Motor Technical Conference 2018

etc.venues Fenchurch Street
Starts: 21/03/2018 09:30 - 16:30
020 3735 2700

This event has now finished.

We are delighted to invite you to our 2018 Motor Technical Conference.

The conference will be run by our Large Loss & and Technical Claims Team and we are also pleased to welcome our keynote speakers Paul Ryman Tubb, Chief Technical Officer, MIB and Hugh Mercer QC, Chairman of the Bar Council’s Brexit Group.

We will focus on important developments in motor insurance law and practice arising from European law and with consideration being given to Brexit. There have been many important legal decisions in this area in recent years and a number of the most important of these will be thoroughly reviewed.

The day will be varied and we anticipate lively and thought-provoking sessions.

Start: 09.30am

Finish: 16.30pm with drinks reception to follow

Venue: etc.venues Fenchurch Street, 8 Fenchurch Pl, London EC3M 4PB

The full agenda is set out below:

09.30am Registration  
10.00am Chairman's welcome Kieran Jones, Partner, Weightmans
10.15am The implications of Brexit for motor insurers. What will leaving the EU mean and what are the possible outcomes in terms of negotiations on a deal? Hugh Mercer QC, Chairman of the Bar Council's Brexit Group
11.00am Autonomous vehicles – the proposed new law and its implications Emerson Wallwork, Partner, Weightmans
11:45am Coffee break  
12.00pm Attacks on the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the MIB Agreements by RoadPeace, including Vnuk, the validity of insurer restrictions on coverage etc. David Holt, Partner, Weightmans
12.45pm Terrorism – the liability of MIB and Motor Insurers Paul Ryman Tubb, Chief Technical Officer, MIB
13.30pm Lunch  
14.15pm What constitutes 'use' of a vehicle? The implications of UK Insurance Limited v R& S Pilling t/a Phoenix Engineering TBA
15.00pm Coffee break  
15.15pm Cameron v Hussein – should a Claimant be able to sue an unidentified person? David Holt, Partner, Weightmans
16.00pm Chairman’s closing remarks Kieran Jones, Partner, Weightmans
16.30pm Drinks reception  

This event is now fully booked. If you are still interested in attending please email Stacey Damigos at to be added to the reserve list.

If you have any queries or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact

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