SEMINAR: The Law and Brain Death

SEMINAR: The Law and Brain Death

CategorySeminars Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Katharine Scott Date

This seminar and discussion will take a critical look at cases concerning brain death in the High Court and Court of Protection. Chaired by Katharine Scott, the panel of speakers will include Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Dr M J Naisbitt and Dr Kartina A. Choong.

Date and Time:

Wednesday 26th February 2020
5pm – 7pm


39 Essex Chambers
81 Chancery Lane

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Topics will include:

  • What is the medical approach to diagnosing brain death in England and Wales?
  • What jurisdiction do the courts have when the diagnosis of brain death is disputed?
  • What approaches are taken to religious objections in other jurisdictions?

This seminar is free to attend. To book your place please click here.

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