Commercial Litigation - 2020 Virtual Conference
From costs management to insolvency, this online virtual conference chaired by Dominic Regan with leading experts will keep you abreast of recent trends and developments in commercial litigation.
Commencing at 10am this live online conference will cover the following topics:
10.00am-11.00am: Costs in Commercial Litigation - A Roundup
Chair: Dominic Regan
This session will provide you with the very latest costs update.
11.00am-12.00pm: Covid Litigation - The Latest on Disputes & Force Majeure
Helen Swaffield, Contract Law Chambers
This session will provide an update on the current rules on force majeure in commercial contracts together with frustration remedies.
12:05pm-1.05pm: Limiting & Excluding Liability - Hot Topics & Perennial Problems
David Sawtell, 39 Essex Chambers
A number of recent cases have updated our understanding of central issues in interpreting limitation and exclusion clauses. This session will consider how these developments have affected the way these clauses are considered by the courts.
- Excluding different heads of loss - case law and update
- Misrepresentation, reasonableness and UCTA 1977 - how our understanding has changed after First Tower Trustees Ltd v CDS (Superstores International) Ltd and Goodlife Foods Ltd v Hall Fire Protection Ltd
- Liquidated damages in the wake of Triple Point Technology v PTT
Break for Lunch
2.00pm-3.00pm: Insolvency in Commercial Litigation
In light of the recession, the effect of insolvency in commercial litigation has extensive ramifications. This session will provide an update on the impact of insolvency of a party to litigation together with the latest best practice tips and tactics.
3.15pm-4.15pm: Part 36 Update
This session will provide the latest update on part 36 in commercial litigation cases.
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.