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Chambers & Partners
12/05/2017

Disability Discrimination Conference – FULLY BOOKED

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London
Old Square Chambers, 10-11 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BU

This event is now fully booked.

With so many chambers offering seminars on employment law it can be difficult to choose a seminar that stands out from the crowd. This conference has been designed for practitioners who regularly practice in the field of disability discrimination law. It is given by speakers who are experts in the field of disability discrimination and aim to deepen the attendees’ understanding of this complex area of law. The lectures will assume that attendees already have a good level of knowledge of disability law.

Chaired by Ben Collins QC, he will be joined by Spencer Keen and our external speakers, Ms Karen Jackson of Didlaw and consultant psychiatrist Dr. Mike McPhillips. They will be exploring the following topics, giving specific allotted time after each subject for questions and discussion:

  • Developments on the meaning of disability in European and domestic law – Ben Collins QC, Old Square Chambers
  • The legal frontiers of the duty to make reasonable adjustments – Spencer Keen, Old Square Chambers
  • Causation and detriment in s.15 claims  – Ms Karen Jackson
  • Mental Impairments  – Dr. Mike McPhillips

​Registration for the event will begin at 12.30pm and will include refreshments. Talks will begin at 1pm. We would be delighted if you could join us after the event for drinks and canapes.

The event is free of charge.  If you would like to request a place, please email us at events@oldsquare.co.uk and we will confirm your place in due course.

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