24 Nov, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Flooding to Farmland: Who Controls the Floodgates?
Flooding is an ever greater issue with what seems to be a possible evolution in our climate, housing estates being built on flood plain and a logical preference of policy makers to protect homes rather than farmland. How far can you protect your own land? If the Environment Agency uses your land, is there a […]
16 Jul, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Benyatov v Credit Suisse and the duty of care to protect employees from the risk of economic loss
In this webinar, Andrew Hochhauser QC and Jane Russell discuss the recent interesting High Court decision of Benyatov v Credit Suisse  EWHC 85 (QB). The judgment contains consideration of: the terms to be implied in an employment contract, including whether there is an implied term that an employer would indemnify an employee against all […]
4 Jun, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: A and B v C, D and E  EWCA Civ 409 – how far has the Court of Appeal opened the door to compelling evidence and obtaining interim orders against non-parties?
In A and B v C, D and E  EWCA Civ 409 the Court of Appeal held that there is jurisdiction under s44(2)(a) of the Arbitration Act to compel a witness to give evidence by deposition in support of arbitration proceedings. Although on its face a decision on a narrow point of law, its theoretical and […]
28 May, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Getting the Documents: Cross Border Evidence from Third Parties in Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
Documents win cases. But in an increasingly interconnected world, sometimes the key documents end up in the hands of third parties, in different jurisdictions to the main dispute… Join Richard Hoyle for this webinar, which looks at how to get at documents located in England & Wales, in support of foreign commercial litigation and arbitration. […]
19 May, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Remote Second Chances: Appeals on Fact in the Coronavirus Era
Richard Millett QC, Ciaran Keller and Naomi Hart explore the current state of the law on appeals on findings of fact, and offer some views on how appellate courts will handle appeals on fact after a trial conducted remotely. They examine the test for interference by the appellate court, the deference paid to the position […]
18 May, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Post-Lockdown Labour Law Litigation Issues
Are you ready for post-lockdown labour law litigation? Jane Russell and Mubarak Waseem walk through the Covid-specific issues around the latest guidance and the potential pitfalls of the forthcoming Great Return focusing on health and safety, redundancy and employment procedure. The slides for this webinar are available here.
14 May, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Navigating maritime arbitrations in a sea of change: practical solutions to COVID-19 challenges
1 May, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: Remote hearings, adjournments and the challenges of COVID-19
Jeremy Brier and Wei Jian Chan provide an update on the latest guidance for remote hearings, the approach of the courts to date, as well as sharing personal tips and advice about approaching COVID-19 challenges and how to get the most out of remote hearings. The slides for this webinar are available here. A recording […]
30 Apr, 2020 Essex Court Chambers Webinar: An introduction to Business Interruption Insurance claims
We invite you to join Neil Hart for an online webinar that will give an introduction to Business Interruption Insurance. Neil will cover some of the key points for businesses and law firms wishing to claim for COVID-19 related income loss.