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FIRE Starters in London

The Rising Stars of Asset Recovery 

20th October 2021 - Ironmongers' Hall, London 

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Agenda

Registration
9.00am

FIRE Starters Committee & Chair’s Welcome
9.30am

Emma Ruane, Of Counsel
Peters & Peters

Sam Goodman, Barrister
Twenty Essex

Charlotte Pender , Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Ami Sweeney, Associate Director
Grant Thornton

Ben Davies, Partner
PCB Byrne

Isabel Asquith, Director
Raedas

Plenary Morning & Keynote

Keynote: Dark Web Investigations: The Admissibility of Evidence & Disclosure Options
9.40am

Ben Wells, Partner
Candey

Matthew Walker, Associate Director
Raedas

Lessons from 2008: What Past Periods of Turmoil can Teach us about FIREfighting Now
10.20am

Established practitioners imparting their pearls of wisdom to those litigating in such a climate for the first time

Geoff Carton-Kelly, Partner
FRP

Frances Coulson , Senior & Managing Partner, Head of Litigation & Insolvency
Wedlake Bell

David Ingram, Partner
Grant Thornton

Sam Goodman, Barrister
Twenty Essex

Morning Refreshment Break
11.00am

FIREing up your Careers: How to Make and Keep Overseas Contacts
11.20am

Jane Colston , Partner
Brown Rudnick

Mary Young, Partner
Kingsley Napley

Ben Davies, Partner
PCB Byrne

Ruzin Dagli, Associate
Withers

QuickFIRE Spotlight: Using Cutting Edge Technology in your FIRE Claims
12.00pm

  • Building and managing substantial class actions
  • Finding a funder
  • Finding assets
  • Document management and computer forensics

Luke Harrison , Partner
Keidan Harrison

Lochy Macpherson, Commercial Director
Finlegal (UK)

Mark Kenkre, Partner
Keller Lenkner

Lunch
12.40pm

Afternoon Workshops

Around the FIREPit: Workshops
1.50pm

Workshop Sessions: Choose 1 of 4

Fraud – targeting third parties for accessory liability

Charlotte Pender , Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Deborah Tillett, Senior Associate
Enyo Law

Ben Davies, Partner
PCB Byrne

Fraud & Insolvency X Over

Ami Sweeney, Associate Director
Grant Thornton

Daniel Staunton, Senior Associate
Kingsley Napley

Annabel Strutt , Senior Associate
HFW

Recovery and Enforcement - innovative ways to identify, recover and enforce against assets

Yves Klein, Partner
Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)

Tamlyn Edmonds, Partner
Edmonds Marshall McMahon

Syedur Rahman, Partner
Rahman Ravelli

Simon Hurry, Group Partner
Collas Crill (Jersey)

Funding – innovative ways to fund your case

Emma Ruane, Of Counsel
Peters & Peters

Julia Mahoney, Divisional Director
Howden

James Le Gallais, Partner
Stewarts

Oli Gepfert, Managing Associate
Mishcon de Reya

Piers Elliott, Director – Legal
Henderson & Jones

Michael Redman, Managing Director
Burford Capital

Around the FIREPit: Workshops
2.50pm

Workshop Sessions: Choose 1 of 4 

Afternoon refreshment Break
3.50pm

The Burning Questions for 2022
4.10pm

The FIREStarters founding committee & chair’s each have 5 minutes to say what they think the main FIRE topic will be for 2022, with the opportunity for a 30 second rebuttal and then it goes to an audience vote

Emma Ruane, Of Counsel
Peters & Peters

Sam Goodman, Barrister
Twenty Essex

Charlotte Pender , Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Ami Sweeney, Associate Director
Grant Thornton

Ben Davies, Partner
PCB Byrne

Isabel Asquith, Director
Raedas

FIRE Starters Committee & Chair’s Closing Remarks
4.50pm

Networking Drinks Reception with Mix & Mingle Entertainers
5.00pm

9.00am
Registration
9.30am
FIRE Starters Committee & Chair’s Welcome
Emma Ruane - Of Counsel - Peters & Peters
Sam Goodman - Barrister - Twenty Essex
Charlotte Pender - Partner - Charles Russell Speechlys
Ami Sweeney - Associate Director - Grant Thornton
Ben Davies - Partner - PCB Byrne
Isabel Asquith - Director - Raedas
Plenary Morning & Keynote
9.40am
Keynote: Dark Web Investigations: The Admissibility of Evidence & Disclosure Options
Ben Wells - Partner - Candey
Matthew Walker - Associate Director - Raedas
10.20am
Lessons from 2008: What Past Periods of Turmoil can Teach us about FIREfighting Now

Established practitioners imparting their pearls of wisdom to those litigating in such a climate for the first time

Geoff Carton-Kelly - Partner - FRP
Frances Coulson - Senior & Managing Partner, Head of Litigation & Insolvency - Wedlake Bell
David Ingram - Partner - Grant Thornton
Sam Goodman - Barrister - Twenty Essex
11.00am
Morning Refreshment Break
11.20am
FIREing up your Careers: How to Make and Keep Overseas Contacts
Jane Colston - Partner - Brown Rudnick
Mary Young - Partner - Kingsley Napley
Ben Davies - Partner - PCB Byrne
Ruzin Dagli - Associate - Withers
12.00pm
QuickFIRE Spotlight: Using Cutting Edge Technology in your FIRE Claims
  • Building and managing substantial class actions
  • Finding a funder
  • Finding assets
  • Document management and computer forensics
Luke Harrison - Partner - Keidan Harrison
Lochy Macpherson - Commercial Director - Finlegal (UK)
Mark Kenkre - Partner - Keller Lenkner
12.40pm
Lunch
Afternoon Workshops
1.50pm
Around the FIREPit: Workshops

Workshop Sessions: Choose 1 of 4

Fraud – targeting third parties for accessory liability
Charlotte Pender - Partner - Charles Russell Speechlys
Deborah Tillett - Senior Associate - Enyo Law
Ben Davies - Partner - PCB Byrne
Fraud & Insolvency X Over
Ami Sweeney - Associate Director - Grant Thornton
Daniel Staunton - Senior Associate - Kingsley Napley
Annabel Strutt - Senior Associate - HFW
Recovery and Enforcement - innovative ways to identify, recover and enforce against assets
Yves Klein - Partner - Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)
Tamlyn Edmonds - Partner - Edmonds Marshall McMahon
Syedur Rahman - Partner - Rahman Ravelli
Simon Hurry - Group Partner - Collas Crill (Jersey)
Funding – innovative ways to fund your case
Emma Ruane - Of Counsel - Peters & Peters
Julia Mahoney - Divisional Director - Howden
James Le Gallais - Partner - Stewarts
Oli Gepfert - Managing Associate - Mishcon de Reya
Piers Elliott - Director – Legal - Henderson & Jones
Michael Redman - Managing Director - Burford Capital
2.50pm
Around the FIREPit: Workshops

Workshop Sessions: Choose 1 of 4 

3.50pm
Afternoon refreshment Break
4.10pm
The Burning Questions for 2022

The FIREStarters founding committee & chair’s each have 5 minutes to say what they think the main FIRE topic will be for 2022, with the opportunity for a 30 second rebuttal and then it goes to an audience vote

Emma Ruane - Of Counsel - Peters & Peters
Sam Goodman - Barrister - Twenty Essex
Charlotte Pender - Partner - Charles Russell Speechlys
Ami Sweeney - Associate Director - Grant Thornton
Ben Davies - Partner - PCB Byrne
Isabel Asquith - Director - Raedas
4.50pm
FIRE Starters Committee & Chair’s Closing Remarks
5.00pm
Networking Drinks Reception with Mix & Mingle Entertainers

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