27/07/2021

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  • Tuesday 27 July: 14.00 - 15.00

    Practice Direction 57AC, which applies to witness statements in the Business and Property Courts after 6 April 2021, has introduced significant changes to the way in which witness evidence is prepared and how it should be presented to Court, with risks for parties (including costs sanctions) for failing to comply.

    This seminar provides a practical summary of the practice direction and is aimed at in-house lawyers who have conduct of cases (and therefore at risk of significant sanctions in the event of non-compliance) and/or who are referring cases to external lawyers (and the steps they can take to protect the reliability of witness evidence, before and after referral).

    Speakers:

    • Judith Hopper, Partner - Bevan Brittan
    • Katie Harris, Solicitor - Bevan Brittan

     

    Please note that registration for each webinar will close when the webinar starts, so please do ensure you have booked your place in advance to guarantee your attendance.

    Please be aware that places for this seminar are limited and may get over subscribed. Our clients get priority over non clients but we will endeavour to increase capacity where we can to allow all those who wish to attend a place. Where we are heavily oversubscribed we will limit places to one or two people per organisation so please liaise with your team and decide who will represent your organisation before registering.

     

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