IMPORTANT NOTICE – CORONAVIRUS – future meetings and events
We hope by October 2021 to resume meetings at the Medical Society of London as well as relaying those meetings via Zoom.
Please visit this page before attending any event.
|Dr Margaret Stark
President, Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
|14 October 2021||The Forensic Physician – A dying profession|
|Lord Jonathan Sumption
Justice of the Supreme Court between 2012 and 2018
|11 November 2021||The Value of Life – in law and in practice|
|Colonel James Hardy
|9 December 2022||Forensic Dentistry and Why Not Bite Marks?|
|Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury GBS PC Hon FRS President of the Supreme Court from 2012 to 2017
|13 January 2022||Personal autonomy: a blessing or a curse|
MBBS Barrister LLM MRCGP FRAeS Hon FFFLM.
|10 February 2022||Cyber warfare – does it have a legal basis? Can the UK lawfully protect healthcare from an overseas cyber attack?
H.M. Assistant Coroner for Inner South London
|10 March 2022||What power the inquisition? Do coroners really make a difference?
|Nicola Mundy, Solicitor, Senior Coroner, SE Yorkshire||14 April 2022||Deaths and the Smart (or not so Smart?) Motorways
|Dame Anne Rafferty QC
Lady Justice of Appeal of England and Wales from 2011 to 2020.
|12 May 2022||Twenty years a judge, and still standing|
|Mr Simon Jackson MA MD FRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist,
|9 June 2022||Mesh litigation in Gynaecology
|Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws & Professor Iain Hutchson||20 June 2022||Annual Dinner at the Apothecaries Hall|
Our first meeting of 2021/2022 on 14th October will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Society’s foundation in 1901. We hope this meeting and future meetings can once more take place at the Medical Society of London
Full details of the 2021-2022 programme will be published shortly
We now very much hope the Annual Dinner, which we were forced to cancel in 2020 and 2021, will take place on 20th June 2022 at the Apothecaries Hall
Attendance at meetings is limited to Members of the Society and their guests. However, if you would like to come to one meeting as a “Taster” before joining, please contact the secretary Sandra Marcantonio at [email protected] or any other member of the Society’s Council.
Membership is open to anyone interested in Medico-Legal matters. For membership details, see here. Students are welcome and may join at a reduced subscription.
With the exception of the Annual Dinner, or unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at 7 pm at:
The Medical Society of London
11 Chandos Street
See below for a map.
Meetings are followed by a drinks reception.
If you have any queries, please contact us.