Many cases are won and lost not on the basis of legal knowledge alone but on the tools and techniques that are deployed by Lawyers in big cases to give them an edge. These could range from appointing the right expert witnesses, dealing with the media in high profile cases, to cross examination techniques. This 2 day conference will provide guidance and insight into these and many other aspects of Litigation.

On day 1, Wednesday 24 January, Anthony Speaight QC and Adrian Howes,Senior Litigation Counsel at Nokia, will discuss the Management and Leadership of Your Team in High Profile Litigation: Communication, Timing and Costs. They will consider the following points:

  • How to assemble the right team for the case?
  • How to manage the team you have put together?
  • Training up the next generation of lawyers:
    • How do you create the great litigators of the future?
    • How you give people enough responsibility that they develop whilst ensuring proper risk management.
  • Time management:
    • What is the “formula” for case management when you have many cases?
    • How to focus on the case itself and how to manage everything else
    • How to manage a team working on different streams of work that have to be done?
  • Cost management and predictability of costs for clients
    • Controlling costs and controlling the process

The conference will be held at St. James’ Court Hotel, 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E. Registration from 8.30am.

More information on the event and how to register your place can be found here.

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