Professional Negligence Conference

Professional Negligence Conference

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£96 – £180

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Location

The WS Society

The Signet Library

Parliament Square

Edinburgh

EH1 1RF

United Kingdom

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The comprehensive programme will cover the perspectives of individuals, insurers and professional bodies.

About this event

A new addition to the WS Society’s legal education programme for 2022, this conference covers developments in professional negligence litigation in Scotland. The comprehensive programme will cover the perspectives of individuals, insurers and professional bodies. The keynote address will be given by the Honourable Lord Ericht who will offer his reflections on professional negligence actions in the Court of Session. Further sessions include an update on the law of prescription for professional negligence lawyers, a case law review, current procedural and practice matters and the role of the expert witness and expert reports. The conference will be chaired by Cat MacLean WS.

Speakers:

  • The Hon Lord Ericht
  • Cat MacLean WS (MBM Commercial)
  • Isla Davie QC (Ampersand Advocates)
  • Tony Jones QC WS (Brodies)
  • Tim Edward WS (MBM Commercial)

Further speakers to be announced soon.

Programme:

  • Lord Ericht’s view from the bench on Professional Negligence actions in the Court of Session
  • Case law review 2021/2022
  • WPH Developments Limited v Young & Gault LLP and the law of prescription
  • Practice and procedure – a post Covid update for Scottish professional negligence lawyers
  • Expert reports in negligence actions – value and delivery

Full programme to be announced soon.

Rates:

  • Writer to the Signet: £120 plus VAT
  • Standard rate: £150 plus VAT
  • Student/Trainee solicitor: £80 plus VAT

All rates include lunch and refreshments at the Signet Library

CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland).

This event is kindly supported by Temple Legal Protection Ltd.

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