Commercial

Drafting effective witness statements

Date: 19 October 2021
Venue: St John's Chambers
Location: 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU

The training is CPD accredited and FREE, it is aimed primarily at paralegals, trainees and newly qualified solicitors/CILEX but more senior JLD members are welcome if they would benefit from a refresher.

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Company and commercial dispute resolution webinar

Date: 17 June 2021
Venue: Zoom

An update on topical issues in Company/Commercial Dispute Resolution

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Data protection webinar

Date: 22 March 2021
Venue: Zoom

Barristers James Marwick and James Hughes will be discussing bringing and defending claims for distress or injury after data breaches.

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FCA V Arch Insurance

Date: 21 January 2021

St. John’s Chambers expert barristers will discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in the FCA business interruption insurance test case, looking in particular at its treatment of (1) disease clauses, (2) prevention of access and hybrid clauses, and (3) trends clauses, as well as the all-important treatment of causation underlying these issues.

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Company Law Webinar

Date: 13 October 2020
Venue: MS Teams

The St John’s Company & Commercial Team invites you to our Company Law Seminar.  Three members of our nineteen-strong team of experienced commercial law specialists will speak on recent developments in company law.

 

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Local Government Law Webinar Series

Date: 30 September 2020
Venue: MS Teams

These webinars will be split into 3 one hour long morning sessions. They will be live and have two speakers each week with a live Q&A at the end of each webinar.

To receive the link for all of these webinars, please email [email protected]

You do not need a Microsoft Teams account to join.

Webinar Details:

Each webinar will be one hour long with two 20 minute talks and 20 minutes at the end for live discussion and Q&A.

  • Webinar 1: Wednesday 2nd September
    Dwelling on dwellings and opther permitted things – a Government initiative too far? – PW DEVELOPMENT and the GPDO and UCO
    Peter Wadsley, Head of Public & Administrative Practice Group
    The Planning White Paper – The Brave New World…in a nut shell – TL White Paper Critique
    Timothy Leader, Barrister
    NOT RECORDED 
  • Webinar 2: Wednesday 9th September
    Property damage update relating to highways, flooding and trees
    James Marwick, Barrister
    Town and Village Greens from Newhaven to Lancashire – Are Local Authorities Off the Hook? – LBQC Notes
    Leslie Blohm QC,Head of Commercial and Chancery
    RECORDING AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL
  • Webinar 3: Wednesday 30th September
    Licensing lockdown and release: responses to alcohol regulation
    Prof Roy Light, Barrister
    UK subsidy control after Brexit: implications for local authorities
    Matthew O’Regan, Barrister

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Instructing Counsel Webinar

Date: 22 September 2020
Location: Microsoft Teams

The training is CPD accredited and FREE, it is aimed primarily at paralegals, trainees and newly qualified solicitors/CILEX but more senior JLD members are welcome if they would benefit from a refresher.

  • Overview of instructing Counsel | Marcus Coates-Walker, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Barrister
  • Avoiding bad briefs and Building Relationships with Counsel | Natasha Dzameh, Commercial & Chancery Barrister & Sophie Smith-Holland, Family Barrister
  • Remote working, booking Counsel and the back sheet | Robert Bocock, Commercial & Chancery Practice Manager

There will be a live Q&A sections at the end of the webinar, we hope you can join us!

To book your place please RSVP to [email protected]

Note: you do not need an MS teams account to attend.

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The Making of Wills During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Date: 14 May 2020
Location: the comfort of your living room

In this next instalment of the St John’s Commercial and Chancery webinar series, Annie Sampson discusses the making of wills during the coronavirus pandemic, including how social distancing requirements have complicated the making of a will and how those complications might be addressed.

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Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction

Date: 7 May 2020
Location: the comfort of your living room

Georgina Thompson has put together an informative, bite-size webinar on ‘Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction’.

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Frustration and Force Majeure in Cross Border Cases

Date: 7 April 2020
Location: The comfort of your home

Nick Pointon has put together an informative, bite-size Webinar on ‘Frustration and Force Majeure in Cross Border Cases’.

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Contract law seminar – Cardiff

Date: 27 February 2020
Venue: Hilton-Cardiff
Location: Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3HH

The St John’s Company & Commercial team invites you to our contract law seminar. Three members of our nineteen-strong team of experienced commercial law specialists will speak on recent developments in contract law, including advances in the law’s recognition of relational contracts following the decision in Bates v Post Office (No.3), changes in the court’s approach to terms which restrict variation or waiver of contractual terms, and further refinement of the law relating to restrictive covenants in commercial contracts.

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Instructing Counsel Seminar

Date: 13 November 2018
Venue: St John's Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU
Location: Bristol

Bristol JLD and St John’s Chambers are pleased to invite you to their Instructing Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 from 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm at St John’s Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU.

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Criminal enforcement of competition law: The UK experience

Date: 15 May 2018
Location: London

Criminal enforcement of competition law: The UK experience.

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Reasonableness and Abuse

Date: 28 September 2017
Venue: St John’s Chambers
Location: Bristol

Rationality, Reasonableness and Abuse.

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Wood v Capita Insurance Services – the last word in contractual

Date: 28 September 2017
Venue: St John’s Chambers
Location: Bristol

Wood v Capita Insurance Services – the last word in contractual interpretation for the time being.

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Publicly-funded projects: State aid and procurement issues

Date: 16 March 2016
Venue: St John’s Chambers
Location: Bristol

Publicly-funded projects: State aid and procurement issues.

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Competition law update for commercial lawyers

Date: 16 March 2016
Venue: St John’s Chambers
Location: Bristol

Competition law update for commercial lawyers.

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Public Procurement and State Aid

Date: 8 March 2016
Location: Cardiff

Public Procurement and State Aid.

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Unfair prejudice petitions and derivative actions

Date: 21 January 2016

Unfair prejudice petitions and derivative actions.

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Highways and streetscene contracts – pitfalls and problems

Date: 30 April 2015
Venue: St John's Chambers

This talk aims to give an overview of some of the potential hazards to look out for when formulating the terms of the tender contract. Consideration of issues that can arise in the operation of a NEC3 Term Service Contract and other similar contract frameworks and how those can be addressed.

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The uncertain boundary between negotiations and agreements

Date: 18 March 2015
Venue: St John's Chambers

The uncertain boundary between negotiations and agreement.

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