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This is available to: Trainee Solicitors, Pupil Barristers and Solicitors / Barristers within first 5 years of practice

Medical Students, FYs, Specialist or core Medical Trainees or Associate Specialists.


CAMLC is now offering a full conference place (including conference, Champagne reception and formal dinner in the Hall) for a heavily discounted price of £249 (no VAT). This will be limited to the first 35 people who apply.

Our Organisers

This not-for-profit annual conference, now in its 12th 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.  A full conference place includes an evening Champagne reception and dinner in the Peterhouse Dining Hall.


In-person event at Peterhouse, Cambridge on 22nd September 2023




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Dr Rajesh Munglani


Dr Rajesh Munglani qualified from St George’s Hospital, University of London, in 1985. Subsequently gaining experience in A&E, paediatric medicine and eventually gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He developed a strong research interest in the neurobiology of chronic pain states and also chronic spinal regional pain syndromes including reflex sympathetic dystrophies. He was appointed John Farman Professor of The Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1996 for his contribution to pain research. In 1995 He became a lecturer and Consultant in Pain and Anaesthesia and Director of the Pain Service at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. ln 2000 he accepted a post as Consultant in Pain Medicine and Lead Clinician at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds and developed an expanded multidisciplinary pain service. In 2009 he became an officer for the Interventional Pain Medicine Group of the British Pain Society and founded the Medicolegal Special Interest Group. In 2011-2014 he was elected to the Council of the British Pain Society. He also founded the Annual Cambridge Medico-Legal Conference in 2011. In 2016 Dr Munglani was appointed as an Honorary Consultant to St Thomas’ Hospital London. in 2021 he was a Consultant in Pain Medicine at the Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge to help during the pandemic and since July 2023 he has returned to St Thomas’. He is Senior Editor of Pain News of the British Pain Society. He also is an advisor to the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman. In 2022 he became an Honorary Member of the British Pain Society and has been elected Vice President of the British Pain Society in 2023.

Mr Stuart McKechnie KC

Stuart specialises in the highest value catastrophic injury claims. He works for most of the leading personal injury and clinical negligence solicitor firms in the country and all of his practice is in the High Court. He is a past winner of ‘Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Junior of the Year’ at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards and Personal Injury Barrister of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards.


Over the last 18 months Stuart has recovered damages with a combined capital value in excess of £140,000,000 (one hundred and forty million) on behalf of Claimants. In JDF (a Child) v Hampshire County Council, he settled what at the time was the highest Personal Injury award ever made/approved by a Court in the UK, the equivalent of £28 million capitalised. This case was covered across the national media. More recently, in IXM v Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust he settled a long running birth brain injury claim for the capital equivalent of £33.2 million. Stuart is one of only three Barrister members of the working party responsible for the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases. He is the General Editor of the APIL Guide To Catastrophic Injury Claims (being the definitive practitioner guide to running high-value personal injury and clinical negligence actions).



Mr Julian Benson

Described in 2023 Chambers and Partners as “a sublime negotiator and fearsome advocate” Julian specialises in complex and/or high value personal injury claims. He is renowned for his exceptional understanding of expert evidence and excellent rapport with lay and professional clients alike. He undertakes a balance of work for Claimants and Defendants and has been a fixture in the professional directories for over 20 years, being noted also for his “superbly tactical brain”.




Dr Michael Spencer

Dr Spencer qualified from the University of Cambridge, and completed his training in Cambridge and Edinburgh. He has lectured at the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh, and he has practised as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2008.  He was awarded the Donald Cohen Fellowship by the European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2007, the Clinician Scientist Fellowship by the MRC in 2008 and was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2016.


Dr Spencer has a particular interest in the interactions that can exist between physical and psychological conditions, particularly in chronic pain. He has worked in NHS multidisciplinary pain clinics, has served as a Council Member of the Pain Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, is a Senior Fellow of the London Pain Forum, a member of the British Pain Society, the British Neuropsychiatric Association and the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine, and a founding member of the Functional Neurological Disorder Society.


Since March 2020 Dr Spencer has worked as Consultant Psychiatrist at the mental health First Response Service covering Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (which he joined in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to work on the front-line in mental health during the time of crisis), where he has broad and varied clinical exposure to a range of psychiatric presentations across the lifespan.


Dr Spencer has been a co-organiser of the Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference since 2014.

Mr Tom Quick

Tom Quick

 Consultant Surgeon

Tom is a co-organiser of the conference and in 2023 also our Chair.
Tom Quick was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Magdalene College Cambridge. After Basic surgical training in London and Sydney (NSW, Australia) he completed his Orthopaedic training on the renowned Bristol rotation. Tom then was then awarded a twelve month Paediatric Orthopaedic fellowship at The Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia where he worked in both general Paediatric Orthopaedics and upper limb paediatric surgery. Tom worked in the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore as a Fellow for 2 years prior to taking up his Consultant post in 2013..


Nicola Greaney KC

Nicola Greaney KC

 Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

Nicola has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses public law, medical negligence, professional regulation and discipline, Court of Protection (health and welfare and property and affairs), costs and personal injury.

She is ranked as a leading junior in the directories in the areas of professional discipline, administrative and public law, clinical negligence, costs, Court of Protection and community care law.

Her clients include NHS and private care bodies, individuals, a range of regulators (from the General Pharmaceutical Council and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) and those they regulate, local authorities and private sector bodies, individuals and companies.

She has experience as an advocate in a wide-range of courts and tribunals including the Court of Appeal.