The University of Birmingham, in partnership with No5 Chambers and Mills & Reeve LLP, launch the first CEPLER event.
A major new initiative from Birmingham Law School, CEPLER aims to foster greater collaboration with the professional legal community to increase vocational opportunities for our students and develop a research agenda that is meaningful and relevant to legal practitioners.
The conference includes two plenary sessions:
Judicial Proposals for the Modernisation of the Family Justice System, presented by The Honourable Mr Justice Ryder
Legal Aid Reforms, presented by Lord Bach of Lutterworth
Followed by the choice of three specialist Panel Sessions:
Public Interest Litigation (featuring Richard Buxton, Ian Dove QC, Roger Smith and Prof. John Flood)
Civil Litigation and the Jackson Reforms (featuring Robert Khan, Colin Ettinger and Dr. Claire McIvor)
The Future of Family Justice (featuring Jo Miles, Stephen Abberley and Lisa Parkinson)