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.

To Book

Contact Bridget Tough bridget.tough@6pumpcourt.co.uk 020 7797 8456