Date: 22nd September 2014
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square, LONDON, WC1B 5JP
British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This event is a joint Product Liability Forum (PLF) / Herbert Smith Private International Law Seminars Series.
This international seminar will bring together distinguished speakers to discuss recent developments in Class Actions and Product Liability in Australia. During this period of burgeoning mass claims in Australia, many developments are relevant to a European audience, including consumer and financial services claims, large-scale product liability class actions concerning medical or pharmaceutical devices, as well as bushfire and flood-related claims, and class actions in a corporate setting. The important issue of access to justice and funding of class actions will be covered, and lessons from a European perspective will be drawn.
The event will be followed by a drinks reception.
- Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
- Damian Grave, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
- Prof Rachael Mulheron, Queen Mary College London
Join the event conversation using the Twitter hashtag #classactionsaustralia
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This event has been accredited for 2 CPD points.
Pricing and Registration
PLF Members: Free
- Individual - £55
- Full-time Academic - £35
- Full-time Student - £20
- Individual - £95
- Full-time Academic - £60
- Full-time Student - £35
N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.
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