor, Crimson Peak – Leadership and Client Relationship.  Following his 30 years of experience, and applying the lessons he learned as a police leader and the skills he honed as a hostage negotiator Kevin now puts his 30 years of experience to the test, applying the lessons he learned as a police leader and the skills he honed as a hostage negotiator to leadership and client relationship training. Kevin challenges communication methods, enhances leadership qualities and positively influences others          

    15:25     Closing remarks

    15:30     Conference close


    Delegates from our 2016 conference said:

    “Very worthwhile going”
    “Excellent value for money and very directly relevant to practice”
    “Very good, well managed and illuminating”
    “It was very useful and covered a number of areas that were very informative and do not usually form part of similar conferences”
    “Enjoyable and informative day – please book on”
    “Good balance of topics”
    “Very interesting”

    To book your place please email or 

    or complete and return the Family Law Conference booking Form

    To book online with a credit or debit card please click here.
    Please note ther
    e is an additional 3% charge to pay by credit card and a 2% charge to pay by debit card.

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here.

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