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1 Noise Induced Hearing Loss Wednesday, 17th June 2015 Industrial Disease Team welcome you to this topical seminar, which aims to bring practitioners up to speed with all the latest developments in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims, Bristol 4:30pm pm Cost 40 + VAT CPD 1.5 Accreditation BSB, SRA and APIL

2 Programme There will be a chance for questions and answers at the end of the seminar Programme 4: pm Registration 4:55-5:00 pm Introduction by Chair 5:00-5:45 pm Limitation Andrew McLaughlin, Darren Lewis, Darren will be giving an introduction to limitation in noise induced hearing loss cases. 5:45-6:30 pm Noise induced hearing loss: breach of duty Patrick West, Patrick West looks at the Court s discretion in relation to lifting the statute bar under the Limitation Act, the factors it will consider and up to date case law. 6.30pm Close for drinks and canapés St John's Chambers has cemented its position as one of the Western circuit's leading personal injury sets. Instructing solicitors are quick to praise the group for the sheer breadth of its members' expertise. Chambers UK (2014)

3 Your presenters Andrew McLaughlin, Call 1993 Andrew is a leading practitioner nationally in the field of industrial disease. He is one of a handful of specialists recommended in Chambers UK spotlight table for disease work as well as the Legal 500. He has been involved in a number of reported cases involving asbestos/respiratory disease (mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer, occupational asthma), occupational stress and harassment/bullying, noise, work related upper limb disorders, hand/arm vibration syndrome, sexual abuse, bacterial exposure (c difficile, mrsa, campylobacter). He is a member of the TSOL panel.andrew s recent successes in 2014 include successfully representing the defendant in the Court of Appeal in the case of Coventry University v Mian [2014] EWCA Civ 1275, an appeal against a decision of HHJ Barrie that the university was liable to Dr Mian, a senior lecturer, for work-related stress. Patrick West, Call 2007 Darren Lewis, Call 2004 Darren practises in all aspect of employers liability and industrial disease litigation. He is regularly instructed by both claimant and defendants in Six Pack Regulations claims. He specialises in noise induced hearing loss litigation and associated limitation disputes. Darren has experience in Catastrophic injuries and fatalities particularly relating to Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations Mesothelioma and asbestos related litigation. Practical understanding and interest in claims arising out of mining industry especially vibration white finger. Patrick has a rapidly growing practice in occupational illness litigation particularly noiseinduced hearing loss in the engineering, steel and textile industries. He also has an interest in HAVS, RSI, stress, occupational asthma and asbestos-related claims. To view full profiles visit our website

4 Booking Information Booking information Please be advised that places are limited so please book early to guarantee a place. Cost Each Seminar costs: 40 + VAT The fee for this seminar includes the full conference pack and refreshments. Booking Form Please complete the booking form and either: us at Fax your completed booking form to us on Post your completed registration form to: Rose Kemery, Marketing Manager, St John s Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6PU. Please send a cheque payable to. Terms and Conditions Payment: All invoices for this seminar must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date. Cancellation: Any cancellations received with less than 48 hours notice will not be entitled to a refund. This is to cover catering and administrative costs related to the seminar. Confirmation of registration: If you have not received confirmation of your registration one week before the conference, please telephone to confirm that your registration form has been received. Substitute delegates: Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time please telephone to let us know the name of the substitute. If you have any enquiries, please call Emma Wells on or

5 Booking Form Please complete the form in BLOCK CAPITALS and send to or fax to First Delegate Name: Firm: Postal Address/DX: Tel No: Special/dietary requirements: * Do you wish to receive future seminar updates? Yes No Please invoice or I enclose a cheque for made payable to: First Delegate Name: Firm: Postal Address/DX: Tel No: Special/dietary requirements: * Do you wish to receive future seminar updates? Yes No Please invoice or I enclose a cheque for made payable to: Once payment has been received you will receive a booking confirmation via . * We will not pass your details to any 3rd party.

6 Industrial Disease Team look forward to welcoming you to their seminar 101 Victoria Street Bristol BS1 6PU DX Bristol TELEPHONE FAX

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