The Modern Litigation Trends Conference (Manchester, 13th June 2018)


  • When: June 13, 2018 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Hilton Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
  • Summary: An exciting half day conference in partnership with Acasta Europe & Sparkle Capital and Partners in CostsThis half day conference will review the important changes in litigation from 2017 and what they believe the major factors to consider will be going forward.

    His Honour Judge Bird, Professor Dominic Regan, Simon Cliff of City Football Group, David Kearns of Acasta Europe and Sparkle Capital and Reuben Glynn of Partners in Costs will all offer their updates and expertise into the litigation trends of 2018 and heading forward into 2019. The Manchester Modern Litigation Trends Conference 2018 will revisit these areas and the new challenges faced in litigation and the specialist advice on the year ahead.

    Conference Programme

    09:00             Registration with Light Breakfast & Refreshments

    09:25              Chair Introductions
                             Jeff Lewis, Head of Litigation, Brabners, Manchester

    09:30             A View from the Bench
                            His Honour Judge Bird, Designated Civil Judge

    10:00             Tactical Costs
                            Reuben Glynn, Managing Director, Partners in Costs

    10:30             Break & Refreshments

    10:45             The Changing World of Litigation – ATE Insurance and Litigation Funding
                           David Kearns, Legal Director/Solicitor, Acasta Europe Ltd/Sparkle Capital

    11:15              The Procurement of Legal Services – what General Counsel really wants
                           Simon Cliff, General Counsel, City Football Group

    11:45              Key Note Speaker – Litigation Update & Review
                           Professor Dominic Regan

    12:45             Panel Q&A

    13:00             Lunch


  • CPD: A2

    Cost to attend: MLS Members £75.00 + VAT (£90.00), Non Members £100.00 + VAT (£120.00)

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