9 Gough Chambers Clinical Negligence Seminar – Medical Negligence When Caring for Vulnerable Victims

News | Mon 27th Jul, 2015

Our Clinical Negligence seminar is taking place on Thursday 1 October and will feature talks from members of 9 Gough Chambers alongside medical experts.

The seminar will be held at The Lincoln Centre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London and tickets are now on sale for £50 + VAT.  Plus receive a third ticket for free when two full priced tickets are purchased.

This seminar will count as 3 CPD points and will be APIL accredited (awaiting final confirmation at this stage).

08.30 – 08.50


08.50 – 09.00

Chairman’s Welcome – Shahram Sharghy, 9 Gough Chambers

09.00 – 10.00


Pressure sores – establishing negligence and other causation issues; Andrew Riitchie QC; 9 Gough Chambers & Mr Nick Parkhouse, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

  • Pressure sores,
  • Spinal injury skin care
  • Negligent failure to treat
  • Necrosis
  • Hip removal
  • Damages

10.00 – 10.30

Recent Developments in Medical Negligence; William Dean, 9 Gough Chambers

  • Duty of candour
  • Case law update

10.30 – 11.00


11.00 – 12.00

Clinical Negligence in Psychiatric Medicine; Christopher Stephenson, 9 Gough Chambers and Dr Tim Read, Psychiatrist in independent practice in London

This talk will explore the difficulties associated with cases involving either missed or delayed diagnosis of psychiatric illness and the pitfalls associated with clinical negligence claims arising out of psychiatric illness.

The topics to be explored will be:

  • The legal framework for admitting
  • Red flags to look out for
  • Relevant protocols
  • Referral to Consultant
  • Foreseeability of harm
  • Application of reasonable standard in acute care wards

12.00 – 12.30

Implications of the Care Act for Clinical, Negligence Lawyers, Lynn Buckley, SOLLA accredited Later Life Adviser, Frenkel Topping 

12.30 – 13.00

Questions & Seminar closes


Click here to email us to book your place now.


All delegates who attend the seminar (and have paid for their place) will receive a free copy of the Third Edition of our text “Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide”.  This book retails for £49.50 making this an excellent offer.

 9 Gough Chambers remains the only chambers who publish their own books.

The latest addition to the series is the Third Edition of the popular book “Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide”.

The book has been completely updated by members of the clinical negligence team in chambers and is the perfect guide for solicitors who practice in this area.

Copies can also be ordered directly from us for £49.50 by emailing us.

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