Autumn Conference 2016

14 November 2016


Derek Dale

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Mr Justice Birss

Chancery Division

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Daniel Djanogly

CVR Global

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Jeremy Nicholson QC

Chambers and Partners

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Ian Mayes QC

Head of Chambers

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Derrick Dale QC

Fountain Court Chambers

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Maura McIntosh

Professional Support Consultant

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Beverley Barton

Editor, Practical Law Dispute Resolution at Thomson Reuters

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Umar Yasin

Director, QuisLex, a Chambers Global Band One Firm

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Mark Surguy


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Chris Dale

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Aim & Objectives

March 5, 2021 @ 10:01 am – 11:01 am
14 November 2016

The Autumn Conference will cover a broad range of commercial dispute topics, as well as providing an excellent opportunity to meet around 70 other commercial litigators.


Internal marketing of dispute resolution to other departments.
Criminal actions in Financial cases.
Instructing expert witnesses / challenging opponents experts.
Update on hot tubbing: Consultation paper.
Jurisdiction: Latest case law and issues arising from Brexit.
Keynote speaker from the judiciary.
£195 plus VAT for members and £395 for non-members.
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Day 1

11:45 AGM

AGM at 11:45am.

12:30 Arrivals

Conference arrivals at 12:30 for 12:55 start.

12:55 Remarks

Chairman’s opening remarks.

1:00 Resolution

Marketing Dispute Resolution to other teams within Law Firms.

1:40 Instructing

Instructing Expert Witness’ & Challenging Opponents’Experts Daniel Djanogly, CVR Global & the CIArb London committee Additional Speaker to be confirmed.

2:30 Break


2:50 Update

Update on‘Hot Tubbing’Rachael Mulheron, Queens University & Maura McIntosh, Herbert Smith Freehills.

3:30 Financial Services

Criminal Prosecutions in Financial Services Disputes Ian Mayes QC, Enterprise Chambers.

4:10 Break


4:30 Duty of Good Faith

Duty of Good Faith: The current position and debate on the future. Derek Dale QC, Fountain Court Additional Speaker to be confirmed.

5:10 Panel Session

Panel Session on Legal Project Management Steve Rudnick, Quislex Additional Speakers to be confirmed.

5:50 Closing Remarks

Chairman’s Closing Remarks.

6:00 Networking

Networking, Drinks & Canapes.