National Conference 2024

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Join us in Manchester for the biggest annual gathering of family justice professionals


This year’s conference will be held at The Midland Manchester.

The hotel does not have its own car park, however parking is available at the NCP Manchester Central which is a 3 minute walk from the hotel. Please note that there is a charge to park there. Full parking options can be found here. There are accessible parking bays operated by the council opposite the hotel. Free for Blue Badge Holders, with no time limit. Subject to availability.

What can I expect at Conference 2024?

We’ve listened to what you value most about Conference and made some exciting changes for this year. Expect more interactive sessions, more workshop choices and more opportunities to connect with the community.

Highlights include:

  • A thought provoking keynote address on resilience with Martin Hibbert – ‘from intensive care to the summit of Kilimanjaro’
  • an update from the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane
  • key roundups on Children and Finance Law
  • 16 interactive workshops on a wide range of areas
  • A family justice panel debate
  • Friday drinks reception and black tie gala dinner

Full workshop details

Ticket prices

Full residential (includes both conference days, dinner/dance and Friday night accommodation) – £645

Full residential, two delegates sharing (includes both conference days, dinner/dance and Friday night accommodation twin room) – £600 per delegate

Friday and Saturday day delegate – £450

All prices include VAT. Other packages are available, please see the booking form for full details.

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What our members took from last year’s conference…

“It was lovely seeing everyone, catching up and making new friends. The workshops were great.”

“Very well organised conference with great opportunities for networking.”

“Conference was great, learnt a lot and met a lot of people.”

“As always the opportunity to learn but most importantly at this stage in my career/life to meet up with colleagues from across the country and just chat!”