The HSLA Annual Conference, AGM & Annual Dinner

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Date(s) - 23/11/2018
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Fishmongers' Hall


HSLA Annual Conference & Dinner Friday 23rd November 2018 at Fishmongers’ Hall, London EC4R 9EL

13.30 Registration for the conference. Conference commences at 14.00 and concludes at 17.30.

The programme for the conference will include:

Debate and vote regarding the reverse burden of proof under s40 HSWA – is the reverse burden fair given the introduction of 2 year jail terms and the sentencing guideline making imprisonment more likely now? 

The Chair – Simon Joyston-Bechal, Turnstone Law and Chair of the HSLA Thought Leadership & Public Affairs sub committee

Keith Morton QC, Temple Garden Chambers, Harry Vann, Crown Office Chambers for the motion

Sara Lawson QC, Red Lion Chamber, Alex Stein 2 Bedford Row against the motion

Seminar – ‘General H & S Sentencing & Case Law Legal Update, to include sentencing in very large organisations and sentencing in Scotland
Speakers. Dominic Adamson Temple Garden Chambers, Simon Antrobus QC Crown Office Chambers, Barry Smith Compass Chambers

Seminar – ‘Product Safety – Criminal Liability for unsafe products.’
Speakers. Toby Riley Smith QC, Oliver Campbell QC, Henderson Chambers

17.30 AGM

18.45 Drinks reception

19.30 – 23.00 Dinner

Cost – HSLA Members – Conference £95.00. Dinner £95.00. Combined price for both £170.00

Cost – Non-HSLA Members– Conference £130.00. Dinner £130.00. Combined price for both £200.00. Or join HSLA at £60.00 and attend at the member price.

Refunds: If you are unable to attend the event HSLA cannot offer a refund but you may send a substitute. If the substitute is not a member of HSLA then they can either join HSLA and attend at the member rate or attend as a non-member and pay the additional amount.


Ticket TypePriceSpaces
HSLA Members' Combined Conference & Dinner Ticket£170.00
HSLA Members' Conference Ticket£95.00
HSLA Members' Dinner Ticket£95.00
Non-member Combined Conference & Dinner Ticket£200.00
Non-member Conference Ticket£130.00
Non-member Dinner Ticket£130.00

Once booking is confirmed via email please pay by one of the below methods. CHEQUE PAYMENT. Quoting your name as reference. Send a cheque payable to HSLA to: Hilary Riddle HSLA Administrator, 43 Howard Street, Oxford OX4 3AY. BANK TRANSFER. HSLA Bank Details: Bank: HSBC Sort code: 40-25-20 Account Number: 11759817 Ref: Your name.