Doughty Street Chambers, London – 10th September 2012.
This seminar will comprehensively cover those issues affecting women prisoners, with an emphasis on the practical, including:
An overview of the women’s estate;
Specific policies for women prisoners;
Vulnerable women – Mental Health and Self harm issues;
Foreign National Prisoners;
Progressing Female Indeterminate Sentence Prisoners through the system;
The impact of equality legislation, Art 8 of the ECHR and children’s rights on women prisoners;
A review of recent JR cases affecting women prisoners.
Speakers will include:
- Rachel Chapman The Association of Prison Lawyers – Consultant, specialises in representing women prisoners, especially women lifers.
- Camilla Pandolfini Prisoners Advice Service – runs free legal advice clinics at women’s prisons and represents women prisoners
- Quincy Whitaker Doughty Street Chambers – has many years experience of successfully acting for prisoners in a range of issues, and recently appeared in MP and P v Secretary of State for Justice  EWHC 214 (Admin) the leading case on prisoners’ entitlement to CRL, Article 8 rights and the best interests of the child within the prison context.
Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London. WC1N 2LS
Date: Monday 10th September 2012 Time: 2pm to 5pm. (Registration at 1:45)
This event will attract 3 CPD Points
This Seminar is just £60 to Members of the Association of Prison Lawyers and £90 to non-members.
Places are limited so early booking is advised
A flyer for the event can be downloaded here.