Date: 26th September 2016
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Time: 17:00-19:00 (followed by a drinks reception)
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This seminar examines procedural, substantive and funding considerations in determining which jurisdiction is best suited for particular types of mass claims. The topic has recently attracted huge attention, given the latest developments in legislation as well as prominent cases, such as the claims brought against Volkswagen. Speakers will address the subject from the perspective of claimant and defendant lawyers as well as litigants.
- Professor Astrid Stadler, University of Konstanz and Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam
- Boris Bronfentrinker, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
- Teresa Hitchcock, DLA Piper, LLP
- Stephen Wisking, Herbert Smith Freehills, LLP
This event has been convened by Dr Duncan Fairgrieve and Dr Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Download the event flyer
CPD hours have been applied for
Pricing and Registration
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
Free NGO Places
A limited number of places for this event are available for staff of NGOs to attend free of charge as part of an initiative by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to provide NGOs with access to legal education and training events.
Please email our Events Team at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details, your position and the NGO that you work for. We will organise your attendance, subject to availability.
If you have any queries, please contact the events team.
Photography and audio recording
Please note that our events may be photographed or audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email BIICL Marketing Manager, Carmel Brown, in advance of the event that you are attending.
Event Cancellation Policy
Cancellation by us
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if unforeseen circumstances arise. If we cancel an event we shall inform you as soon as possible using the contact details provided to us and offer you a full refund.
Cancellation by you
All cancellations must be made in writing via email to email@example.com and be no less than one week prior to the event.
Payment for registration will always be required, and must be made prior to the event. If sufficient written notification of cancellation is received, a full refund will be given. If insufficient notice is given, payment for your registration will still be required.
No charge events
All events are costly to set up, even those for which there is 'no charge'. If you register but find you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. As a charity we need to cover the costs of events, and we may charge you a fee of £10 for administration and catering costs if you fail to attend or give us less than 24 hours' notice.
By registering for an event, you have confirmed that you have read and understood our cancellation policy.