Annual Conference 2016

7 March 2016


Lord Justice Briggs

Lord Briggs of Westbourne

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Mr Justice Blair

The Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court

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David Wolfson QC

One Essex Court on Financial Services

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Colin Passmore,

senior partner at Simmons & Simmons, on Privilege

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Tom Robinson,

Economist at RGL on a “Brexit”

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David Engel,

Partner at Addleshaw Goddard

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Nick Rowles

Davies of Burford Capital

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Michael Lent

Annecto Legal

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Beverley Barton

Practical Law

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Richard Gordon QC

Brick Court TBC

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Addleshaw Goddard, Milton Gate,

60 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4AG

Aim & Objectives

March 6, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
7 March 2016

The Commercial Litigation Association Annual Conference 2016
The CLA Annual Conference

Keynote by Lord Justice Briggs, author of the Civil Courts Structure
Review: Interim report


Day 1

10:30 Arrivals


10:50 Introduction


11:10 Financial Services

Trends and insight David Wolfson QC of One Essex Court.

11:50 Risk Management

DBAs, Third Party Funding & ATE Insurance: Where are we now and where are we headed?

Panel discussion with David Engel of Addleshaw Goddard, Beverley.

Barton of Practical Law, Nick Rowles-Davies of Burford and Michael Lent of Annecto Legal.

12:35 Lunch

1:20 Privilege: An update

Colin Passmore, Snr Partner at Simmons & Simmons and author of one of the leading textbooks on the subject of legal professional privilege.

2:00 Coffee

2:20 Brexit

The implications and consequences Tom Robinson, distinguished economist from RGL.

3:00 Brexit

A view from the Bar Richard Gordon QC of Brick Court.

3:40 Refreshments

4:00 Keynote

Lord Justice Briggs.

4:40 Keynote

Mr Justice Blair.

5:30 Networking

Networking Drinks.

6:30 Close