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Family Law Conference September 16, 2013

31/07/13

Reception

Chambers attracts top speakers for Family Law conference

Atlantic Chambers has again attracted two top speakers for the first event of its Autumn conference season.  Philip Marshall QC,
joint head of 1 King's Bench Walk, London
, is regarded as one of the country's top family law practitioners and is well known for his work in complex and big money matrimonial disputes.

The former Merchant Taylors pupil, Crosby who read law at Liverpool University has also appeared in the House of Lords on three occasions and is a member of the Money and Property (Ancillary Relief) Sub-Committee of the Family Justice Council.

He is also the National Secretary of the Family Law Bar Association and a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

He will be joined at the conference on Monday, September 16 at Liverpool's Hilton Hotel by Dr William Reardon, Consultant Clinical Geneticist at Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Dublin.

Dr Reardon has been practicing in Clinical Genetics for more than 25 years with wide-ranging experience in clinical practice of rare inherited conditions and is regularly called on as an expert witness in Ireland.

Atlantic Chambers specialists will also be speaking. Head of the Family Group, Gwynneth Knowles QC will talk about appeals; Abigail Bennett will cover money - Maintenance Pending Suit revisited; Christine Johnson will address delegates on Shared Parenting Orders; Tom Fazackerley will give a Case Law update on money and Lucinda France-Hayhurst will close the morning session with a talk on child experts.

In the afternoon, Natalie Cuddy will give a Public Law update on Children; Nicolas Ryan's subject is Preserving the Assets; and the day will conclude with Eleonore Berthelsen on Internal Relocation and with Sam Hillas on costs.

Gwynneth Knowles QC said: "We are delighted once again to offer the highest calibre of guest speakers to the conference to complement our own specialist Family Law barristers. This conference has been designed to appeal to those dealing with all aspects of Family Law and I am sure will be a very rewarding experience."

Attendance which includes lunch and refreshments is £50 + VAT and is accredited for 5.5CPD points. For further information and to book contact Julie Evans on: 0151 242 0207 or julie@atlanticchambers.co.uk

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