Current Seminars

Wills & succession conference – Devon

Date: 16 November 2022
Venue: Dartington Hall
Location: Totnes, TQ9 6EL

This conference will be essential for all practitioners, whether contentious or non-contentious, who deal with wills and succession issues. The conference will update practitioners on the latest developments in this area as well as offering a practical guide to dealing with such claims in practice.

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Clinical negligence conference – delayed diagnosis of cancer

Date: 10 November 2022
Venue: Bristol Marriott Royal College Green
Location: Bristol

This conference features talks from senior medical practitioners with a wealth of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers, and insights from members of our clinical negligence team working in this field. The experts will address the particular challenges of Covid on the provision of care and the impact on litigation.



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Catastrophic injury conference

Date: 19 October 2022
Venue: The Marriott Royal Hotel , College Green, Bristol
Location: Bristol

St John’s Chambers Personal Injury team, and sponsors Frenkel Topping Group invite you to this one-day conference featuring an interactive courtroom style debate with Dr Kanchan Sharma and Dr Luke Bennetto on whether brain injury increases the risk of dementia.

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Charity golf day & dinner in aid of AvMA’s 40th anniversary

Date: 28 September 2022
Venue: Bristol Golf Club, Almondsbury
Location: Bristol

St John’s Chambers Clinical Negligence team, and sponsors, Frenkel Topping Group are set to organise the South West’s best golf day of 2022 – if you’re an occasional golfer or a regular player, and keen to join this great charity golf day in aid of a fantastic charity, AvMA (action against medical accidents) – this event is for you.

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Proprietary estoppel webinar series

Date: 21 September 2022
Venue: Via Zoom
Location: Bristol

Our Real Estate team is hosting a series of webinars covering a range of proprietary estoppel matters this Autumn. There will be a series of three webinars with the final one being hosted at St John’s Chambers, followed by drinks and canapes.

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Property law roadshow (Cardiff, Bristol, Devon and Cornwall)

Date: 13 September 2022
Location: Cardiff, Bristol, Devon and Cornwall

St John’s Real Estate team will be hitting the road to host a half-day face-to-face property roadshow throughout Autumn.


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Vulnerable testators and will writing seminar

Date: 8 September 2022
Venue: Hugh James, Two Central Square, Cardiff
Location: Cardiff

Christopher Jones of St John’s Chambers, and Roman Kubiak of Hugh James will facilitate a practical and informative workshop on wills for vulnerable testators. Identifying and mitigating risk are key aspects of the legal professional’s tool kit.  But how does that work in practice, and what should we do when it all goes wrong?


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Expert evidence in litigation seminar

Date: 7 September 2022
Venue: St John's Chambers
Location: Bristol

St John’s Commercial team and Milsted Langdon are hosting a face-to-face seminar that will explore the use of expert evidence in commercial dispute litigation. It will look at recent case-law relating to the use of expert evidence as well as looking at ways that expert evidence can be challenged both before and during trial. A role play between a barrister and a forensic accountant/expert will attempt to illustrate how to challenge expert evidence and how the challenges can be countered.


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