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Benest Corbett Renouf Family Law Conferences

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The Golden Room, Hotel de France

Hotel de France

St. Saviour's Road



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Our Family Law conferences are returning to The Hotel de France, Jersey.

Thursday 5th and Friday 6th October, 2017.

Day 1: Protecting Assets on Divorce - Keynote speaker: Sir Paul Coleridge

Day 2: Adoption and Surrogacy - Keynote speaker: Ms Justice Russell DBE

Lunch sponsors on 5th and 6th October: 36Family

Post conference drinks reception sponsors - 5th October: 1GC

Post conference drinks reception sponsors - 6th Ocotber: 1 KBW

Each day offers 6.5 hours of CPD time.

The ticket price includes some renowned speakers from the world of family law, refreshments, lunch and a post conference drinks and canapes reception on both days.

We're offering a great discount on tickets for "Early Birds" - £199.00 per day (ex GST and Eventbrite fees) or £375 (ex GST and Eventbrite fees) if you would like to book for both days. This offer runs from 10.07.17 - end of July 2017, so book now!

From 1st August, ticket prices will increase to £250 per day, or £450 if you would like to purchase a ticket for both days. Prices quoted are ex GST and ex Eventbrite fees.

Thursday 5th October, 2017

Day 1: Protecting Assets on Divorce (Agenda may be subject to change, due to speaker availability)

Welcome and opening remarks: Advocate David Benest, Managing Partner (conference chairman), Benest Corbett Renouf, Jersey

Asset Protection by Forum Shopping? Stakes, tools, limits and future post-Brexit: Tim Amos QC Queen Elizabeth Buildings, London and Isabelle Rein Lescastereyres, BWG-Associes, Paris.

Keynote Speech: Family Law Reform and financial remedies: Sir Paul Coleridge, Queen Elizabeth Buildings, London.

Protection of Assets, a personal perspective: Sir Hugh Bennett, Queen Elizabeth Buildings, London.

Marital Agreements, how they can help: Suzanne Kingston, Withers, London.

La convention fait la loi des parties: Jersey agreements: Advocate Jean-Marie Renouf, Benest Corbett Renouf.

A Manx perspective: Deemster Corlett, Douglas, Isle of Man.

LUNCH - Kindly sponsored by 36Family

Freezing in England and Jersey: Mock Trial: Janet Bazley QC, Susan Jacklin QC and team 1gc chambers, London. Advocate Jean-Marie Renouf.

Doing the Business; companies, partnerships and farms: Andrzej Bojarski 36Family, London.

Preventing dissipation of assets: David Lister and Robert Hines, Mishcon de Reya, London.

Holding onto family wealth: Nigel Shepherd, Mills and Reeve, Manchester.

Legal Round up: Ann Hussey, 1 Hare Court, London.

Closing remarks - Advocate David Benest

Post conference drinks reception, kindly sponsored by 1GC

Day 2: Adoption and Surrogacy (Agenda may be subject to change, due to speaker availability).

Welcome and Introductions: Advocate David Benest, Managing Partner, on behalf of BCR, and conference chair Deidre Fottrell QC, ALC committee, 1gc, London.

Adoption, the domestic legal context: Naomi Angell, Osbornes, London.

From the other side of the fence: A parent’s story: Alison Brown, Jersey.

Keynote speech: Ms Justice Russell DBE

Adoption and immigration, the cross-over: Jemma Dally, Goodman Ray, London and Kathryn Cronin, Garden Court Chambers, London.

Surrogacy in Jersey: Advocate David Benest, Benest Corbett Renouf

Adoption and surrogacy in France: Isabelle Rein Lescastereyres, Paris.

LUNCH - kindly sponsored by 36Family

Role play/interactive session: 1kbw

Surrogacy, how to do it!: Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE QC, Dawson Cornwell, London.

Legal advances in surrogacy: Will Tyler QC, 36 Bedford Row, London.

A Surrogate’s story: Karina, Jersey.

The Intended Parents: Paul and Bryan/ Jacquie and Max

Beyond Brexit, beyond the traditional family: same sex union in England and beyond: Tim Amos and Joe Rainer

The future of surrogacy: Ruth Cabeza, Field Court Chambers

Question time: Panel of conference speakers

Closing remarks: Deidre Fottrell QC

Please join us for a drinks and canapés reception, kindly sponsored by 1 KBW.

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