Asbestos and the Law Conference

Date of conference: Friday 10th October 2014 (9.OOam to 4.OOpm)

  • At Merseyside Maritime Museum
  • Albert Dock
  • Liverpool 5HRS
  • Chairman: Mr. Peter Cowan
  • Oriel Chambers
  • Liverpool
Robert Vojakovic AM JP BCom - President of the Australian Asbestos Disease Society, Perth.
"ADSA: Origins out of Wittenoom, involvement in Political & Legislative Campaign, Current Role in Assisting Victims" DVD presentation followed by Q&A (via video link)
Kate Green MP - MP for Stretford & Urmston, Shadow Minster of State for Work & Pensions.
The Labour Party's Mesothelioma Action Plans
James Dalton - Head of Motor and Liability at the Association of British Insurers.
Perspectives from the Insurance Industry
Lord David Alton of Liverpool - Independent Crossbench Life Peer.
Mesothelioma: Doing More to Find a Cure
Simon Kilvington - Counsel, Byrom Street Chambers.
Legal Update
Harry Steinberg - Counsel, 12 Kings Bench Walk Chambers.
Dr. Chris Warburton - Chlinical Director/ Consultant Respiratory Physician at Aintree Chest Centre.
Current debates on medical aspects of asbestos related disease

Fee £275(Before 1st September 2014) £300 thereafter. Nurses and charities eligible for free places, all other concession please contact MAVS first. All proceeds to Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group. All Speakers and the Chairman provide their services free. (Terms and Conditions below).

Terms and conditions
  • Documentation will be distributed on 10-10-2014.
  • No liability whatsoever is accepted by the organisers if the conference does not take place, other that a full refund of the conference fee.
  • The organisers reserve the right to cancel the conference.
  • The organisers reserve the right to vary the programme. Reservations will not be accepted unless accompanied by the full conference fee.
  • Any dietary requirements should be communicated to the Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group.
  • Nurses and Asbestos Victims Support Group Members do not pay.