The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple,
Crown Office Row,
10th January 2023
CPD: 3 hours
2TG Property Damage Group warmly invites you to its third annual Damage Day Seminar. The programme covers key topics of current importance in property damage litigation.
KEYNOTE SPEECH: THE HON MR JUSTICE COULSON
CHAIR: NEIL MOODY KC
WHAT IS MORE, IT DIDN’T WORK LAST MONTH EITHER – RELIANCE AND CAUSATION IN DISASTER CASES
Howard Palmer KC and Jessica van der Meer will examine the recent Court of Appeal decision in Howmet v Economy Devices  EWCA Civ 847 and the issues raised in claims against suppliers where defects in equipment have been apparent prior to the disaster.
DELAWARE MANSIONS 15 YEARS ON: THE LIE OF THE LAND
Sonia Nolten will examine what is meant by a “reasonable opportunity to abate” in subsidence claims.
SCALING THE PARTY WALL ACT
George Hilton will discuss procedure and awards under the Party Wall Act 1996, including important litigation issues relating to enforcement, appeals and damages.
PROVING A LOSS OF PROFITS CALCULATION – GOING BEYOND THE NUMBERS
Ben Hobby FCA, Dip CII, partner at RGL Forensics will discuss why business interruption is about more than just numbers. Ben will provide an overview of various approaches to making, and defending, a business interruption claim and an insight into some of the non-accounting documents which can be used in support of such claims.
EXPERT EVIDENCE: SHOPPING AND HERDING
Daniel Crowley and Isabel Barter will look at recent cases on expert shopping, the Ocensa Pipeline Group Litigation Action  EWHC 1699 (TCC) and give some practical tips on using experts.
THE CHANGING FACE OF MEDIATION
Andrew Miller KC will provide an update on current trends and hot topics in mediation.
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 email@example.com