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Friday September 12, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Perth Racecource
The Galileo Suite
Scone Palace Park

AMFLG 4th Family Law Conference, Perth



Friday, 12th September 2014, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Venue: Perth Racecourse, Scone Palace Park, Perth, PH2 6BB

Arnot Manderson Family Law Group are delighted to invite you to their fourth Annual Conference which will be held on Friday 12th September in the Galileo Suite at Perth Racecourse.  The venue is only 90 minutes away from 90% of the population of Scotland, is a very short distance from Perth Train Station and has easy access off the motorway network with 2,000 free car parking spaces.

The Conference will be chaired by Kate Dowdalls QC and is designed to give practical guidance to agents and counsel.  The event will include presentations from six stable members all of whom are highly experienced in this specialised area of law.

The line-up of speakers includes Jonathan Mitchell QC on Cohabitation, Marie H. Clark on Child Abduction and Laura Thomson on Surrogacy.  Nicola Gilchrist will speak on Forced Marriages in Scotland and Stuart Buchanan in his talk “Absence makes the heart grow fonder – why missing evidence hurts” will discuss his recent experience acting for the Respondents in the UK Supreme Court in the cases of NJDB -v- JEG 2012 SC (UKSC) 293 and McGraddie -v- McGraddie  2014 SC (UKSC) 12.

The event will begin with Coffee & Registration at 9:30am with the first talks starting at 10:00am.  The morning talks will be rounded off by a question and answer session and followed by lunch.  There will also be an opportunity to question the panel after the afternoon talks, before the Conference closes at 3:30pm.

CPD                 Attendance at the conference counts for 4 hours of CPD.

Cost                 The cost of the conference per delegate including lunch is just £90, i.e. £75 plus VAT.

Group Discount:  A group booking discount is available.  Firms or organisations booking two places will be entitled to a third place free of charge.

Previous events organised by Arnot Manderson Advocates have been oversubscribed and early booking is recommended.

To reserve a place simply click on the Book Now button above and choose the Family Law Event option.

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