This not-for-profit annual conference, now in its 9th year, provides a forum for doctors and lawyers to learn from each other and exchange views. It is distinguished by its convivial atmosphere and the expertise of its speakers and delegates alike.




Our 2019 Programme will be out shortly
See our 2018 programme here




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Our Organisers

Dr Rajesh Munglani


Dr Munglani has a strong research interest in the neurobiology of chronic pain states and chronic spinal regional pain syndromes. He founded the Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference in 2011. He has considerable medico-legal experience and has given evidence in court including the High Court on many occasions.

Mr Stuart McKechnie

Stuart was sworn in as Queen's Counsel by the Lord Chancellor on 26 February 2018. Stuart is a leading personal injury and clinical negligence practitioner who specialises in representing those who have been catastrophically injured. Band 1 Leading Junior in Personal Injury in the 2017 editions of Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Described in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 as “Without doubt the leading personal injury junior”. Editorial Board Member of the Judicial College Guidelines for The Assessment of General Damages. Co-author of the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims and contributing editor to Kemp: Practice & Procedure. Instructed by many of the leading personal injury and clinical negligence firms across the UK. Involved in cases collectively worth over £100 million in 2016 including JDF v. Hampshire County Council, which is thought to be the highest personal injury award ever made / approved by a court in the UK at £28 million capitalised

Mr Julian Benson

Julian’s practice is focused on a balance of Claimant and Defendant work, typically involving brain injuries, catastrophic limb injuries, chronic pain syndromes and disorders, and psychiatric injuries.  He handles professional negligence claims arising from the negligent handling of personal injury claims.

Dr Michael Spencer

Dr Spencer is Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the Department of Pain Medicine at West Suffolk Hospital. His pain clinic caseload comprises patients with pain conditions and significant psychological and psychiatric presentations. He is a Council Member of the Section of Pain Medicine at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Mr Alan Norrish



Mr Norrish is an orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in complex trauma and bone and joint infection.  He works at the Major Trauma Centre for the East of England, based at Cambridge University Hospitals NHSFT.  He is also an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.  He has completed an LLM in medical law and has been acting as an expert witness since 2003.