Simon Dyer to chair Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases Update conference


Cloisters barrister Simon Dyer has accepted an invitation to Chair AvMA conference

Cerebral Palsy & Brain Injury Cases – ensuring you do the best for your client on

11 February 2015 at De Vere Holborn Bars, London

CPD: 5 hours and 40 mins.

This popular AvMA conference will discuss and analyse the key areas currently under the spotlight in Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases so that lawyers are aware of the challenges required to best represent their clients.  

Determining causation, neonatal risk factors and intrapartum fetal distress and surveillance focusing on CTGs will be covered by leading medical experts. Guidance will also be provided on technological aids for children, case management and issues surrounding periodical payments and the discount rate, as well as looking at the current issues in cerebral palsy and brain injury claims. 

Conference programme below but to book go to: Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases Conference


Registration and refreshments

09.45               Chair’s Introduction

                        Simon Dyer, Barrister, Cloisters

09.50               Intrapartum fetal distress and surveillance focussing on CTGs

Mr Edwin Chandraharan Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Delivery Suite Lead, St. George’s Hospital NHS Trust

10.40               NeonatalRisk Factors for Cerebral Palsy

Professor John Wyatt

11.30               Refreshments

11.45               Determining Causation in Cerebral Palsy and Brain injury cases

Dr Philip Jardine, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, University Hospital Southhampton & Dr Neil Stoodley, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust

13.15               Lunch

14.05               The cost of case management input and care – the realities

Susie Quinlan, Case Manager, Independent Living Solutions (confirmed)

14.45               Alternative and augmentative communication and assistive technology for children with brain damage

Rachel Moore, ACE Centre Associate Consultant, Oxford

15.25               Refreshments

15.40               Maximise Hourly rate and tactical Budgeting in CP Litigation

Emma Ganley, Director of Costs, PIC

16.20               Current Issues in Cerebral Palsy & Brain Injury Claims

Simon Dyer, Barrister, Cloisters

17.00               Chair’s Closing Remarks