Celebrating 10 Years of Damage Day

Posted: 06/02/2024

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple,
Crown Office Row,
London EC4Y 7HL,

29th February 2024
3pm - 8pm

Cost: Free
CPD: 2 hours

We are delighted to host a special event to salute this milestone and introduce our recently published book ‘The Law of Property Damage’.

Following a series of specialist lectures, chaired by Neil Moody KC, and including a keynote speech from Lord Justice Coulson, we would like to invite you for “Short Eats and Champagne” to mark the occasion.

Places are strictly limited, please RSVP as soon as you can to Deborah Francis at

15.00 – Registration

15.25 – Welcome address by Neil Moody KC

15.30 – Japanese Knotweed, but for causation and continuing nuisance:
What we can expect from the Supreme Court in Davies v Bridgend CBC
Howard Palmer KC, Jack Harris, Emma Walker

15.55 – Flooding:
The Marcic defence and how to get round it
George Hilton

16.10 – Break

16.30 – Experts:
What you need to know about TUI UK Ltd v Griffiths
Jonathan de Rohan

16.45 – Latent damage & Defective Premises:
The accrual of causes of action – is a major overhaul coming?
Jessica van der Meer, Timothy Killen, Daniel Crowley

17.10 – Keynote Address
The Unexpected Consequences of The Grenfell Tragedy
Lord Justice Coulson

17.30 – Concluding address and thanks
Neil Moody KC

17.35 – Short Eats and Champagne

20.00 – Event concludes


Howard Palmer KC

Call: 1977 Silk: 1999

Neil Moody KC

Call: 1989 Silk: 2010

Daniel Crowley

Call: 1990

Jack Harris

Call: 2006

Timothy Killen

Call: 2010

George Hilton

Call: 2012


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