Patricia Hitchcock QC and Joel Donovan QC talk on ‘Hot topics and perennial problems’ at MBL clinical negligence conference


Cloisters barristers, Patricia Hitchcock QC and Joel Donovan QC join leading expert panel of speakers at MBL’s Hot Topics and Perennial Problems in Clinical Negligence conference  on Friday 17 April 2015 in London.

Patricia, who will chair the conference, specialises in clinical negligence, catastrophic personal injury, inquests, medical law and related administrative and regulatory matters. She is regularly instructed in substantial matters in the higher courts on both liability and quantum, especially brain and spinal injuries; cancer; psychiatric negligence; fatal accidents. Patricia is regularly invited to speak at and/or chair medico‐legal conferences and co‐authors the limitation law division (to 2014) and claims of utmost severity division (from 2014) of the Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service and Lewis & Buchan: Clinical Negligence (Bloomsbury Professional).

Joel’s talk will cover ‘Part 36 and Calderbank offers – a professional gambler’s guide’. Joel is a prominent clinical negligence and personal injury specialist who focuses on high‐value Court Cases, typically involving brain damage or serious injury. He is reknowned for his expertise in cauda equina cases, claims involving delayed recognition and treatment of spinal cord compression, and those arising from secondary brain injury.

Venue: Novetel Tower Bridge Hotel,EC3N 2NR,  London

Time: 9.30 – 17.15

CPD: 6

Discounts are available for multiple conference places. Please telephone 0161 793 0984 for details.