Past Events


Sanctions after Brexit

21/06/18, Public Law

This event explores the impact of Brexit on economic sanctions from different perspectives – law, policy, and industry.  The first panel discusses the new legal framework in the UK, the...

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Bills of Lading - recent developments

19/06/18, Commercial

The law on this topic has evolved at varying speeds over the last 500 years or so, but there has been a profusion of recent cases. These include important judgments...

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Competition Litigation: Economics in Practice

06/06/18, EU/Competition

On 6th June 2018, Brick Court co-hosted a seminar with FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon, which brought together thought leaders in the competition community to share the latest economic practices in competition...

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Telecommunications: some changes in the pipeline

07/03/18, EU/Competition

On 7th March, Brick Court hosted a conference entitled "Telecommunications: some changes in the pipeline" which explored, from a range of perspectives, selected recent and future developments in telecommunications law,...

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Who rules the internet?

23/11/17, Commercial, EU/Competition, Public Law

On 23 November, Brick Court and techUK hosted a conference entitled ‘Who rules the internet?’ which examined some topical issues in the interaction of law and technology in relation to...

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Commercial fraud - law & practice

12/10/17, Commercial

Part One: "Analysing and Preparing Fraud Claims" - Chaired by Lord Neuberger 05:45: Michael Swainston QC - The importance of forensic analysis 18:55: Ben Woolgar - Unlawful means conspiracy 31:25: Joanne...

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Topical issues on shipbuilding disputes

29/03/17, Commercial

The English courts and London arbitration tribunals continue to produce judgments and awards of interest, in relation to what might seem to the casual observer as a relatively simple form...

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Brexit – the judges speak

30/01/17, EU/Competition

On Monday 30th January 2017 Brick Court Chambers and The Times presented a panel discussion about the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Miller Article 50 case. The debate was chaired by David...

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Brexit: Security, surveillance and home affairs

06/12/16, EU/Competition

On Tuesday 6 December 2016, Brick Court hosted a Brexit panel discussion on “Security, Surveillance and Home Affairs”.  Gordon Corera, the BBC’s Security Correspondent, moderated the event.  He opened it...

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Brexit: Banking and Financial Services

10/11/16, Commercial, EU/Competition

On Thursday 10th November, Brick Court hosted the latest in its series of panel discussions on the legal implications of Brexit. The event was moderated by Mark Hapgood QC, who...

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Brexit: International Trade

04/10/16, EU/Competition

On Tuesday 4th October, Brick Court Chambers hosted the first of its panel discussions on the legal implications of Brexit. All three panellists have substantial experience of trade negotiations, the...

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Versloot roundtable discussion

27/09/16, Commercial

On Tuesday 27th September, Brick Court Chambers hosted a roundtable discussion of fraudulent insurance claims in the light of the recent Supreme Court cases of Versloot (in which Richard Lord and...

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Brexit and the UK Constitution

21/07/16, EU/Competition

On Thursday 21st July, Brick Court Chambers hosted a panel discussion to consider the implications of Brexit for the UK constitution. Chaired by Clive Coleman, key issues under consideration included...

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The 2016 UK insurance law changes

06/07/16, Commercial

On Wednesday 6th July Brick Court Chambers hosted a seminar on the 2016 UK insurance law changes.   In August 2016, there will come into force the Insurance Act 2015...

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Exorbitant Jurisdictions?

21/06/16, Commercial

On Tuesday 21st June Brick Court Chambers hosted a seminar entitled Exorbitant Jurisdictions? The seminar outlined the extra-territorial jurisdiction of the Commercial Court: alternative service; freezing orders against non-parties; controlling foreign...

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Brexit: The Immediate Legal Consequences

19/05/16, EU/Competition

The Constitution Society Report, co-authored by Richard Gordon QC, was launched in the House of Lords last night. The event attracted supporters of both the Remain and Brexit camps and...

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White Paper Conference - Bank Mellat [2014]

03/03/16, EU/Competition

Richard Gordon answers 'How can you judge the difference between the standard of review and the intensity of review, with reference to Lord Sumption's four questions and the margin you...

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EU – Should we stay or should we go?

10/02/16, EU/Competition

On 10th February 2016 Brick Court hosted a panel discussion in Lincoln’s Inn entitled ‘EU – Should we stay or should we go?’.  The event was attended by over 400...

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Bills of Lading Book Launch

21/01/16, Commercial

The second edition of Bills of Lading by Sir Richard Aikens, Richard Lord QC and Michael Bools QC was launched at Brick Court Chambers on 21st January 2016.   To...

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Consumer Rights Act Discussion

01/12/15, EU/Competition

COLLECTIVE ACTIONS UNDER THE CONSUMER RIGHTS ACT 2015   A seminar considering issues for parties including: • Limitation • The scope of claims within the new regime • The structure and representation of...

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Africa: Expanding Legal Horizons


A one-day conference, presented by Members of Chambers, on legal and commercial issues arising out of Africa’s emergence. Several of these issues are also relevant to other jurisdictions and markets...

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A1P1 Seminar

03/06/15, Public Law

Article 1 Protocol 1 (‘A1P1’) is the ‘blue chip’ ECHR provision when it comes to commercial public law. At heart commercial public law involves disputes over money and other commercial...

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Professional Associations Seminar

12/05/15, EU/Competition

Legal issues for professional and trade associations Panel Richard Gordon QC Jemima Stratford QC Robert O’Donoghue Gerard Rothschild Zahra Al-Rikabi Topics The status of professional and trade associations in public...

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Competition Damages Directive

26/03/15, EU/Competition

This seminar identified and discussed the difficult and, as yet, unresolved issues that are anticipated to arise out of the interpretation and implementation of the EU Competition Damages Directive in...

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Public Law Event

08/10/14, Public Law

Is it time for the common law to break free from Europe? Panel: Dominic Grieve QC MP        Lord Judge       Bella Sankey, Liberty David Anderson QC       Martin Howe...

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Commercial Law Conference

23/09/14, Commercial

This conference provides a review of the law and the approach of the English courts on the topics covered, illustrated by recent cases, including in particular cases in which Members...

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