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Junior Litigators’ Forum
9-10 May 2024
The Grand HotelBirmingham, UK
9-10 May 2024|The Grand Hotel, Birmingham, UK

Junior Litigators’ Forum

ConTrA and Informa Connect bring you a brand-new 'Staycation' focused on trusts and estate issues for the junior litigator

Alongside an insightful agenda curated by an advisory board of ConTrA members, enjoy unrivalled networking activities that provide the perfect opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new lasting connections

You're invited

Join us in Birmingham this May to be part of the inaugural Junior Litigators' Forum - two days of content, a packed speaker line-up and a full social agenda!

Agenda highlights:

Our agenda is curated by a 9-member advisory board consisting of practitioners from across the trusts and estate sphere and includes topics such as:

  • Professional negligence in wills, trusts and probate
  • When the gloves come off: dirty tricks in litigation and how to deal with them
  • Trustee blessing applications and other useful directions
  • Building your personal brand

Join us to establish your profile and further your career prospects

The speakers

In keeping with ConTrA's ethos of championing up-and-coming speakers, our agenda will be led by a mix of senior industry figures and rising stars.

Our stellar speaker lineup will deliver invaluable insights on complex topics over two jam-packed days.

The networking

Make the most of your experience by joining us for plentiful networking opportunities in informal settings.

Establish connections with our speakers and other delegates over drinks at the hotel and continue the conversation at our games bar networking.

The attendees

Who should attend? Any junior litigator or trustee involved in trusts and estates.

The conference is made for the next generation of the contentious trusts sphere. Join us to establish your profile and further your career prospects.

Previous attendees at ConTrA & Informa Connect events include:

Irwin Mitchell

Mishcon de Reya

Farrer & Co

Boodle Hatfield

Baker & McKenzie

Mourant Ozannes

5 Stone Buildings

Anthony Gold Solicitors


Bedell Cristin

Stephenson Harwood

Gatehouse Chambers



Carey Olsen

Sinclair Gibson


Womble Bond Dickinson

Taylor Wessing



Serle Court

Payne Hicks Beach

Collas Crill

Maitland Chambers

Howard Kennedy

Paget-Brown Chambers

Barlow Robbins

XXIV Old Buildings

Charles Russell Speechlys

Gowling WLG

Pennington Manches Cooper

New Square Chambers


Evelyn Partners

BDB Pitmans

Bolt Burdon

Radcliffe Chambers

Mills & Reeve

Russell-Cooke Solicitors

Thomas Snell & Passmore


Wedlake Bell

Dickinson Gleeson

Kinglsey Napley 


Stevens & Bolton

Wilberforce Chambers

Harcus Sinclair

Berwin Leighton Paisner

Summit Trust

Moore Barlow


Collyer Bristow

Outer Temple Chambers

Maurice Turnor Gardner

Grant Thornton

Osbornes Law

Burges Salmon

Ten Old Square

Selborne Chambers

Serjeants' Inn Chambers


CPD Certified

Attendance at this conference may be used to claim CPD from your professional body. The number of hours, or points may vary from body to body. Your attendance will also help you to comply with the CPD requirements for those professional bodies which do not apply a points-based, or hours-based CPD programme. Where your body insists on the undertaking of verifiable CPD, attendance at this conference will help you to meet your verifiable CPD requirement.

Informa is the world’s leading provider of CPD and CPE certification. Attendance at our conferences, courses and seminars will allow you to gain practical and methodical skills to develop your professional knowledge. Upon request, we will supply you with a certificate of attendance to facilitate your CPD submission with your professional membership organisation.