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Modern Litigation Trends Conference 2017


Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham
Starts: 14/09/2017 12:00 - 17:00

This event has now finished.

Acasta Europe Ltd and Sparkle Capital Ltd in conjunction with Acasta European Insurance Company Ltd & PI Costings, together with The Birmingham Law Society are hosting a half day conference in Birmingham city centre on Thursday 14th September 2017.

The conference will look at these modern litigation trends for all litigators, together with a comprehensive overview of the latest developments, news and updates relevant to the legal sector in 2017 and those potentially on the horizon including:

  • Litigation Funding process, contractual arrangements, cost/terms.
  • Litigation Funding, “non-recourse”
  • Litigation Funding with After The Event Insurance or Financial Guarantee Insurance
  • Litigation Funding and Conditional Fee Agreements & Damages Based Agreements
  • Litigation Funding and evolving trends, Just “David v Goliath”?
  • Litigation Funding sees return of Champerty & Maintenance?
  • Litigation Funding & After The Event Insurance and Security for Costs

The main headline speaker at the conference will be Professor Dominic Regan of City University, London, who assisted Lord Justice Jackson with the LASPO reforms back in 2013 as well as being a columnist on the New Law Journal and a special adviser to the Association of Costs Lawyers.

Also speaking at the conference will be:

  • David Kearns, Director and Head of Underwriting & Legal, Acasta European Insurance Company Ltd
    ATE Insurance & Litigation Funding
  • Reuben Glynn, Managing Director of Partners in Costs
    Tactical Costs
  • Paul Joseph, Barrister, No. 5 Chambers
    How to Instruct Counsel Effectively
  • Michelle Garlick, Partner at Weightmans Compli Solicitors
    Ongoing Compliance Requirements

The event will commence at 12:00 noon for Registration with Lunch from 12:30 – 13:00 with the Conference starting at 13:00 and Closing at 16:40. There will also be a chance to put your questions to all of the panel at the end of the conference.

There is up to 3 Learning hours of Continued Professional Development available by attending this half day conference with fees set as £40 + VAT for Members of Birmingham Law Society and £60 + VAT for Non Members with Lunch also included.

For more information and how to book your place follow this link