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We offer a rolling programme of seminars as well as providing regular briefing notes and other articles and updates as part of our Radcliffe Chambers Resource initiative for clients. All seminars are free of charge and are fully accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. For full details please contact our Business Development and Marketing Coordinator: Maria-Margarethe Young.

Our barristers under ten years’ call run a Junior Programme, made up of events aimed at recently qualified lawyers. Each event is structured around an hour long seminar covering topical issues such as recent case law, with drinks and networking both before and after.

Junior Programme events open at 5.30pm, with the seminar beginning at 6.00pm, followed by further networking from 7.00pm onwards. All events are held at Arundel House, 13-15 Arundel Street, Temple Place, London WC2R 3DX.

Our seminars qualify for CPD purposes and are free to attend.

If you would like to reserve place or request further information please email events@radcliffechambers.com.


28.02.12 Topical Issues in Trusts Law

This seminar given by Justin Holmes, Nathan Wells and Edward Hicks to STEP concerned:

  • Trusts and the Court of Protection
  • The passing over of personal representatives and the removal of personal representatives from office
  • Risk management in trusts and estate matters

Please click here to download Justin Holmes’s seminar notes
Please click here to download Nathan Wells’s seminar notes
Please click here to download Edward Hicks’s presentation


01.03.12 E-Disclosure

This seminar given by Shantanu Majumdar, Mark Fell and Stephen Wells and Geoffrey Waller of De Vere & Co concered:

  • The brave new world of e-disclosure; and
  • Computer forensics

Please click here to download Shantanu Majumdar and Mark Fell’s seminar notes.
Please click here to download De Vere & Co’s presenation.


24.05.12 Exclusions and Limitations of Liability

This seminar by Dov Ohrenstein was given to the Thames Valley Commercial Lawyers’ Association and concerned the case law and statutory controls concerning exclusion and limitation of liability clauses and gives guidance as to how they can be drafted effectively.

Please click here to download a copy of the seminar notes.


11.10.12 Key Developments in Contract Law

This seminar by Shantanu Majumdar and Dov Ohrenstein concerned:

  • Defining contractual obligations – Changes in the Courts’ approach to interpretation of contracts and implied terms
  • Escaping liability by distinguishing between legitimate commercial pressure and commercial duress
  • Contractual estoppel and agreements that are based on fictional assumptions

Please click here to download Shantanu’s seminar notes.
Please click here to download Dov’s seminar notes.


18.10.12 Limitation and Damages

This seminar given by Simon Williams, Dov Ohrenstein and Wendy Mathers to the Kent Law Society concerned:

  • Recent developments in limitation; and
  • Damages – a refresher on basic principles and an update on some new problems.

Please click here to download Simon Williams’s seminar notes.
Please click here to download Dov Ohrenstein and Wendy Mathers’s seminar notes.

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