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Brain Injury Conference

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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

College Green

Bristol

BS1 5TA

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Please join the St John’s Chambers Personal Injury team for the 2019 brain injury conference to raise funds for Headway UK. This year’s conference will be sponsored by Nestor and will feature a range of talks from experts and practitioners highly experienced in the field of brain injury work. Jack Rutter, Former Team GB Paralympian and Headway Ambassador will open the event and provide an enlightening talk about the work Headway does, and tell his story.

Discussing the frontal lobes of the brain, rehabilitation in cases of executive dysfunction and the highly topical matter of discount rates, our panel of guest speakers will ensure that this seminar provides delegates with some of the very best expert views on a number of complex issues. Our carefully selected expert sessions will be complemented with a number of legal updates from expert counsel at St John’s Chambers including a lively legal debate featuring Christopher Sharp QC, and a choice of afternoon break-out sessions.

Topics include
  • The frontal lobes of the brain - important, complex and vulnerable
    Dr Richard Kerr BSc MB BS MS FRCS, Neurosurgeon
  • Risk and reward in rehabilitation of executive dysfunction
    Professor Andrew Worthington, Director/Consultant in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation
  • Discount rates and disability-adjusted reduction factors
    Professor Victoria Wass, Labour Economist
  • Frontal Lobe Paradox – a clinician’s casebook
    Dr Tracey Ryan-Morgan, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Director of Talis Consulting Limited
  • Live legal debate on the schedule of loss and the counter schedule
    Christopher Sharp QC and Andrew McLaughlin, Barristers, St John’s Chambers
  • Discount rates and investment returns; the pressure on lump sums
    Jennifer Stone, Independent Financial Advisor, Nestor
  • Legal updates, and a choice of workshops from St John's Personal Injury team
Download full programme here.

Details
  • Date: Thursday, 7th November 2019
  • Registration and refreshments: 9.00am
  • Seminar starts: 9.25am
  • Seminar finishes: 4.30pm
  • Venue: Marriott Royal, College Green, Bristol
  • Cost: £100 + VAT (£120) but we are offering an Early Bird rate at £80 + VAT (£96) if you book before 30th June 2019. This rate includes attendance at the drinks reception the night before (details below).

Exhibitors on the day include:

St John's Personal Injury team and sponsors Ince Metcalfes will be hosting a drinks reception @ The Mud Dock in Bristol the night before the conference (6th November), providing an opportunity to learn more about the charity and its achievements in supporting brain injury survivors, their families and carers. Fine wines and canapés will be served. A raffle will take place on the night to win some fantastic prizes.

If you have any questions, please contact the Marketing & Events team on 0117 923 4710 or email seminars@stjohnschambers.co.uk.

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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

College Green

Bristol

BS1 5TA

United Kingdom

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