As we usher in 2021, catch up on all the webinars we have hosted in 2020 covering everything from Swift v Carpenter to going to Trial in Lockdown.

Is this unlawful? Judicial Review under scrutiny
This webinar was chaired by Marina Wheeler QC with speakers Amelia Walker, Dominic Ruck Keene & Michael Spencer. Marina opens the webinar by discussing judicial restraint and judicial activism before Amelia examines judicial review in the family context, Dominic looks at it in the context of MOD claims and Michael considers it in relation to immigration.

A.I. in Healthcare
Chair Robert Kellar QC discusses broader themes around machines in healthcare settings. Emma-Louise Fenelon builds on this by exploring a potential scenario with and Alice Kuzmenko closes with a review of the new NHS app, the impact of false positives and identifies potential areas of litigation for the future. (Apologies from Edite Ligere as unable to attend.)

QMLR Q&A : Swift v Carpenter
Based on this QMLR Commentary by Lizanne Gumbel QC looking at the implications of Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295, Lizanne and John Whitting QC discussed the decision and provided examples of calculating costs.

A Trial in Lockdown
After appearing in person at one of the first trials held at the Royal Courts of Justice after the first lockdown in July 2020, Owain Thomas QC talked through preparing for the trial and his experience of appearing in an emptier courtroom.

Inquests in Interesting Times
Chaired by Clodagh Bradley QC with speakers Christopher Mellor looking at Covid-19 & exposure in the workplace, Peter Skelton QC considering the engagement of Article 2 in Covid-19 cases, Caroline Cross covering remote Participation at Inquest Hearings, Leanne Woods gives guidance on working with the Coroner and Shaheen Rahman QC closes with an examination of Inquests and Damages under the Human Rights Act.

Impact of Covid-19 on Healthcare
Two teams debate Claimant versus Defendant perspectives on the impact of Coronavirus on healthcare with a closing statement looking at cases and guidance from QMLR Editor-in-Chief Rajkiran Barhey and Editor Jeremy Hyam QC. The Claimant side is chaired by Lizanne Gumbel QC with speakers Isabel McArdle and Matthew Flinn and the Defendant side chaired by John Whitting QC with speakers Hannah Noyce and Charlotte Gilmartin.

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Each webinar is accredited for 1 CPD Hour.