Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference – 6th October

September 7, 2015

Six Pump Court Chambers and Kent Law Society are delighted to present this one day Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Update. This timely and comprehensive conference will cover all of the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the last 12 months. Nicholas Baldock of Six Pump Court Chambers will chair the event and other speakers from Chambers include Gordon Wignall, Dinah Loeb, Ian Rees Phillips and Mukhtiar Singh. The day will also include a focus on Negotiation Skills by Keith Harper and an update from former District Judge Stephen Gerlis on Relief from Sanctions.

The conference will take place on 6th October from 9.15am to 5.00pm at the Holiday Inn, Rochester and will be followed by a complimentary drinks reception hosted by Six Pump Court. It will qualify for 6 CPD points.

Clients of 6 Pump Court can take advantage of the special discounted rate of £200 + vat. Simply mention Six Pump Court Chambers at the time of booking to claim the discount.
Normal non-members rate is £310 + vat.

A programme for the day is below and a flyer for the event is available here.

For enquiries or to make a booking, please contact Kent Law Society Services at 

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference – Programme

9.15 Coffee and registration
9.30 Chair’s Introduction
Nicholas Baldock, 6 Pump Court
9.45 An Examination of the world of Relief from Sanctions through the case law, including: * The Mitchell principles * The Denton variations * The Al Saud variations * Avoiding the limitation trap * The latest thinking of the appellate courts
Stephen Gerlis, Former District Judge
10.30 Case Management Update
Ian Rees Phillips, 6 Pump Court
11.15 Coffee
11.30 Costs – the Latest Developments
Gordon Wignall and Nicholas Baldock, 6 Pump Court
12.15 Part 36
Dinah Loeb, 6 Pump Court
1.00 Lunch
2.00 SKILLS FOCUS – Negotiation Techniques and How to Influence People
Keith Harper, Harper Professional
3.00 Tea
3.15 Contract Law Update
Mukhtiar Singh and Gordon Wignall, 6 Pump Court
4.00 Alternative Dispute Resolution Update
Nicholas Baldock, 6 Pump Court
4.45 Questions and Chair’s concluding remarks