The course is designed for practitioners acting for claimants who have a good understanding and experience in this field.
We're pleased to bring you our 2024 Advanced Actions Against the Police course. As with previous years, the course will bring practitioners up to speed in relation to all legal, procedural and funding developments of relevance to civil actions against the police law over the past year and afford opportunities to discuss tactics with fellow claimant lawyers.
Attendees will hear from leading practitioners in the field.
Gus Silverman, Deighton Pierce Glynn
Jamie Burton KC, Doughty Street Chambers
Fiona Murphy KC, Doughty Street Chambers
Stephen Clark, Garden Court Chambers
The trainers will draw on their knowledge of developments in related legal areas and the course will be of interest to all those involved in public interest litigation.
The course will include practical tips, strategy and tactics for effective practice. It will provide a comprehensive update since the course was last delivered in December 2022. Full details will be available closer to the time.
Aims and objectives
This course will provide practitioners with a comprehensive update of developments in the law relating to liability, procedure, quantum, costs and funding of relevance to police actions (including claims against other detaining authorities).
Area of specialism
The course is designed for practitioners acting for claimants who have a good understanding and experience of the issues involved in taking cases against the police. It assumes knowledge of civil actions, torts and principles in police action quantum cases.
Lecture format. Comprehensive course handouts will be distributed to all delegates electronically. Questions and contributions from those involved in the cases under discussion are positively encouraged.
This event will take place at Doughty Street Chambers and will run from 9 am to 5 pm, with breaks for coffee, lunch and tea.