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ADVISING IN A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM ADVICE CONFERENCE

27 MARCH 2019

09:30-10:00      Registration

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

Keynote Speakers:

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

13:45-15:15      Workshops

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

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