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YOU HAVE NO AUTHORITY HERE (JACKIE WEAVER) …

08 Jul 2021

Location: 13.00 - 14.00 UK Time Virtual Event (ZOOM)
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YOU HAVE NO AUTHORITY HERE (JACKIE WEAVER) …

Highlights

Richard Gwynne, partner at Stephenson Harwood, is one of the leading experts on jurisdiction and enforcement.  Earlier this year he published two articles: Enforcement of EU judgments post Brexit: an exclusivity conundrum and Brexit and dispute resolution issues. 

During this interactive panel session, chaired by Donna Newman, partner at Stephenson Harwood, Richard Gwynne will provide a summary of where we are now on jurisdiction clauses and arbitration clauses in a post Brexit world and then answer your questions on the topic.  Richard will be joined by Laura John QC of Fountain Court Chambers. 

We invite you to submit your questions for our experts either in advance* of the session or during the session itself.

 Points to cover:

  • Where are we now with jurisdiction?
  • What issues arise on disputes clauses?
  • What to put in a jurisdiction clause.
  • What NOT to put in a jurisdiction clause.
  • What is the risk of an Italian torpedo?
  • What weaknesses in jurisdiction or arbitration clause can be exploited to challenge jurisdiction?
  • Your questions answered.

*Email your questions by July 7 CoB to anita@thoughtleaders4.com

Donna Newman
Partner
Stephenson Harwood

Donna has experience in a broad range of commercial disputes with a particular focus on banking, investment and finance disputes.

She has considerable experience of advising on complex, high value disputes often with an international element. Donna acts regularly both for and against banks and other financial institutions and is well versed in both High Court litigation and international arbitration.


Donna Newman
Donna Newman Partner
Stephenson Harwood
Richard Gwynne
Partner
Stephenson Harwood

Richard Gwynne is one of the leading experts on jurisdiction and enforcement.  Earlier this year he published two articles: "Enforcement of EU judgments post Brexit: an exclusivity conundrum" and "Brexit and dispute resolution issues". 

Richard's experience includes working on matters concerning banking and finance looking at derivative disputes, transactional issues, trade finance and significant recovery actions including claims against third parties; shareholder, joint venture and investor oppression issues; and cross border disputes, managing litigation across numerous jurisdictions.


Richard Gwynne
Richard Gwynne Partner
Stephenson Harwood
Laura John QC
Barrister
Fountain Court Chambers

Laura is described in the directories as being “a complete star, she holds her own against very senior silks and is completely unfazed by any theatrics’”, “Laura is incredible. Her advocacy is a delight to watch” and as being “simply excellent. On the ball with a tight turnaround, pleasant to deal with and razor smart”.

  • 2020 Commercial Litigation Junior of the Year by The Legal 500.
  • 2016 Banking and Finance Junior of the Year by Chambers & Partners.
  • A “Litigation future leader 2020” by Who’s Who Legal.

Laura John QC
Laura John QC Barrister
Fountain Court Chambers

Agenda

12.55 UK time
Audience Login
13.00 UK time
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Donna Newman - Partner - Stephenson Harwood
13.05 UK time
Jurisdiction clauses and arbitration clauses in a post Brexit world: Where are we now and your questions answered
Speakers:
Richard Gwynne - Partner - Stephenson Harwood
Laura John QC - Barrister - Fountain Court Chambers
13.40 UK time
Panel Q&A
13.55 UK time
Chair's Closing Remarks & Close of Event
Speakers:
Donna Newman - Partner - Stephenson Harwood