Commercial Litigation Conference 2017
Liverpool Law Society

Wednesday 13 from 9h30 to 16h15

Timezone : London

Liverpool Law Society
Helix, Edmund St 2nd Floor
L3 9LQ Liverpool
United Kingdom
9 – 9.30 Registration & refreshments
9.30 – 9.40 Welcome address ~ HHJ Graham Wood QC
9.40 – 10.20 New Proposals / Developments ~ Paul Brant
- Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims
- Fixed Recoverable Costs (Jackson Report)
- Online Claims (Briggs Report)
10.20 – 11 Expert Evidence ~ Stephanie Cumming
- Applicability of CPR 35
- Single joint Experts
- Instruction letters
- Questions to Expert
11 – 11.15 Refreshments
11.15 – 12 Remedies for Breach of Tenant’s Covenants in Commercial Leases ~ Simon Booth
• Recovering Possession
• Injunctions
• Monetary Remedies
12 – 12.45 The Business and Property Court: What is it? ~ Judge David Hodge
• Why has it been created?
• What are its implications for Liverpool?
12.45 – 1.45 Lunch
1.45 – 2.15 he County Court Money Claims Centre and Commercial Litigation: An Update ~ Martin Huddleston & Richard Seddon, CCMCC
• Facts, figures and trends
• Current Challenges
• Reform of civil money claims
2.15 – 3 Instructing Counsel ~ Alexander Williams
• Contract between Solicitor and Counsel
• Counsel's Duty of Care
• Practical tips about Instructions and Briefs
3 – 3.15 Refreshments
3.15 – 4 On-Line Dispute Resolution ~ Stewart McCulloch & Gareth Cutts of Minster Law
• Science Fiction or Reality?
• The Value Proposition for Parties
• Preparing to go the Digital Route
4 - 4.15 CCMCC Q&A
4 – 4.15 Closing address
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