Commercial Litigation Conference 2013

27 March 2013

Sara Ibrahim, Helen Pugh, and Rowan Pennington-Benton have been invited to speak at the forthcoming Commercial Litigation Conference 2013 at the School for African and Oriental Studies on Wednesday 27th March 2013.

The conference is a two-day event, held as part of the Solicitors Group’s Law 2013 exhibition of conferences and networking events in London (visit their website here for more information).

The following topics will be dissussed:

Disputes over non-compete clauses - Sara Ibrahim

  • Restraint of trade versus acting in good faith – an overview
  • Common problems
    • Garden leave
    • Team Moves
  • Injunctions and other interim remedies

Injunctions in Commercial Litigation - Alexander Halban

  • Interim injunctions
  • Freezing injunctions
  • Procedure and practice for injunction applications
  • The duty of full frank disclosure
  • Evidence in support of injunctions

Domestic Sale and Supply of goods cases - Helen Pugh

  • Domestic sale and supply of goods cases
    • Recap on the key provisions with a focus on business purchases not consumer purchases (unless asked otherwise), namely implied terms & passing of property
    • Difference sale & supply of goods
    • Working examples
    • Update on caselaw
  • Supply of services
    • Recap on the key provisions
    • Working examples
    • Update on caselaw
  • Professional negligence
    • Overlap with the law on the supply of services
    • Working examples
    • Update on caselaw

Conflict of laws & jurisdiction – (property/ fraud context/ sale of property abroad)
Rowan Pennington-Benton

  • 1st session, Rowan Pennington-Benton
    • Recognition and enforcement of UK judgments abroad
    • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgment in UK courts
    • Practical examples of recognition and enforcement
  • 2nd session
    • Freezing injunctions – worldwide freezing injunctions and issues that arise
    • Freezing injunctions – in the UK in support of foreign proceedings
    • Particular issues that arise with offshore companies (for instance, Jersey or BVI companies)

Date: 27 March 2013
Times: 09:30 – 17:00
CPD: 6 hours/ points
Venue: School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) – click here for a map

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