Professional Negligence Conference 2018

6 June 2018

Simmons&Simmons, CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2Y 9SS


Mark Cannon QC

4 New Square

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Marion Smith QC

39 Essex Chambers

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Neil Hext QC

4 New Square

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James Pollock


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Helen Evans

4 New Square

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Nik Yeo

Fountain Court

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Aim & Objectives

March 1, 2021 @ 11:35 am – 12:35 pm
6 June 2018
CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker St, London

The Commercial Litigation Association is respected for holding some of the best conferences and seminars in the litigation community.


Day 1

12:45 Chairman’s opening remarks:

David Foster, Barlow Robbins.

1:00 What is dishonesty

What is dishonesty and why is it important?

By Neil Hext QC and Helen Evans of 4 New Square.

1:40 Investor Fraud:

Mark Cannon QC of 4 New Square.

2:20 Coffee

2:40 Expert Witnesses:

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: a practical workshop exploring the key aspects of choosing, instructing and working with experts including preparing reports, dealing with the joint meeting and giving evidence. Marion Smith QC of 39 Essex Chambers.

4:00 Coffee

4:20 Confidentiality and privilege

Professional liability considerations for solicitors. James Pollock, Simmons & Simmons.

5:00 Structured Finance Litigation

The Professional Negligence aspect: Causes of action, title to sue and loss. Nik Yeo of Fountain Court (Professional Negligence Junior of the Year at the 2016 Chambers & Partners Awards).

5:40 Closing Remarks

Close at 6pm followed by networking drinks and canapes until 7:30pm.