Healthcare Update 2019 – a legal seminar.


Wednesday 8 May 2019, 9.30-4pm at the Grange Holborn Hotel, London.

PAGB, the consumer healthcare association is delighted to be partnering with lawyers from the Negligence and Regulatory teams at Kingsley Napley, an internationally recognised law firm, to bring you up to date on some of the new legal issues our Members may face, particularly physicians and pharmacists within the industry.

The seminar will cover:

  • Consent – has Montgomery changed the underlying principles?
  • Elements of a clinical negligence claim with reference to a clinical trial case study
  • What is the test of materiality?
  • Guidance regarding clinical trials – what does the patient need to know?
  • Registered vs non-registered – what are the parameters in respect of practice?
  • Professional expertise vs acting as an expert – what’s the difference
  • Suitably qualified persons – what does this mean in practical terms?

Who should attend?

The seminar will be of particular interest for physicians and pharmacists within the industry.

How much does it cost?

PAGB Members benefit from a special rate of £405 plus VAT at 20% per delegate, including lunch.

Non-members may attend at the full rate of £1215 plus VAT at 20% per delegate.

Where is it?

Grange Holborn Hotel, 50 – 60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR

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This is a full day seminar including lunch. Timings below.

  • 9.30am Coffee and registration
  • 10.00am presentations begin
  • 1 pm chef’s lunch
  • 4pm finish


Following introductions from PAGB CEO, John Smith and Aomesh Bhatt of RB, delegates will hear from the team at Kingsley Napley, an internationally recognised law firm based in central London.

Julie Norris is a Partner in the Regulatory Team. She specialises in advising in the health, professional services, legal and financial fields, advising professionals, businesses and regulators on regulatory compliance, investigations, adjudication, enforcement and prosecutions.

Shannett Thompson is a Senior Associate in the Regulatory Team. Having commenced her career in the NHS, she is a highly experienced lawyer taking the lead in defending health professionals before their regulatory bodies including the GMC. She has substantial experience in advising individuals in relation to their regulatory obligations in the wider context.

Kate Rohde is a Partner in the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury practice and an experienced specialist in clinical negligence claims of all types, often acting for bereaved families or on behalf of children and adults who have suffered permanent and profound injuries.

Sevim Ahmet is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence department. Sevim specialises in both clinical negligence and personal injury claims. She has been working in this area since 2010. She has experience of working with clients that have sustained a range of injuries through medical negligence and personal injury.

For further information about the seminar, contact or call 020 7242 8331.

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