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Solicitors' Liability and Risk

The session will comprise of short presentations on the topics shown below.

Duration: 2 hours 30minutes

Event type: Webinar

Provided by: RPC

The Programme:

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

Location: Past event