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Defeating the Queen’s Gambit: How to Play Your Opening Moves

13 Jul 2021

Location: 12.00pm - 1.30pm UK Time Virtual Event (Zoom)
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Defeating the Queen’s Gambit: How to Play Your Opening Moves

Highlights

The initial skirmishes in a dispute often set the tone for the rest of the matter. Looking down the barrel of potential or actual claims, how best can a defendant preserve its position – and go on the counter-attack?

TL4Disputes in conjunction with Jon Felce, Partner, PCB Byrne is delighted to bring you the second of the innovative ‘Acting for the Defendant’ series on its tour through the lifecycle of a dispute from the principal vantage point of the defendant’s lawyer.

 Book Your Free Seat for the Event and Explore:

  1. Pre-action processes;
  2. Strategies for the Defence;
  3. The approach in actions involving multiple parties;
  4. Counterclaims and other additional claims;
  5. Dealing with information requests and disclosure;
  6. Security for costs.

 

Your Expert Speaker Panel:

Jon Felce
Partner
PCB Byrne (UK)

Described by the directories as a “rising star” and “a bright young gun” who “adds a sprinkling of tactical gold-dust where necessary”, Jon’s practice focuses on complex, high-value litigation for financial institutions, corporate clients, high net-worth individuals and insolvency practitioners. Since joining PCB he has been involved in multi-jurisdictional asset tracing cases including obtaining freezing orders in England and various European jurisdictions, a ground-breaking Search Order against a respondent against whom there is no cause of action, novel orders for alternative service and password cracking, and disclosure orders against third parties in England and the US. Jon also has particular experience in contentious insolvency, including in relation to cross-border recognition.


Jon Felce
Jon Felce Partner
PCB Byrne (UK)
Shantanu Majumdar QC
Barrister
Radcliffe Chambers

In his first few years at the Bar, Shantanu Majumdar practised in most areas known to the law, once even cross-examining a police officer in the Court of Appeal.

For the past 20 years he has specialised in commercial and commercial Chancery litigation and arbitration and professional negligence. He thinks very hard about his cases for, as a famous Roman once said: “Grasp the subject matter and the words will follow”. Shantanu undertakes litigation, arbitration and advisory work in the following fields, much of it of an international nature involving foreign parties and/or foreign law and/or foreign proceedings.


Shantanu Majumdar QC
Shantanu Majumdar QC Barrister
Radcliffe Chambers
Rosie Wild
Senior Associate
Cooke, Young & Keidan

Rosie has a wide range of experience of high value litigation and arbitration cases.  She has particular experience in civil fraud, shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice petitions, and issues of contractual interpretation.


Rosie Wild
Rosie Wild Senior Associate
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Jenni Jenkins
Partner, Dispute Resolution
Memery Crystal

Jenni’s litigation practice incorporates a broad range of commercial disputes with a focus on commercial fraud and insolvency. She has extensive experience of applying for and opposing interim relief such as freezing orders, disclosure orders and contempt applications.


Jenni Jenkins
Jenni Jenkins Partner, Dispute Resolution
Memery Crystal
Andrew Pearson
Barrister
7KBW

Andrew has deepest experience in disputes about international trade, shipping, civil fraud, insurance and reinsurance.  Many of his cases concern very substantial sums of money.


Andrew Pearson
Andrew Pearson Barrister
7KBW
David Chalcraft
Senior Associate
HFW (UK)

David is a commercial litigator, specialising in complex disputes usually involving elements of international civil fraud and insolvency. He also has significant experience in offshore trust and contentious insolvency litigation in various Caribbean jurisdictions.


David Chalcraft
David Chalcraft Senior Associate
HFW (UK)

Agenda

11:55 UK Time
Audience Logon
12:00 UK Time
Chair's Intro Remarks
Speakers:
Jon Felce - Partner - PCB Byrne (UK)
12.05 UK Time
Defeating the Queen’s Gambit: How to Play Your Opening Moves
Speakers:
Shantanu Majumdar QC - Barrister - Radcliffe Chambers
Rosie Wild - Senior Associate - Cooke, Young & Keidan
Jon Felce - Partner - PCB Byrne (UK)
Jenni Jenkins - Partner, Dispute Resolution - Memery Crystal
Andrew Pearson - Barrister - 7KBW
David Chalcraft - Senior Associate - HFW (UK)
13.15 UK Time
Panel Q&A
13.25 UK Time
Key Takeaways
Speakers:
Jon Felce - Partner - PCB Byrne (UK)
13.30 UK Time
Close of Event

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