Breakout Sessions
Date & Time
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 2:55 PM - 3:45 PM
Thomas Connor Daisy Le Vay James Oldnall Lucy Pert Nicola Chesaites

A) Understanding and Dealing with Difficult People

This interactive break out session, will take participants through the tools necessary to deal with challenging individuals during the litigation process. As a lawyer, how should you treat and respond to such witnesses and claimants?

Breakout Moderator:

Daisy Levay, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Legal, Nomura


Karl Mackie, Founder President and Mediator, Centre For Effective Dispute Resolution 

Josie Cox, Journalist and Communications Consultant

Andrew Williams, Former Global Head of Compliance and Former General Counsel, UBS

B) Retail Banking and Competition

This session will focus on the key developments and cases affecting the retail banking sector, with a particular focus on trends arising out of competition law.

Breakout Moderator:
Tom Connor, Partner, Ashurst
Victoria Wakefield QCBrick Court Chambers
John Taylor, QC, Fountain Court

C) Group Actions and Litigation Funding

With group litigation on the rise, gain understanding of the appetite of funders, the cases they are interested in and the current UK trends. How can you minimise the costs and risks associated with group actions, and how should these groups be best managed?

Breakout Moderator:

James Oldnall, Partner, Mishcon de Reya


Lucy Pert, Partner, Hausfeld 

Nicola Chesaites, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya