Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference

Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference

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£96 – £180

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The WS Society

The Signet Library

Parliament Square



United Kingdom

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The WS CDR conference is the leading update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation in Scotland.

About this event

After two consecutive years online, the conference returns to the Signet Library in 2022. The keynote address will be given by the lead Commercial Court Judge, the Honourable Lord Clark. Lord Clark will reflect on judicial developments in the Commercial Court arising out of the pandemic and other recent geopolitical matters. The event is run in collaboration with Axiom Advocates. Sheila Webster WS (Davidson Chalmers Stewart) returns as conference chair.


  • The Hon Lord Clark
  • Sheila Webster (Davidson Chalmers Stewart) (Conference Chair)
  • Lindy Patterson QC (39 Essex Chambers)
  • Robin Macpherson WS (Auditor of the Court of Session)
  • Mark Lindsay QC (Axiom Advocates)
  • Alan McMillan WS (Burness Paull)


  • Developments in the Commercial Court and maintaining standards during change
  • Arbitration – what Scotland might learn from ICCA 2022 – improvements and reform
  • Expenses in Scotland – current issues for litigators and their clients
  • Case law review: the top 3 commercial decisions of 2022
  • Contractual interpretation – a review of current issues in commercial disputes

All rates include lunch and refreshments at the Signet Library

CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland).

This event is kindly supported by Axiom Advocates.

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