ADVISING IN A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM ADVICE CONFERENCE
27 MARCH 2019
10:00-10:15 Welcome and Introduction: Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
10:15-11:00 Keynote Speaker: Lord Bach of Lutterworth
11:00-11:15 REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:15-12:45 Austerity, Poverty and Universal Credit
Dr Sam Royston, Director of Policy and Research, The Children’s Society
Tom Royston, Barrister, Garden Court North
Daphine Aikens, Chief Executive Officer, Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank
Phil Storey, Head of People Development, Hammersmith & Fulham CAB
12:45-13:45 LUNCH: Lunch will be provided for delegates
Housing Suitability: Tony Martin, Solicitor, BPP University, and Connor Johnston, Barrister, Garden Court.
Universal Credit: Common issues and how to challenge decisions: Emma Rehal-Wilde, Solicitor, Debevoise & Plimpton, and Sophie Earnshaw, Solicitor, H&FLC and Desmond Routledge, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, Phil Storey, Head of People Development, Hammersmith & Fulham CAB
EU Applications after Brexit: Jamil Dhanji, Barrister, Lamb Building, Surinder Matharu, H&FLC, and Hilton von Herbert, Ealing Law Centre.
Social Justice Lawyers Going Viral: Access to Justice, the Media and Legal Aid: Mary Rachel McCabe, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers, and Will Bordell, Justice Gap.
15:15-15:45 Keynote Speaker: Andrew Arden QC
15:45-16:00 Closing Remarks: Andy Slaughter MP and Tony Martin, Vice-Chair of HFLC Management Committee
16:00-17:00 Reception and Networking
Everybody is very welcome to attend the post conference drinks reception