Fundamental Dishonesty Seminar Programme released



The full programme for our seminar on Thursday 30 April is now available. The seminar is taking place at The Lincoln Centre, 18 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3ED.

9 Gough Chambers Personal Injury Seminar

Fundamental Dishonesty – the new Strike Out Provision  

14.15 – 14.30 Registration
14.30 – 14.35 Welcome from Jacob Levy QC
14.35 – 15.15 The use of surveillance to prove or disprove dishonesty; Jeffery Simm, Expert surveillance operative from Don’t be Watched

  • An industry insight into how the world of surveillance works;
  • The benefits and the pitfalls;
  • What to look for when video evidence is received.
15.15 – 16.15 Can assistance be derived from investigating psychiatric and/or pain disorders when an organic cause is lacking?

  • Deceit, discrepancy and understanding the variable nature of human ability and presentation – a pain medicine view point. Dr Rajesh Munglani
  • Does discrepancy equal dishonesty? – the Psychiatric perspective.  Dr Michael Spencer
  • Panel discussion
16.15 – 16.30 Break
16.30 – 17.15 Fundamental Dishonesty – the legal perspective; Simon Brindle 9 Gough Chambers

  • Fundamental dishonesty under s.57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill;
  • Fundamental dishonesty under the QOCS regime, including Gosling v Screwfix;
  • The other weapons the Defendant has.
17.15 – 17.30 Questions

Delegates are invited to join us for a drinks reception following the seminar.

To book your place please email us. Tickets are £50 + VAT and we’re offereing a 3 for the price of 2 deal. The seminar is worth 2.5 SRA CPD points.

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