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Professional Regulation Conference 18th May

Arnot Manderson silk Marian Gilmore QC, pictured below, is a leading practitioner in the field of Professional Regulation and is part of the organising committee for the Faculty of Advocates’ Professional Regulation Conference, which is being held on 18th May at the Faculty’s Mackenzie Building in Edinburgh.  Marian will be chairing the morning session.

Speakers confirmed for the event so far include:

Dame Caroline Swift, Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) – Keynote speech

David Gomez, Scrutiny and Quality Legal Assistant Director, Professional Standards Authority on PSA’s aims and how they will go about achieving them

Maree Allison, Director of Fitness to Practise, SSSC on the new Fitness to Practise model and newly created legal chair positions

Derek Auchie, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen School of Law

Clare Strickland, Deputy Director of Fitness to Practise, NMC London on NMC Strategy

Elaine MacGlone, Equality and Diversity Manager, Law Society of Scotland, on the Professional Regulation accreditation scheme

Andrew Webster, Advocate on the perceptions of a LQC/legal assessor as to advocacy: what works and what doesn’t

Kay Springham QC on the challenges of the Khan case before the Supreme Court

Robert Frazer, Advocate on current case law

It qualifies for 4.5 hours CPD

Photo of Dr Marian GIlmore