Orpen Franks sponsor annual Professional Negligence Conference
The Professional Negligence Lawyers Association will hold their annual Dublin conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 on the 1st October 2015. The conference will be chaired by Mr Justice Seamus Noonan. The speakers are as follows:
Alan Keating BL, will provide an up-date on case law involving issues relating to professional negligence.
Michael Pooles QC, will examine issues that the ROI might want to avoid. Michael is a top silk specialising in professional negligence and liability, very much at the cutting edge. Recent reported cases include: Harrison v Cluttons  EWCA Civ 1569, Santander v R A Legal  EWCA Civ 183, Wellesley v Withers  EWHC 556, Jackson v Thompsons Solicitors (A Firm) & Ors  EWHC 218, (QB) (06 February 2015), Procter v Raleys Solicitors  EWCA Civ 400 (28 April 2015), Watson Farley & Williams (A Firm) v Ostrovizky  EWCA Civ 457 (12 May 2015) and Wright v Lewis Silkin LLP EWHC 1897 (QB) (03 July 2015).
Fiona Forde BL, covering professional negligence on building, construction and technology.
Tim Constable, a Partner in Mathew Arnold & Baldwin LLP and Helen Ager, a DWF Executive partner, looking at the anatomy of a professional dispute.
Jadel Naidoo BL, dealing with financial practitioners and the selling of investment products.
Michael Tyrrell, Solicitor and Expert Witness from Michelangelo Consultants, reviewing lawyers’ negligence and considering the need for experts.
Katy Manley of Manley Turnbull and President of the PNLA, with lessons from the England and Wales “no win, no fee” and the ATE insurance regime.
See brochure here PNLA Dublin Conference Brochure 01 10 15 Euro
For more information contact Rachael Liston, Partner specialising in Professional Negligence