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Courtcraft a 3 Part Series - Session 3: And now the end is near… Trial to hand down of judgment

11 Nov 2022

Location: 12:00pm - 1:00pm UK Time Virtual Event (Zoom)
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Courtcraft a 3 Part Series - Session 3: And now the end is near… Trial to hand down of judgment

Highlights

In session 1 we looked at how to get your claim off the ground. In session 2,  we focused on how to (and how not to) present your evidence to maximise your chances of winning your case. 

For this final session, our panellists will discuss the top do's and don'ts when preparing for trial, and what to look out for when it comes to hand down.

  • Preparing for trial and at trial
  • Receipt of the draft judgment
  • Hand down
  • What if you stop acting?

Catch up on session 1: how to start proceedings here.

Catch up on session 2: evidence here.

Our Panel of Experts:

Sue Millar
Partner
Stephenson Harwood

Sue Millar
Sue Millar Partner
Stephenson Harwood
Emma Hargreaves
Barrister
Serle Court

Emma has a broad commercial chancery practice, with a particular focus on domestic and offshore trust/probate litigation, civil fraud, and company disputes.  She also advises and appears as specialist Chancery counsel in financial remedy proceedings. Emma is often instructed to act as sole counsel in cases in the High Court and the County Court. She is also regularly instructed as junior counsel in large-scale commercial and chancery litigation, both onshore and offshore, and has previously appeared (ad hoc) as junior counsel in the Supreme Court of Bermuda. 


Emma Hargreaves
Emma Hargreaves Barrister
Serle Court
Adam Polonsky
Managing Associate
Stephenson Harwood

Adam is a managing associate and solicitor-advocate in the commercial litigation department with extensive experience across a broad range of commercial and corporate disputes.


Adam Polonsky
Adam Polonsky Managing Associate
Stephenson Harwood
Stephen Brown
Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers

Stephen is an experienced and successful commercial lawyer with a broad-based dispute resolution practice involving complex commercial disputes, usually with an international dimension. He appears regularly in the Commercial Court and the Chancery Division, and often in international arbitrations, usually as sole counsel.  Stephen also appears in the DIFC Courts, including its Court of Appeal.

Stephen’s experience extends to all types of contractual dispute, including joint venture and warranty claims, across sectors including asset management, automotive, aviation, banking, chemicals, hospitality, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, technology and telecoms. Stephen regularly advises in relation to shareholders’ rights, directors’ duties and other company law issues.  He also advises in relation to professional negligence.

Stephen has been instructed in a number of complex, high value fraud cases, many valued in excess of US$100 million.

Stephen has been instructed in numerous arbitrations both ad hoc and under the rules of various institutions including the AAA, ICC, LCIA and LMAA. Stephen sits as an arbitrator and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the LCIA.

Stephen is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and has extensive experience of mediation having acted as mediator and appeared for clients in dozens of mediations.


Stephen Brown
Stephen Brown Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers

Agenda

11:55am
Audience Logon
12:00pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Sue Millar - Partner - Stephenson Harwood
12:05pm
Courtcraft Session 3: And now the end is near… Trial to hand down of judgment
Speakers:
Emma Hargreaves - Barrister - Serle Court
Adam Polonsky - Managing Associate - Stephenson Harwood
Stephen Brown - Barrister - Wilberforce Chambers
12:45pm
Panel Q&A
1:00pm
Chair's Closing Remarks and Summation of Event
Speakers:
Sue Millar - Partner - Stephenson Harwood

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