Catastrophic injury conference

Date: 19 October 2022
Starts: 9:00 am
Ends: 4:30 pm
Venue: The Marriott Royal Hotel , College Green, Bristol
Location: Bristol
Cost: Early bird offer: £80 + VAT until 1st October. £100 + VAT from 2nd October 2022
CPD points: 6

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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.


  • A debate on whether brain injury increases the risk of dementia, in particular in the context of provisional damages claims
    Dr Kanchan Sharma (Visiting Professor of Neurology Amoud University and Consultant Neurologist North Bristol NHS Trust) and Dr Luke Bennetto (Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol)
  • Live legal debate on the schedule of loss and the counter schedule
    Matthew White & Andrew McLaughlin, Barristers, St John’s Chambers
  • Legal presentation on the validity of provisional damages claims for such a risk/chance
    Christopher Sharp QC, St John’s Chambers
  • Innovative technology to assist with rehabilitation following catastrophic injury
    Jon Graham, Neurological Rehabilitation and Technology Specialist
  • Mental capacity
    Richard Stead, Barrister, St John’s Chambers
  • Quantum update
    Louise Asprey and Ben Handy, Barristers, St John’s Chambers
  • Life after settlement – who’s going to help me now?
    Stephen Farnfield, Head of Expert Witness and David Cole, Consultant, Frenkel Topping Group

At the end of the day we will have an interactive poll and question time with our experts!
A full programme will be available shortly!

Who should attend?

The conference is aimed at practitioners working on large loss, catastrophic and brain injury cases.