DOL - Julia Cheetham QC, Deans Court Chambers
How do you secure the best outcome, for children and young people needing secure
What are the limits to the Court’s powers to make DoL orders?
Contempt, damages and privilege - Jeffrey Gruder QC, Essex Court Chambers
How has Ablyazov litigation changed existing thinking on contempt, damages and privilege?
How can you expect the judges to react?
Child evidence - Stefano Nuvoloni QC, No 5 Chambers
Drawing on practical examples and live cases, how can you make it better for children giving evidence and hearing evidence, especially when they hold the key to the issues before the Court?
Answered by: Stefano Nuvoloni QC of No.5 Chambers
Contact (NTS) - Susan Grocott QC, Deans Court Chambers
How far can you push the court on contact, including post-proceedings and post-adoption contact between siblings and even between parents and children?
Fact-finding hearings - Andrew Bagchi QC, 1 GC
In the face of judicial inconsistency, when is a Local Authority under a duty to put a positive case to a respondent parent against whom it seeks findings?
Abandoning procurements -Sarah Hannaford QC, Keating Chambers
Weighing up the different legal and practical options, how can clients control - and overcome - the risks of abandoning a procurement following the Amey judgment?
Faraday judgment - Nigel Giffin QC, 11KBW
How has the Faraday judgment moved the law and market practice concerning (1) VEAT notices and (2) the drafting of development agreements?
Where are clients open to challenge?
Transparency - Fionnuala McCredie QC, Keating Chambers
Is there a shift towards full disclosure from the outset, following the Serco v SS for Defence?
How do you advise clients about possible breaches of confidence or prejudicing retenders?