Damage Day 2017

Date: 24/11/2017 CPD: 3 hours Cost: Free Venue: The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London

The 2TG Property Damage Team invites you to its 4th Annual Damage Day Seminar and champagne reception. Chaired by Sonia Nolten, our programme includes expert speakers and covers key topics of current importance in property damage litigation, including:

– Jack Harris: ‘Falling Trees’
Offering a practical guide to the thorny issues of litigating cases involving falling trees.

– Chris Lundie: ‘Climate Change Litigation’
Making an excursion into the current global climate change litigation and the potential impact of climate change on claims concerning damage to property.

– Neil Moody QC and Lucas Fear Segal: ‘Shopping for Experts’
Looking at recent decisions on expert shopping and asking: How far can lawyers push their experts?

– ‘Mates’ Rates’
Exploring the liability and indemnity issues that arise when professionals such as architects and engineers agree to do work for friends.

Keynote Speaker: Bob Moxon Browne QC: ‘Changing Profiles and Risk’
Looking at changes in the profile of property risks and their effect on the relationship between motive, opportunity and forensic evidence in arson cases.

Guest Speaker: Dr Martin Dobson: ‘Subsidence: When is a Risk a Real Risk?’
With a wealth of experience as an expert arboriculturalist in subsidence claims, Dr Dobson takes another look at the controversial case of Berent v Family Mosaic Housing Association [2012] EWCA Civ 961, in light of recent cases including Pattichis v London Borough of Enfield.

Registration is from 1.45pm and the seminar will commence promptly at 2pm.

A drinks reception will follow at 5.15pm.

This is a free event and will be accredited with 3 CPD hours.

If you wish to attend this event please respond to Deborah Francis at

Bob Moxon Browne QC
Neil Moody QC
Chris Lundie
Sonia Nolten
Jack Harris