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Annual Mental Health Conference – Thursday 4 October

We are pleased to announce the details of our Annual Mental Health Conference 2018.

We will discuss the latest issues of concern and key legal developments in the field of mental health care with a panel of expert speakers, including Andrew Parsons, Partner and Head of Healthcare at RadcliffesLeBrasseur.

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 9.15am – 3.30pm
Cost: £120 inc VAT
Venue: One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
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9.15am Registration and refreshments
10.00am Welcome by Chairman
Andrew Parsons, Partner, RadcliffesLeBrasseur
10.05am Mental health law update
Simon Burrows, Barrister, Kings Chambers and Outer Temple Chambers
11.00am Deprivation of Liberty issues – Where are we? 
Peter Mant, Barrister, 39 Essex Street
11.40am Tea/coffee break
12.00pm Children and mental health
Andrew Parsons, Partner, RadcliffesLeBrasseur
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Working party review of the Mental Health Act
Sir Simon Wessely
3.00pm Unexpected deaths in psychiatric facilities – How should these be investigated, what recent guidance has been produced, and what particular issues tend to attract the coroner’s attention for prevention of future deaths reports?
Graeme Irvine, Associate Solicitor, RadcliffesLeBrasseur
3.30pm Conference ends

This is a very popular event and places will be filled quickly. If you would like to attend, you can register your interest or book your place now by emailing

Regular attendees will note that the cost has gone up this year, which is due to our external event overheads increasing.

We will invoice you after registration. Payment is required before the conference to confirm a reserved place.

Click here to read our cancellation and refund policy.