Legal Conference

SENAC Legal Conference 2012

Legal aspects of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) system in Northern Ireland

Thursday 15th March 2012, 2.30pm – 6.30pm

· Decision making within the SEN process

· Expert and non-expert evidence in relation to SEN

· Review of important SEN case law, including recent developments

· Effects of budget restrictions on the legal duties of ELBs & schools

· Panel discussion, Q & A session


Mr. Justice Treacy, Senior Judicial Review Judge, High Court NI

Rachel Hogan, B.L., Children’s Law Centre

Aidan Sands, B.L., experienced practitioner in this field

This conference will be of interest to legal practitioners operating in the field of SEN. It will also be of great value to Education & Library Board staff, school Principals and SENCOs and to all experts contributing to the SEN system including educational psychologists, therapists and health care staff with responsibility for children with special needs.

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Law Society House, 96 Victoria Street, Belfast, BT1 3GN

Cost: £85, £90 at door

3 CPD points available