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The SEN conference is a well-established , must attend event for lawyers, teachers, guardians, local authority workers and anyone involved in, and committed to, providing the best education and support to children with SEN.
David specialises in public law, much of which is education, health or disability related. The issues involved include school placement, the specification of Special Educational Provision in statements of SEN, the role of parental preference, inclusion in mainstream, 'auxiliary aids and...
Principal, Douglas Silas Solicitors Douglas specialises exclusively in SEN and has done so successfully now for over two decades. He is widely respected by his peers and is both nationally and internationally recognised as a leading expert in his field. During his career, Douglas has...
Simon was appointed full-time Deputy President of the Care Standards Tribunal in October 2007 and chair in SENDIST when it began in 1994. From the President’s retirement in September 2008 until the appointment of the new Deputy President of the HESC Chamber responsible for SEND in August 2009, he...
HM Courts and Tribunal Service, First-tier Tribunal HESC Chamber
Julie is the Chief Executive of the national charity, IPSEA - providing independent legal advice to parents of children and young people with SEND. Julie leads a strong team of staff and more than 250 volunteers, in providing advice, support and influencing law and policy in this area. Julie is...
Barrister, St Paul’s Chambers Hannah is a Barrister at St Pauls Chambers, specialising in Education and Local Government Law, with a particular focus on SEND. Prior to commencing pupillage, she worked within the SEN department at Surrey County Council, representing the LA in the First-Tier...
Ali has recently joined IPSEA as Legal Team Manager. She has extensive experience in the fields of education, community care, mental health and public law. She has spent many years working in the not-for-profit sector, most recently as Head of Legal at Mind and previously as Assistant Director...
09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Chairs welcome
HHJ Simon Oliver
10:10 Court of Protection, care and adult issues
HHJ Simon Oliver
11:00 Coffee break
11:15 All that glitters is not gold
13:50 Tribunal update
Judge Jane McConnell
15:20 Local Authorities – Organisational and Decision Making Issues
17:00 Close of conference
Located in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington offers an extremely convenient location, with easy access to many shops and restaurants, as well as to the popular districts of Knightsbridge and Notting Hill.
Situated in a quiet residential corner, just minutes from High Street Kensington, this hotel is perfectly situated for guests wishing to visit some of the British capital's greatest attractions. Nearby places of interest include Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace.
The hotel offers excellent customer service, comfortable guest rooms, bar and restaurants. Guests can enjoy an authentic Oriental meal at Bugis Street or sample British and European cuisine at The Brasserie Restaurant and Bar.
Please note: If using a satellite navigation to locate the hotel, please use the postcode: W8 5SY
Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, LONDON
W8 5SR (GPS W8 5SY)
Jordan Publishing, Regus Castlemead, Terrace Floor, Lower Castle Street, Bristol, BS1 3AG
Tel: +44 (0)117 917 5009 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Bird Discount
Organisations registering delegates before 17.00 pm on 16 December 2016 are entitled to an early bird discount. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other discounts.
All fees are inclusive of refreshments, lunch (all day events only) and course documentation.
Cheques payable to LexisNexis.
You may place your booking on our website (booking form tab), email your booking to email@example.com, complete and post an order form or send us a letter. Receipt of your completed order or registration form constitutes a firm booking. All invoices for this event must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date.
Please be advised that a one delegate per booking policy applies and a single booked place cannot be shared between multiple delegates.
Acknowledgement of Bookings
A registration letter including full details of the venue and a map will be sent by email two weeks prior to the event. If you have not received acknowledgement of your registration one week before the event, please telephone our Conference Department on 0117 917 5009 to confirm that your registration has been received.
Registration on the Day
The event will start promptly at 10.00am, registration will take place in the preceding half hour.
If you are unable to attend, a substitute may attend in your place. Please inform us of any changes as soon as possible.
Cancellation and Refunds
A credit against the registration fee payable (less an administration fee of £50.00 plus VAT per delegate) can only be made in respect of written cancellations received by Jordan Publishing in Bristol at least 10 days before the event. The full registration fee plus VAT is payable on cancellations received less than 10 days before the event.
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of Jordan Publishing to change the content and/or timings of the programme and/or venue and/or speaker.
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