Seminars

Compass Chambers commands an outstanding reputation in each of its core areas of expertise: namely Reparation, Regulatory Crime and Professional Negligence Litigation

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Public Inquiries Seminar

We would like to invite you to attend our Public Inquiries Seminar which will be taking place on Thursday 12th March from 4pm – 6:30pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Edinburgh.
 
We are delighted to have Sir Anthony Campbell and Norma Shippin joining members of Compass to bring you a series of talks on experiences in Public Inquiries as well as the practicalities of being involved and representing a client in an Inquiry. Attendance at the Seminar is free of charge, although we would welcome any donations to our charity for 2020 – the Beatson Cancer Charity. Attendance qualifies for 2 hours of CPD.
 
The running order for the event is as follows –
 
4pm to 4:30pm – Registration, Tea and Coffee
 
4:30pm to 4:45pm – Keynote Speech from Sir Anthony Campbell – The Role of the Chair
 
4:45pm to 5:45pm – Talks by Emma Toner, Steve Love QC, Amber Galbraith and Peter Gray QC -
 
Key Differences between Fatal Accident Inquiries and Public Inquiries
Funding and Recovery of Documentation
Preparation for Public Inquiry Hearings
Representation of Core Participants
 
5:45pm to 6:25pm – Panel Session

Angela Grahame QC will chair a session where Sir Anthony Campbell, Norma Shippin, Andrew Smith QC and Murdo Macleod QC will tell of their experiences in Public Inquiries as well as answering questions from the audience.
 
6:25 to 6:30pm – Closing remarks
 
The event will conclude with a drinks reception which we would be delighted if you are able to join us for.
 
To book your place, please email gavin.herd@compasschambers.com or call on 0131 260 5648.

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