23 October 2014 APL Annual Conference (London)

Effective Representation before the Parole Board

Objective: aims to provide practitioners with the skills required to provide effective representation before the Parole Board and to consider the developing role of the Parole Board

Thursday 23rd October 2014. 10am to 5pm.

Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street. LONDON. WC1N 2LS


Chaired by John Turner – Chair, The Association of Prison Lawyers


HHJ KamilThe Parole Board.

James Dixon– Barrister, No.5 Chambers.

Dr.Terri Van- Lesson – Chartered and Consultant Psychologist and Managing Director at Pathway Psychological Services.

Simon Creighton and Hamish Arnott – partners at Bhatt Murphy Solicitors and co-authors of Prisoners: law and practice and Parole Board hearings: law and practice.

Andrew Sperling – Stakeholder Adviser and Corporate Governance Manager, the Parole Board.


The cost is just £120 for APL Members and £180 for Non-Members. Lunch will be provided.

5 CPD Points

The programme for the day can be viewed here.

 A booking form can be downloaded here or contact administrator@associationofprisonlawyers.co.uk.

Places are limited so early booking is advised.


The Association of Prison Lawyers Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Association of Prison Lawyers will precede the London conference on 23rd October at 9.15 am. All APL Members are welcome at the AGM.