London International Disputes Week (LIDW) celebrates London as a leading centre for handling international dispute resolution and is taking place this year between 10th and 14th May. LIDW21 is a fully virtual event attracting audiences from jurisdictions globally. 

The week features a core conference surrounded by collaborative events co-hosted by Member Organisations. We are proud to be a Member of LIDW and will be involved in several Member-hosted events throughout the week covering a range of areas of dispute resolution. More information and registration for these events is available via the links below. 

Technology Disputes of the Future: current trends and predictions
Monday 10th May, 17:30-18:30
4 Pump Court speakers: Matthew Lavy & Richard Osborne
Co-hosted with CMS, Osborne Clarke and Pinsent Masons

The duties and status of independent experts: is there a ‘new normal’?
Monday 10th May, 18:00-19:00
4 Pump Court speaker: Lynne McCafferty KC
Co-hosted with Fox Williams, Secretariat, Three Crowns and Keating Chambers

Demand bonds and performance guarantees: Making and resisting calls on securities in a cash-starved economic climate
Tuesday 11th May, 08:30-09:304 Pump Court speakers: Fiona Sinclair KC (chair) & Simon Hale
Co-hosted with Jones Day and Dentons

Cyber fraud and data breaches in the era of remote working
Tuesday 11th May, 17:30-18:30
4 Pump Court speakers: Matthew Lavy & Iain Munro
Co-hosted with Stevens & Bolton

“Why? Because I Say So” – Contractual Discretions, Reasonableness, Rationality and Good Faith
Wednesday 12th May, 09:00-10:004 Pump Court speakers: Claire Packman KC (chair) & James Bowling
Co-hosted with Jones Day and Simmons & Simmons

Thursday 13th May, 08:30-09:30Seeing red when you are going green: What to do when your renewables project goes wrong
4 Pump Court speaker: Sean O’Sullivan KC
Co-hosted with Norton Rose Fulbright and ENGIE UK

Thursday 13th May, 09:00-10:00: How experts and lawyers can best work together: The challenges, the opportunities and possibly time for a change…
4 Pump Court Speaker: Rachel Ansell KC
Co-hosted with HKA and Hogan Lovells

In addition to registering for these Member-hosted events, participants are also encouraged to register for the core LIDW conference which includes 16 virtual sessions delivered by leading experts in their fields, 4 keynote addresses by high-profile dispute resolution figures, and many vital opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world.

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