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The Day The Sky Caught Fire. A Legal Insight Into A Man Made Catastrophe

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BG02, University Building

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London, United Kingdom

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Attendance is free, but please register to help us prepare for the wine reception following the seminar


A practical seminar, including a film of the incident, which addresses legal approaches to this disastrous explosion in a chemical factory. This will be of interest to those either studying or practising law or to anyone who wants to know more about finding solutions to difficult situations in the energy sector.

who needs legal advice after a major accident?

what can lawyers learn from these events?

how should lawyers react?

what are the pitfalls?

do you have what it takes to advise clients in these situations?

how do lawyers obtain business?

what methods of dispute resolution could be best used in these situations?

are lawyers the best people to resolve disputes?


CPD Accreditation: 1.5 Credits

BSB Accreditation: 1.5 Credits


Speaker: Robert Glynn

BSc. Hons. (Chem. Eng.); ACII; MCIArb.; SIRM; Chartered Insurance Practitioner; Accredited Mediator 

Director, Risk Management, Price Forbes & Partners Ltd.

Robert has spent over 34 years advising major energy, power and mining companies on how to manage their risk exposures. He has lectured extensively within the insurance, legal and energy communities, written many technical insurance papers and co-authored various insurance teaching publications. Robert is a committee member of both the UK World Petroleum Council (WPC) and of ARIAS (UK), a qualified and experienced mediator and acts as an Expert Witness


Chair: Professor Jason Chuah

Jason is Head of the Academic Law Department. He has held scholarships from Barclays Bank and the UK Overseas Development Authority at St Johns College, Cambridge University.He has been on the World Intellectual Property Organisation's list of specialist speakers in e-commerce, and was a speaker for the International Securities Markets Association training courses. Jason has also  been nominated three times for the Oxford University Press Award for Best Law Teacher of the Year, and has has been involved in various consultations with the Ministry of Justice, the OECD, the ICC, the Association of British Insurers, the UNCITRAL, etc.




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