Thursday, November 17, 2005

Justice: The Freedom of Information Act Conference 2005

Wednesday 7th December 2005
Pinsent Masons, 30 Aylesbury Street, London EC1R 0ER

Organised by JUSTICE and Sweet & Maxwell

Law Society / Bar Council CPD hours: 6
Standard fee: £295 plus VAT. 10% discount for JUSTICE members

Lessons from the Act's first year - leading experts present the latest thinking on how the Act is working in practice:

The enforcement process in action
Decisions of the Information Commissioner
How organisations are using the Act
Data protection, press freedom, commercially-sensitive information
Lessons for users, public authorities and third parties
Keynote speaker: Lord Justice Sedley, Lord Justice of Appeal

Plenary session speakers:
Phillip Coppell, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square
Maurice Frankel, Director, Campaign for Freedom of Information
Andrew Lidbetter, Partner, Herbert Smith
John Macdonald QC, New Square Chambers
Claire Moriarty, Constitution Director, Department for Constitutional Affairs
Timothy Pitt-Payne, 11 King's Bench Walk

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