The Liver Building

2019 Public Child Law Conference


Speaker: Various

Date: Wednesday 27th November, 2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Areas of Law: Family

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4148


Draft programme so far – full details coming soon….

Please note: the supporting materials for this event will be supplied electronically only.

A link will be sent to you via email in advance of the event.


Welcome & introduction ~ HHJ de Haas QC

Pre-proceedings and s20 Children Act 1989 ~ Margaret Parr, Harrington St

  • Current use of the pre-proceedings process
  • How to make the most of the pre-proceedings phase
  • The impact of pre-proceedings
  • S20 Children Act 1989 – proper use of section 20 and pitfalls


Related Family and Criminal Proceedings ~ HHJ Janet Reaney

  • Disclosure between each jurisdiction
  • Achieving best evidence
  • The child or vulnerable adult as a witness



TBC: Overlap between family and immigration law


Protecting the Article 5 rights of children: Deprivation of Liberty ~ Shaun Spencer, St Johns Building Chambers

  • Authorisations and Secure Accommodation Orders
  • Review of the underlying legal framework
  • Recent developments
  • Process and Procedure: Best Practice

Seniors Top 10 ~ Mark Senior, St Johns Buildings Chambers

Summary & thanks ~ HHJ de Haas QC


Member £155
Non-member £205
Corporate Member Training Offer 2 Credits
Training Season Ticket Free
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