Corbett Le Quesne host second Child Law Conference

13th January 2023
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On the 10th of March 2023 Corbett Le Quesne will be hosting their second Jersey International Child law Conference. The theme is Breaking the Cycle and the key note speaker is The Honorable Mr Justice Keehan. Mr Justice Keehan was appointed as a High Court Judge (Family Division) in May 2013.  Having been Called in 1982, he was appointed as a Recorder in 2000, took Silk in 2001 and sat as a Deputy High Court Judge from 2003.  Elizabeth McGrath KC will be chair.

The event will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, St Helier.

If you would like to join us at the conference and dinner please contact Lizzie Keogh on

The conference is being sponsored by 1GC Family Law, OurFamilyWizard and DNA Legal


9.30am-10.00am Registration and coffee

10.00am-10.05am Opening remarks and welcome from Chair Elizabeth McGrath KC (3PB)

10.05am-10.30am Keynote speech: Mr Justice Keehan

10.30am-11.15am The Cycle of Domestic Abuse: Shiva Ancliffe KC and Alison Easton (Coram)

11.15am-11.45am Coffee

11.45am-12.30pm Parental Alienation in Private Law Proceedings: Identifying and Responding to the Cycle: Maria Scotland and Stephanie Coker (5SAH)

12.30pm-1.00pm Dr Cartmell (psychologist)

1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch

2.00pm-2.45pm Breaking the Cycle: Solution Focused Approaches to Adopt in and out of Court: Andrew Norton KC and Nasstassia Hylton (1GC Family)

2.45pm-3.30pm Kirsty Day and Dame Janet Trotter (Nelson Trust)

3.30pm-4.00pm Tea

4.00pm-4.30pm FDASc and the Pause Project in London: Simone McGrath (Osbornes)

4.30am-5.00pm Brighter Futures, Supporting Families in Jersey for 15 Years: Fiona Brennan (Brighter Futures)

5.00pm-5.30pm Communication: James Evans (Our Family Wizard)

5.30pm- 6.30pm Drinks reception

8.00pm-11.00pm Dinner


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