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Professional Regulation Conference

18 May 18

Faculty of Advocates event

Venue: Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh EH1 1QX

Time: 9.30am-4pm (registration from 9am)

Speakers confirmed for the event so far include:

  • Dame Caroline Swift, Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) - Keynote speech
  • David Gomez, Scrutiny and Quality Legal Assistant Director, Professional Standards Authority on PSA’s aims and how they will go about achieving them
  • Maree Allison, Director of Fitness to Practise, SSSC on the new Fitness to Practise model and newly created legal chair positions
  • Derek Auchie, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen School of Law
  • Clare Strickland, Deputy Director of Fitness to Practise, NMC London on NMC Strategy
  • Elaine MacGlone, Equality and Diversity Manager, Law Society of Scotland, on the Professional Regulation accreditation scheme
  • Andrew Webster, Advocate on the perceptions of a LQC/legal assessor as to advocacy: what works and what doesn't
  • Kay Springham QC on the challenges of the Khan case before the Supreme Court
  • Robert Frazer, Advocate on current case law

This event is open to any solicitors, students and members of the public who wish to attend. Tickets (£120) are refundable up to 24 hours in advance. Please remember to bring your ticket on the day.

4.5 hours CPD

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