Emerging litigation trends

Online
Wednesday, 22 November 2023
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (UK time)
    • Amanda McClimond, Legal Director, DAC Beachcroft
    • Sean McGahan, Partner Location Head - Claims Solutions Group, DAC Beachcroft

In this casualty webinar, Amanda McClimond and Sean McGahan explore emerging litigation risks, drawing on national and international trends to include business interruption, under insurance, social inflation, and cyber issues; and how to best respond to such risks.

Online Booking
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The session will be run using Microsoft Teams technology and a link to the meeting will be sent to those who register at the time of booking.

Interested, but can't attend?
Don't worry if you can't make the date/time of this webinar, it is being recorded. Please book a place as normal and we will send you a link after the event to access the recording.

Learning objectives
By the end of this webinar attendees will:

  • understand a range of litigation risks to our profession and their clients

  • know how to take steps to better guard against them

  • know specific advice on how to avoid brokers’ negligence claims



About our Speakers

Amanda McClimond LLB
Amanda is a Legal Director at DAC Beachcroft solicitors in Northern Ireland and has over 16 years’ litigation experience on instruction from Insurers, large commercial entities and professionals. Together with the Team Partner, Amanda leads the Commercial and Professional Risk Team in Belfast and deals with a vast variety of usually very interesting and diverse claims in this sphere, with a special focus on Professional Negligence and Directors’ and Officers’ liability.

Sean McGahan LLB SIRM
Sean is Location Head for DAC Beachcroft solicitors in Northern Ireland and has over 30 years’ litigation experience on instruction from Insurers, professionals and self-insured entities. You name it he has probably dealt with it before. He is ranked in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame and in Chambers and Partners as an Eminent Practitioner. He is a specialist member of the Institute of Risk Management. Sean has delivered impactful talks at nationally and international level and enjoys an enviable reputation for engaging audiences with his fun, jargon free approach to presenting.

Venue
  • Online

Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Sussex, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

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1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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