London Solicitors Litigation Association

LSLA All Spring/Summer Lectures 2017

Event date: 
Monday, 1 May, 2017 - 18:00
Non-members price: 

Please note - in order to receive the member rate, the booking must be made with the LSLA registered email address of the member and if paying by bank transfer, please use the booking reference number as the payment reference.

You can book all four lectures on this page.  £70.00 for members and £90.00 for non-members.  If you wish to book individual lectures, please go to that lecture's booking page.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
“Instructing Experts – the do’s and don’ts”
Master Marsh (High Court, Chancery Division), Camilla Bingham QC (One Essex Court), Roger Franklin (Edwin Coe LLP), Nick Andrew (Grant Thornton), and Nikki Edwards (Temple Bright) as Chair
This panel session will provide some practical and legal guidance on how to instruct experts, drawing upon the collective expertise and differing perspectives of members of the Bar, judiciary, solicitors and experts. 

Wednesday 24 May 2017 at Slaughter and May
“Paranoia on the Clapham Omnibus: Recent Developments in the Law of Apparent Bias and Conflicts of Interest
Toby Landau QC – Essex Court Chambers
The lecture will analyse and criticise recent developments in the law of apparent bias and conflicts of interest in the fields of litigation, commercial and investor-state arbitration, and public international law. Comparisons will be drawn between the treatment of this topic as between court and international tribunals, and as between conventional law and soft law.

Thursday 15 June 2017 at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP 
“Under Siege – an Update on Legal Professional Privilege”
Colin Passmore, Simmons & Simmons LLP
Senior Partner of Simmons & Simmons LLP and author of leading textbook “Privilege”, Colin Passmore will address recent developments and the increasing attacks on legal professional privilege.  Colin’s talk will include a commentary on the RBS case, and the increasingly aggressive approach being taken by some regulators.

Wednesday 12 July 2017 at Slaughter and May
“Freezing Orders: Practical guidance on obtaining, resisting, policing and enforcing them"
Nathan Pillow QC – Essex Court Chambers
Highly commended in Chambers UK and Legal 500 directories for many years, and recently recognised in The Lawyer's "Hot 100 2017", Nathan will focus on practical issues concerning the ex parte application, policing the respondent's compliance, making a discharge application, and seeking committal to prison for breach.

Please note - in order to receive the member rate, the booking must be made with a registered member's email address.