Networking for Know-How

Members' meetings

Next meeting

Details of the next members' meeting will be posted here when available.

Previous meetings

Topics and speakers from previous members' meetings include:

  • DocuSign: demonstration and discussion of legal issues - Eric McNulty and Neraj Karwal 

  • Blockchain and emerging technology - Joe Raczynski, Thomson Reuters

  • Implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Morris-Garner and another v One Step (Support) Ltd on how courts should calculate negotiating damages in the context of a breach of restrictive covenant - Craig Orr QC, One Essex Court

 

  • Recent and proposed changes in UK corporate governance for both quoted and unquoted companies - Peter Swabey, Policy & Research Director at ICSA

 

  • Emerging technologies for corporate legal practice areas. What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution hold? - Justin North, Janders Dean

 

  • The role of the PSL in legal process and project management - Melanie Farquharson, 3 Kites Consulting 

  • Changes to the Takeover Code - Charlie Crawshay, Takeover Panel     

  • The new UK GAAP and its impact on corporate transactions - Kathi Hambleton, MacIntyre Hudson Advisory Services 

  • Presentation, Personal Impact and Communication - Luan de Burgh, The de Burgh Group 

  • The future of law: the next 10 years - Professor Richard Susskind

 

  • Client-facing Knowledge Management - Karen Battersby, Course Director of Knowledge Management programmes at Nottingham Law School

 

  • Key changes to accounts, reports and audits made by the Companies Act 2006 – Stephanie Barber, MacIntyre Advisory Services

 

  • Companies Act 2006: Directors Duties - Nick Folland, Director of Governance and Corporate Services at Kingfisher plc

 

  • Market Abuse: Recent cases and lessons to be learned - Dr Andrew Haynes, Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

 

  • The Companies Bill - Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbots CBE and Jonathan Djanogly MP

 

  • Directors’ duties: a discussion about conflicts of interest and some other topical issues - James Potts, Andrew Thornton and Stephen Horan of Erskine Chambers

 

  • Review of the Listing Regime - Richard Brearley, Project Manager, FCA

 

  • The Higgs review of non-executive directors and other topical corporate governance issues - Peter Montagnon Head of Investment Affairs, Association of British Insurers