Fundamental Dishonesty Seminar Programme released

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27/04/2015

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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