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The observer’s dilemma: does negotiating access with power and parties compromise independence?

The observer’s dilemma: does negotiating access with power and parties compromise independence?


A panel of leading lawyers, journalists and campaigners discuss whether an observer can maintain their independence throughout the proceedings when they must negotiate access with both parties and judiciary.

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Webinar details
  • Recorded webinar first broadcast Thursday 4th March 2021
  • How much? Free to watch again
  • Running time: 75 minutes
Chair and panel

Chair: Louise Tickle, journalist, director of Scrutiny

  • Dr George Julian: knowledge transfer consultant and live tweeter of inquests
  • Mr Justice Hayden: vice-president of the Court of Protection
  • Professor Celia Kitzinger: Open Justice Court of Protection Project
  • Lucy Reed: children barrister, St John’s Chambers and chair of The Transparency Project
  • Angela Forster: mother of Sasha Forster and trustee of Sasha’s Project
This webinar is part of the Law, Justice and the Spaces Between series that Bath Publishing is hosting.  

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