Withdrawal of Treatment

End of Life – The New Law


Monday 1st October 2018


5.45pm (registration)
6.00pm – 7:30pm (seminar)
(Refreshments will be served after the event)


81 Chancery Lane

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Chaired by:

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Jackson

Speakers and topics:

Vikram Sachdeva QC: The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Mr Y and its implications for legal practitioners

Veronica English, Head of Ethics at the BMA:  Overview of the BMA’s forthcoming guidance on CANH

Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes, Northwick Park Hospital: The International context – including the newly published American Neurological Association PDOC guidelines

Victoria Butler-Cole: The ghost of PD9E – does the decision in Mr Y apply to other serious medical treatment decisions?

The brief talks will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A


Key Contact:


Beth Williams

Beth Williams

beth.williams@39essex.com / 0207 832 1155


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Please note that we will confirm with you, if your booking request has been successful, in due course.

39 Essex Chambers is accredited by the Law Society and the Bar Council to provide CPD accredited courses. This course is accredited for 1 CPD hour.

NB: This programme of speakers and talks is subject to change.

The venue has full disabled access, however, if you do have any special requirements, please contact Beth.

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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