The Liver Building

**NEW** Conference for In House Lawyers


Speaker: Various

Date: Friday 5th July, 2019

Time: 09:30 - 13:30

Areas of Law: Civil Litigation; Company & Commercial; Criminal; Employment; Family; Management; Personal Injury; Property; Wills, Trust, Tax & Probate

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4282


Welcome & introduction

Drafting contracts: lessons from recent case law ~ Chris Beanland

In this session we will look at lessons to be learned for contract drafters following recent cases. The session will include:

  • Drafting to deal with implied obligations of good faith as seen in Al Nehayan v Kent [2018] EWHC 333
  • Getting entire agreement clauses right – lessons from Al Hasawi v Nottingham Forest FC [2018] 2882
  • Clauses agreeing a state of affairs exists: Aquila WSA Opportunities ii Ltd v Tasimacilik AS [2018] EWHC 519 & First Tower Trustees Ltd v CDC (Superstores International) Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 1396
  • The approach of the courts to construing contracts after Wood v Capita Insurance Services Ltd [2017] UKSC 24


Compliance Issues ~ Shazia Zamir

  • Roles and responsibilities(role of inhouse lawyer)
  • Obligations(SRA Code, PCP’s, Reporting – risk registers, ICO, SRA, NCA)
  • Managing risk (tips and guidance)(different types of risks examples e.g. business continuity, employees, market risks etc)
  • Key compliance challenges for in-house teams(managing risks v adding value, project management non-legal work, communicating to non-legal staff)
  • General compliance update, future events(SRA standards and regulations, transparency brief and key changes)

Refreshments & networking

TBC: Employment Issues? ~ Lyndsey Knowles

Stakeholder relationships: Dealing with Conflict ~ PCA Law

An experiential 30-minute session that will leave you with:

  • Clarity on how to navigate through challenging situations whilst staying future-focused
  • An understanding of how to be firm on the situation, but highly collaborative with the person
  • Tools on how to gain a deeper understanding of another’s perception, so you can identify how to move forward together

TBC: Brexit? ~ The Law Society

Sumamry & close

Speaker Biographies

Chris Beanland qualified in 1992 with Eversheds, where he continued to practise in the Insolvency Department for a number of years. Chris now lectures extensively on company, commercial and insolvency issues.

Shazia Zamir has over 20 years expertise in the Legal, Financial and Law Enforcement sectors and so has developed the perfect platform on which to build a successful career in the field of risk and compliance. As a Compliance Consultant, her aim is to share this expertise with you.


Member £130
Non-member £180
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