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Public Inquiries

How to prepare for and manage Public Inquiries
13 June 2022 at 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM / North West England / Conference

13 June 2022 at 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Pinsent Masons LLP, 3 Hardman Street, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, M3 3AU
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The event will consider Inquiry procedures with specific emphasis on the role and approach to giving witness evidence. The event aims to help those preparing for giving evidence at an Inquiry as well as those involved in the management of the Inquiry. The event will feature a Mock Inquiry in order to demonstrate the good and bad of giving evidence as well as some of the “tricks of the trade” employed by barristers in examining witnesses.

Programme and Speakers:

  • Intro by the Chair - Mike Pocock, Pinsent Masons LLP
  • Management of Public Inquiries and pitfalls to avoid - Beth Grant and Emma Hargreaves, Pinsent Masons LLP
  • The role of a witness and practical tips - tbc, Lichfields
  • The role of the Barrister - Victoria Hutton, 39 Essex Chambers
  • The role of the Inspector - James Strachan QC, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Topic tbc - Celina Colquhoun, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Mock Inquiry - Pinsent Masons LOLP / Lichfields / 39 Essex Chambers

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