Professional Negligence & Liability Update ‘Discovery’ (online conference) January 2022

PNLA Online conference
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“A Conference for professional negligence and liability practitioners to explore the direction of travel over recent months. The speakers will seek to direct us to the issues for consideration now while looking ahead to the way the Courts will be assessing this type of dispute. Topics covered include Pensions and Financial Services disputes,  Rectification & Aggregation (causing aggravation..), Family Law relating to jurisdictional changes post Brexit,  Capacity as it affects litigation,  Surveyors and Conveyancers – is there a looming recession which will cause another spike in lender claims?, Wills & Probate, Auditors & Accountants and more..”

Anneliese Day QC (Chair) – Fountain Court Chambers
Alexandra Marks CBE – BBRS
Howard Elgot – Park Lane Plowden Chambers
James Hall – Gatehouse Chambers
Charles Holbech – Radcliffe Chambers
Alex Laing – Coram Chambers
Andrew Foyle – Shoosmiths LLP
Philippa Hill – Grant Thornton
Sean Gibbs – Hanscomb Intercontinental
Pradeep Oliver – Cripps Pemberton Greenish LLP
Katy Manley – PNLA President


Anneliese Day QC (Chair) Fountain Court Chambers
Alexandra Marks CBE The Business Banking Resolution Service
Howard Elgot Park Lane Plowden Chambers
James Hall Gatehouse Chambers
Charles Holbech Radcliffe Chambers
Alex Laing Coram Chambers
Andrew Foyle Shoosmiths LLP
Philippa Hill Grant Thornton
Sean Gibbs Hanscomb Intercontinental
Pradeep Oliver Cripps Pemberton Greenish LLP
Katy Manley PNLA President

This conference will conclude with a Zoom Q&A Session on 6 April 2022 at 12 noon


January 2022

39 mins Anneliese Day QC – Fountain Court Chambers
– “Chairman’s Keynote Address”

19 mins Alexandra Marks CBE – Chief Adjudicator – The Business Banking Resolution Service
– “Alternative Dispute Resolution for Business Banking Complaints”

28.5 mins Howard Elgot – Park Lane Plowden Chambers
– “Undersettlement claims – Personal Injury”

28 mins Charles Holbech – Radcliffe Chambers
– “Professional Negligence and Wills”

49 mins James Hall – Gatehouse Chambers
– “Solicitors’ liability: rectification and aggregation; two recent sources of aggravation”

21.5 mins Alex Laing – Coram Chambers
– “Forum shopping – Family Law”

16 mins Andrew Foyle – Partner – Shoosmiths
– “Covid-19, economic downturns and the market outlook for professional negligence lawyers”

18 mins Philippa Hill – Partner – Grant Thornton
– “The Accountant’s Perspective”

tbc Sean Gibbs – Hanscomb Intercontinental
– “The role of an Expert Witness”

34 mins Pradeep Oliver – Partner – Cripps Pemberton Greenish LLP
– “Financial Services Group Litigation”

4 mins Katy Manley – President – PNLA/Manley Turnbull Solicitors
– “Conference Closing Remarks”

Total talk time – 4 hrs 17 mins

1 hr – Conference Pack Review
1 hr 30 mins – Questions & Answers via WhatsApp Group and Zoom Wrap Party
Total CPD – 6 hours 47 mins

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