Speakers from South Square include Clara Johnson and Charlotte Cooke. Charlotte will be speaking alongside Chief ICC Judge Briggs, Raquel Agnello QC (Erskine Chambers) and Chair: Roger Laville (Five Paper) on Insights from the Judiciary.
An opportunity to hear the judiciary’s perspective on how the court process has been changed by the pandemic and the impact on the conduct of litigation in the future, as well as other current issues and trends.
Clara will be speaking alongside Mena Halton (Manolete Partners), Alex Jay (Stewarts), Emma Thompson (Smith & Williamson), Mercer & Hole), Chair: Luke Harrison (Keidan Harrison LLP), Dominic Dumville (Mercer & Hole), Chair: Luke Harrison (Keidan Harrison LLP) and Chair: Hemal Mistry (Horsfields). The will be discussing How to bring successful claims arising out of insolvent estates and whether to plead fraud.
There is an expected rise in both corporate and personal insolvency as a result of the pandemic and its economic consequences. Many consider the pandemic has been a fertile ground for fraud and businesses have received substantial government support. The panel will consider the sorts of claims that are expected to arise from insolvent estates over the next few years, when and where fraud should be alleged, the lessons that can be learnt from cases that IPs have won or lost at trial, the likely approach directors will adopt and how to fund meritorious claims.