Piercing the Corporate Veil: The Principle of ‘Separate Legal Personality’
20th March 2019
Six Pump Court presents the third in our series of Environmental Law Seminars to be held this year.
Wednesday 20th March – Piercing the Corporate Veil: The Principle of ‘Separate Legal Personality’
To examine the current legal trends that identify when it may be appropriate for a court to put to one side the long-standing principle of separate legal personality and impose a liability or a penalty on a parent company or other linked organisation.
• The meaning and rationale of the corporate veil
• Judicial consideration of the principle of limited liability
• Duties on directors
• Contract and agency
• Liability in tort
• Criminal liability of corporates
• Criminal liability of directors
• Recent judicial decisions on separate legal personality
• Defining a credible objective approach to the potential liability of a parent organisation
Stephen Hockman QC (Chair), Charles Morgan, Gordon Wignall and Christopher Badger
Wednesday 20th March 2019 4.30-6.30pm (tea/coffee available from 4.15pm) at 6 Pump Court Chambers. Drinks and canapés to follow.
£35 per person, with second and subsequent bookings from your firm/ organisation charged at a reduced rate of £20 per person.
Contact Bridget Tough firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7797 8456