Conference Programme

Friday 7 June 2019

08.45-09.25    Registration
09.30-09.35

Welcome 
Iain Stark, ACL Chairman

09.35-09.50

A view from the Bench
HHJ Christopher Lethem

09.50-10.10

Protective Costs Orders and Costs Capping orders
Vikram Sachdeva QC

10.10-10.30

A view from the SCCO
Master Jason Rowley

10.30-11.00

Solicitors Act 1974 and relevant case law
P J Kirby QC

11.00-11.30

Refreshment Break

11.30-11.50

Part 36 and applicable case law
Nicola Greaney

11.50-12.15

QOCS and recent cases
Rupert Cohen

12.15-12.45

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Professor Dominic Regan

12.45-13.45

Lunch

13.45-13.50

Presentation by 39 Essex Chambers

13.50-14.10

CPR 46.8 Wasted Costs Orders
Gordon Exall

14.10-14.40

Good reasons to depart from a costs budget on detailed assessment
District Judge Richard Lumb

14.40-15.00

The Fixed Costs proposals
Andrew Post QC

15.00-15.30

Refreshments

15.15-15.45

Master Jennifer James

15.15

Panel Q&A
Chaired by Iain Stark

  • Senior Costs Judge Andrew Gordon-Saker
  • District Judge Ian Besford
  • Nicholas Bacon QC
  • Master Victoria McCloud
17.15

Presentation of Certificates

17.30

Drinks and canapés

 Please note, the above timings are approximate and the programme may be subject to change.