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Civil Litigation Half-day Conference
Wednesday 10 November 2021
09:30am - 01:00pm
Chair - John Bett; Speakers - SP Craig Turnbull, David Thompson QC, Mike Wood, Prof. Charles Hennessy, Scott Manson
Seminar Details:

An update on some of the most pressing issues facing the world of Civil Litigation, from noted authorities in the field.


The conference will be chaired by John Bett, Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Lindsays and Chair of the RFPG Civil Litigation Sub-Committee.


Conference Programme

• 9.30-9.35        Welcome + Introduction

• 9.35-10.05      The First 5 Years of the Sheriff Appeal Court (Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull)

• 10.05-10.45    The Role of Affidavits / Witness Statements as Evidence (David Thompson QC)

• 10.45-11.05    Coffee Break

• 11.05-11.45    Obtaining Evidence via Commission (Mike Wood)

• 11.45-12.15   Case Management (Prof. Charles Hennessy)

• 12.15-1.00     Remote Hearings - A topical discussion (Scott Manson, Advocate)    [Note: The Scottish Civil Justice Council’s Consultation ‘Rules Covering the Mode of Attendance at Court Hearings' now closes on 15 November 2021]


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Booking Fees:

Members: Free

Non-Members: £150

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