Outer Temple Chambers closing event 1 November 2022 – The New Normal – hosted by Jayna Patel of Dutton Gregory – Filmed Talks will remain available to login after the closing event

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A conference for professional negligence and liability practitioners to explore recent developments in a wide range of areas of expertise including pensions, financial services, surveyors, accountants, insurance brokers, insolvency practitioners, Hong Kong litigation and more. This conference includes practical tips on factors to look for in a promising claim, the Professional Negligence Pre-Action protocol, litigation funding and costs. A fantastic group of speakers with many years of experience working together to give you ‘The New Normal’.


Jayna Patel - Chair Partner – Dutton Gregory LLP / PNLA South of England Representative
Richard Hitchcock QC Outer Temple Chambers
Tiffany Scott QC Wilberforce Chambers
Helen Swaffield Contract Law Chambers
Simon Wilton Hailsham Chambers
Nick Curling TLT Solicitors
Robert Strang 3 Hare Court
Nicholas Hill Outer Temple Chambers
Jonathan Sachs BDB Pitmans Solicitors
Helen Pugh Outer Temple Chambers
Jason Karas and Mark Davis Mishcon Karas and Mishcon De Reya
Moira Hindson Moore Kingston Smith Accountants
Roger Flaxman Flaxman & Partners Insurance Brokers
Rachel Auld Indemnity Legal Solicitors
Rocco Pirozzolo Harbour Underwriting
Kevin Wonnacott Wonnacott Consulting Costs Lawyer

CPD   10 hours

7 hours – Filmed talks: 1 hour – Conference Pack Review

2 hours  – Questions & Answers LIVE 1 November 2022 hosted by Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers (The Outer Temple, 222 Strand, London, WC2R 1BA)

2pm                  Registration and Refreshments

2.30 – 3.30pm   Q&A Session


Apex Temple Court Hotel (1-2 Serjeants’ Inn, London, United Kingdom, EC4Y 1AG)

4 – 5.30pm        Drinks Reception


Jayna Patel (Chair) – Partner – Dutton Gregory LLP / PNLA South of England Representative

Some thoughts on Limitation: Knowledge and Concealment
-s14A and s32 of the Limitation Act 1980
Richard Hitchcock QC – Outer Temple Chambers

Litigation Roundup
Tiffany Scott QC – Wilberforce Chambers

The top 5 factors for a winnable professional negligence claim
Helen Swaffield – Contract Law Chambers

Surveyors Negligence – Hart v Large
Simon Wilton – Hailsham Chambers

Impact of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton on negligence claims by lenders
Nick Curling – TLT

The loss recoverable by a lender consequent on a valuer’s negligent valuation – Charles B Lawrence & Associates v Intercommercial Bank Ltd [2021] UKPC 30
Robert Strang – 3 Hare Court

Pensions and Financial Services update
Nicholas Hill – Outer Temple Chambers

Claimant Group Claims
Jonathan Sachs – Partner – BDP Pitmans

Insolvency Practitioner Negligence
Helen Pugh – Outer Temple

Audit Negligence
Jason Karas – Mishcon Karas & Mark Davis – Mishcon De Reya

The selection and use of Experts – top tips
Moira Hindson – Moore Kingston Smith

Changing roles and responsibilities of brokers
Roger Flaxman – Flaxman’s Partners

Third party rights against insurers’
Rachel Auld – Indemnity Legal

Improving your chances of obtaining funding and ATE
Rocco Pirozzolo – Harbour Underwriting

Costs – a practical guide
Kevin Wonnacott – Wonnacott Consulting Ltd

1st November 2022 – LIVE CLOSING PARTY  – Questions and discussion – hosted by Outer Temple Chambers

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