Entries by EdwardLamb

To treat, or not to treat

Charles Austin together with Professor Saul Myerson Consultant Cardiologist presenting a Seminar on Thursday 14th March, 3.30pm To treat, or not to treat, that is the question…medical intervention in cases of atrial fibrillation and angina 14th March 2024 – 3.30pm-5pmThe Sandon Room, Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX To reserve your place please email: emma.wall@completecounsel.co.uk

Complete Council Pro-Vide Law – Mild TBI; Is it all in your head?

28th February 2024, 3.30pm–5pm Charles Feeny with Professor Gus Baker and Dr Christopher Plowman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologists will be presenting a seminar: Mild TBI; Is it all in your head? Looking at issues on diagnosis and prognosis in claims following Mild TBI Exposition of key issues and hot tub based on fictional but typical case.

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE: An Introduction to Northern (Bar)

Background  The last year has been one of mixed fortunes for claimants lawyers in clinical negligence litigation.  The most obvious piece of bad news was the much anticipated decision of the Supreme Court in the appeals of Paul and Polmear. The result made claims for psychiatric injury by secondary victims in clinical negligence claims impossible […]

Bolam v Montgomery: Where Does Medicine End & Law Begin?

Date: Friday 10th November 2023, 3pm-6pm Location: The Municipal Hotel, Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2DH Your Speakers: Following the decision of the Supreme Court in McCulloch v Forth Valley Health Board the time seems right to consider (or reconsider) the principles underlying consent to treatment. The extent to which the law requires clinicians to adopt […]

Material Contribution to Damage:The Elusive Third Way?

A webinar live streamed from Wadham College Oxford 4pm 26th April 2023 Professor Sandy Steel, John de Bono KC, Charles Feeny and an invited audience. The webinar will discuss material contribution to damage as proof of causation in tort through a historical perspective, tracing its development to the present day. Issues considered will include the […]

Examining the exceptions to Bolam negligence

Wednesday 22nd February 2023 at 4pm The webinar will review the classic test of Bolam negligence and the situations where it does not apply. The seminar will also touch upon the NHS strikes and the approach the court will take to assessing breach of duty. Charles Austin. BarristerDate of Call: 2009 Charles regularly acts for […]

Loss of earnings and care in clinical negligence claims

The seminar will discuss contentious areas and common pitfalls. The focus will be on navigating Schedules of Loss and Counter Schedules. Tuesday 7th June 2022, 4pm-4.45pm. Your speaker is: Charles AustinBarrister Date of Call: 2009 Charles regularly acts for both Claimants and Defendants in complex, high value, clinical negligence cases. Recent cases have involved: The […]

Law & Epidemiological Evidence: Double, Toil & Trouble- University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol 49 Issue 1

In late February 2019, I had lunch at Wadham College, Oxford, with Professors Carl Heneghan and Sandy Steel to discuss a seminar on epidemiological evidence and the law. Almost exactly three years later, the results of this seminar at Wadham in July 2019 and a subsequent seminar at DWF London in February 2020 have been […]