Westwater Advocates Multi-Disciplinary Conference to take place on Monday, 23 February 2009.


Westwater Advocates are to use the singular breadth and depth of expertise of our members to provide a unique professional development opportunity for the profession. We are presenting a whole day conference with talks on matters of recent interest in seven important areas of practice. There will also be ample question and answer sessions.

The Conference will be chaired by Stable Director Nick Ellis QC and the talks will be by:

Kenneth Christine, Advocate – Personal Injuries Law

Calum MacNeill QC – Commercial Law

Mary Loudon, Advocate – Family Law

Sir Crispin Agnew QC – Agricultural Law

Douglas Fairley, Advocate – Employment Law

Greg Cunningham, Advocate – Ill-Health Retirement

Gavin Anderson, Advocate – Health & Safety Prosecutions

The Conference is free of charge and open to solicitors. Lunch and coffee will be provided. The Conference will qualify for 5 hours Faculty of Advocates CPD and will offer the opportunity to obtain 5 hours CPD under the Law Society of Scotland guidelines.

It will take place at the MacKenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, High Street, Edinburgh on Monday, 23 February 2009. Registration will commence at 9.15am and the day will finish at about 3.45pm Limited places are available and can be reserved on a first come first served basis.

To reserve your place at this event, please telephone (0131 260 5828) or email Gavin Herd, Deputy Advocates’ Clerk.

We look forward to seeing you at what will be an extremely interesting day.