Thursday, 5th October 2017
Protecting Assets on Divorce
Sir Paul Coleridge
AGENDA – DAY 1
Advocate David Benest, Managing Partner (conference chairman) Benest Corbett Renouf, Jersey
Asset Protection by Forum Shopping? Stakes, tools, limits and future post-Brexit: Tim Amos QC, Queen Elizabeth Buildings, London and Isabelle Rein Lescastereyres, BWG-Associes, Paris
Keynote Speech: Family Law Reform and financial remedies: Sir Paul Coleridge, Queen Elizabeth Buildings, London.
Protection of Assets: Christopher Pocock QC, 1kbw
Marital Agreements, how they can help: Suzanne Kingston, Withers, London.
“La convention fait la loi des parties”: Jersey agreements: Advocate Jean-Marie Renouf, Benest Corbett Renouf.
A Manx perspective: Deemster Andrew Corlett, Douglas, Isle of Man.
LUNCH – Kindly sponsored by 36Family
Freezing in England and Jersey: Mock Trial: Janet Bazley QC, Susan Jacklin QC and team from 1gc chambers, London, with Advocate Jean-Marie Renouf.
Doing the Business: Companies, partnerships and farms: Andrzej Bojarski 36Family, London.
Preventing dissipation of assets: David Lister and Robert Hines, Mishcon de Reya, London.
Legal Round up: Ann Hussey QC, 1 Hare Court, London.
Please join us for a post conference champagne and canapes reception, sponsored by 1 GC.
Friday, 6th October 2017
Adoption and Surrogacy
Ms Justice Russell, DBE
Welcome and Introductions: by Advocate David Benest, Managing Partner, on behalf of BCR, conference chair Deirdre Fottrell QC, ALC committee, 1gc, London.
Adoption, the domestic legal context: Naomi Angell, Osbornes, London.
From the other side of the fence: A parent’s story: Alison Brown, Jersey.
Keynote speech: Ms Justice Russell DBE
Adoption and immigration, the cross-over: Jemma Dally, Goodman Ray, London and Kathryn Cronin, Garden Court Chambers, London.
Surrogacy in Jersey: Advocate David Benest, Benest Corbett Renouf
Adoption and surrogacy in France: Isabelle Rein Lescastereyres, Paris.
LUNCH, kindly sponsored by 36Family
Role play/interactive session: Anna Mckenna QC and Andrea Watts from 1kbw will provide the session covering ‘Surrogacy, myths and legends and breaking down the barriers….” which we hope will promote a lively discussion between delegates!
Surrogacy, how to do it: Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE QC, Dawson Cornwell, London.
Legal advances in surrogacy: Will Tyler QC, 36 Group, London.
A Surrogate’s story: Karina, Jersey.
The Intended Parents: Aron and Matthew and Jackie and Max
Beyond Brexit, beyond the traditional family: same sex union in England and beyond: Tim Amos QC and Joseph Rainer, QEB
The future of surrogacy: Ruth Cabeza, Field Court Chambers
Question time: Panel of conference speakers
Closing remarks: Deirdre Fottrell QC
Please join us for a post-conference drinks reception, kindly sponsored by 1 KBW.
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