SCL Manchester Seminar on Professional Liability


5th September 2018 5:30pm

Sarah Hannaford QC and Tom Owen will be speaking on Professional Liability for Construction Professionals: case law, trends and practical guidance to the SCL in Manchester on Wednesday 5 September 2018.

The talk will cover:

  • Key recent professional liability cases
  • Trends (including post-Grenfell liability issues and the Carillion liquidation)
  • Practical guidance

The Speakers

Sarah Hannaford QC is a leading commercial barrister whose work spans both the United Kingdom and international markets. She specialises in construction, engineering, infrastructure and energy disputes together with professional negligence work within these areas of expertise. She has also carved out a strong procurement practice in recent years. Sarah is recommended in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, and is described as “an exceptional and uncompromising advocate, who is not afraid to fight difficult positions”.

Tom Owen is recognised as one of the leading juniors at the construction and energy Bar. Tom is widely-acclaimed in the legal directories, recognised as “one of the most promising juniors at the Bar”. Tom is known particularly for his advocacy and trial work. Tom regularly appears as advocate in the High Court and arbitration. Tom has appeared, as Junior Counsel, in the Court of Appeal.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 5 September 2018

Venue: CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, 1 The Avenue, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AP

Timings: 17:30 registration for an 18:00 talk start

How to register: Visit the SCL website to register



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