4 New Square Professional Liability and Regulatory Conference 2019

Join us for our Professional Liability and Regulatory Conference on Tuesday 5th February 2019.

4 New Square will be running a full day of Professional Liability and Regulatory talks. They are all listed below, along with the day’s timetable. The day will start with registration at 9:00 am, the talks will begin at 9:30 am and the conference will close with a drinks reception from 4:00 pm. Please note this event is free to attend and places at the conference are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

For more information and to RSVP and select your preferred sessions, please contact events@4newsquare.com.

See our practice areas pages for more information on 4 New Square’s Professional Liability and Regulatory work.


The end of the Caparo Delusion: the threefold test is gone so where are we now?
by Mark Cannon QC and Joshua Folkard

Legal Professional Privilege: a tide on the ebb?
by Charles Phipps and Amanda Savage

#MeToo: Regulatory and disciplinary issues arising out of sexual harassment in the professional services sector
by Ben Hubble QC and Clare Dixon

Security for costs and non-party costs orders
by Benjamin Williams QC and Stephen Innes

Fraud and conspiracy claims against professionals: a review of the key principles and recent developments, including the advantages and disadvantages of pleading fraud, how to prosecute and defend the various causes of action available, and issues arising in relation to insurance coverage where dishonesty is alleged.
by Graeme McPherson QC, Daniel Saoul and Pippa Manby

Practical tips for disclosure and expert evidence – how to get it right
by Carl Troman and Nicholas Broomfield

Quantifying lost litigation claims against solicitors – where are we now after the Court of Appeal’s decisions in Perry v Raleys and Edwards v Hugh James Ford Simey?
by Ben Elkington QC and Hugh Evans

What are the Chances? Recent brokers cases on breach, causation and loss.
by Neil Hext QC and Miles Harris

Shadow directors: what are they, what are their duties, and what are the implications for limitation periods, accessory liability and D&O insurance?
by David Turner QC and Michael Bowmer

The numbers game – hot topics in civil claims against the accountancy profession, including insight into Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton and SAAMCO/Galoo issues, problems with contributory negligence and contribution claims and exclusion/basis clauses
by Jamie Smith QC, Helen Evans and Anthony Jones

Recent developments in professional disciplinary tribunals: solicitors and accountants; and interplay with civil and criminal proceedings
by George Spalton, Shail Patel and Ben Smiley

Topical problems in claims against construction professionals
by Ben Patten QCLucy Colter and William Harman

Proportionality: where are we now?
by Nicholas Bacon QC and Simon Teasdale

Solicitor-client costs issues and their links with solicitors negligence claims: bills, documents and coverage
by Paul Parker, Tom Asquith and Benjamin Fowler

Poachers and Gamekeepers: claims against negligent directors and misfeasant insolvency practitioners in corporate insolvency
by Hugh Jory QC and Tom Shepherd

Jurisdiction: international claims, Brexit, and the pitfalls for professionals
by Paul Mitchell QC and Matthew Bradley

Recurring themes in pensions cases
by Patrick Lawrence QC and Nigel Burroughs