Brain Injury Conference – Thursday 23rd October 2014, Manchester

This joint Nestor and Kings Chambers conference will provide helpful insights and guidance to practitioners handling both clinical negligence and personal injury claims.

We will look at the management of head injuries in A&E, the assessment of capacity and the involvement of the Court of Protection, problems of causation and PPOs and investment and the role of the financial adviser. We will be joined by a speaker from the Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT) – Kings Healthcare’s charity of 2014.

Speakers will include experienced expert witnesses, barristers and financial advisers.


9:45 am Registration and coffee
10:00 am Pitfalls in Emergency Medicine

Dr. Longstaff

10:40 am Mental Capacity Act – Visionary Legislation or Specious Manipulation

Dr Scheepers

11:20 am Coffee break
11:40 am Kings Chambers: Court of Protection – Update

Simon Burrows, Kings Chambers

12:20 pm Life after a Childhood Brain Injury

Child Brain Injury Trust Speaker

1:00 pm Lunch
1:40 pm Kings Chambers: Causation and Quantam Issues in Brain Inujury Cases

Nigel Poole QC, Kings Chambers

2:20pm Enhancing the Client Experience: Views from a specialist IFA

Jennifer Stone, Nestor

3:00 pm Fourth Quarter Playbook

A review of how financial markets have faired post the beginning of tapering in the US and the opportunites for active investment management.

John Husselbee, Liontrust

3:40 pm Panel Discussion
4:00 pm Close



Thursday 23rd October 2014

9:45am registration – 10am start


The Palace Hotel, Oxford Street, Manchester, M60 7HA. Cost – Nestor & Kings Chambers are sponsoring this conference to raise much needed funds for the CBIT. Instead of charging for this event in the normal way, each delegate should make a minimum donation of £30 to CBIT to secure their place.

How to Book

Please send the name and e-mail address of each delegate to and post a cheque for £30, made payable to ‘Child Brain Injury Trust’ per delegate for the attention of Alice Smedley to: Kings Chambers, 36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT.

This event can also be booked via the Kings website, and updates to the event schedule are posted regularly on the seminar section of their website: