Solicitors' Liability and Risk
The session will comprise of short presentations on the topics shown below.
Event date: 18 March 2021
Duration: 2 hours 30minutes
Event time: 15:00
Event type: Webinar
Provided by: RPCRegister your interest
3.00pm - Introduction
3.05pm - Private domain vs professional conduct: Where is the boundary? What price integrity these days? Whose moral compass can you trust? We discuss changing perceptions of professional behaviour here and in the U.S.A.
3.25pm - Fractional Property investments: How solicitors can advise and avoid the pitfalls.
3.40pm - Terms of business as a safety-net for firms: How safe? What does the SRA think? Will the client agree? We discuss risk mitigation through contractual wording.
4.00pm - Coffee break
4.15pm - Recession Liabilities: What happens in a recession and how to mitigate the worst risks. Duty of Financial Management - Declining Asset Valuations - Claims Arising out Recessions and BREXIT - tide going out - limitation.
4.35pm - SAAMCo: What are the lessons for solicitors from Manchester v Grant Thornton?
4.45pm - Current issues facing pensions lawyers: Closure to future accrual, breaking the final link and "piggy-back claims" - what they mean and how the issues arise.
5.00pm - How to avoid continuing duties and deliberate concealment: The plague of limitation defences.
5.20pm - Q&A