Fletchers Group hosts first ever birth injury conference for legal specialists

September 7, 2023
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Written by Trevor Ward, Partner & Birth Injury Team Leader

We’re proud to be hosting our first ever birth injury conference, alongside our Minton Morrill colleagues. As legal professionals in this sector, it feel important for us to bring together like-minded individuals, all passionate the importance of providing appropriate maternity and neonatal care for mothers and babies.

See below for the details of our upcoming event.


When is it?

Thursday 12th October 2023


Where is it?

Holiday Inn Manchester, 25 Aytoun St, Manchester M1 3DT


What time is it?

8:30am – 5:30pm


The objective of the conference?

This is a one-day Birth Injury conference hosted by Fletchers Group and Minton Morrill. The conference aims to bring around 100 experts from a range solicitor practises which handle clinical negligence cases involving birth injury.

This will offer legal professionals the chance to network with leaders within the legal sector and offer fantastic learning opportunities by listening to expert speakers.


What can attendees expect?

The event will be hosted by Fletchers’ Partner and Head of Birth Injury Unit Trevor Ward and will feature an impressive line-up of medical experts and legal specialists who will share insights, practical experience and knowledge in the field of birth injury. The talks will include topics such as:

· Midwifery

· Obstetrics

· Radiology- Interpretation of MRI scans

· Neonatology- Hypoglycaemia

· Paediatric neurology

· Psychiatric sequalae for mothers

· Legal update by leading barrister (KC)

Confirmed so far are Ann Moody (Midwife), Mark Waterstone and Angeli Thallon (Obstetricians), Shivaram Avula (Radiologist), Gary Hartnoll (Neonatologist), Andrew Curran/Manish Prasad (Paediatric Neurologist), Rebecca Moore (Psychiatrist) and Sally Hatfield KC from Byrom Street Chambers.


How much is it?

£225 + VAT Per Person

All proceeds will be going to the Fletchers Foundation


How to book a place?

Please be aware, numbers are limited so for anyone interested in booking a place, please contact our events team at

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