The Professional Liability Day is back after a Covid-induced hiatus. This is an opportunity for PNBA members to absorb key legal developments and to catch up with colleagues across the Bar over coffee and cake.
It will be chaired by Lady Justice Carr and we have a fantastic roster of speakers: Clare Dixon KC, Mark Simpson KC, Thomas Grant KC, Dr. Colm McGrath of Kings College London and David Thomas. The Course Directors are Ivor Collett & Isabel Barter
Saturday 25th February 2023
9am – 12.30pm
Gray’s Inn, London WC1R 4JA
The timetable is to be found below:
09.00 – 09.15 Registration Tea & Coffee
09.15 – 09.25 Opening remarks: The Rt Hon Lady Justice Carr DBE
09.25 – 09.55 Clare Dixon KC “A deep dive into section 32”
09.55 – 10.25 Dr. Colm McGrath “Scope of duty and the six question framework”
10.25 – 10.55 Thomas Grant KC “Conscious awareness of the representation: an essential element of any claim in deceit?”
10.55 – 11.25 Coffee break
11.25 – 11.55 David Thomas “Case Round – Up: The Perennial Questions of Retainers and Scope of Duty in 2022”
11.55 – 12.25 Mark Simpson KC “Advocacy in professional negligence cases – lessons I’ve learned the hard way”
12.25 – 12.30 Closing Remarks & Finish
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