Insolvency Seminar @ The Watershed - 8th May 2018

8 May, 2018

Tuesday 8th May 2018

The Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Bristol  

Registration & Brakfast from 9:30am for a 10:00am start

The Insolvency team are hosting their annual all-day insolvency seminar on Tuesday 8th May 2018 at The Watershed chaired by Chief Registrar Briggs.

We are delighted to confirm our keynote speaker will be the Honourable Mr Justice Birss.

The day will include a series of talks presented by both Guildhall team members and external speakers including:

  • Administration issues for banks (The Angel Case, security and other issues) - Neil Levy and Catherine Burton, DLA Piper
  • A matter of trust: property issues in bankruptcy – Daisy Brown, Holly Doyle and Rachel Lai, Menzies
  • Check your privilege: the impact of Shlosberg and Lemos on officeholders – Simon Passfield and Mark Sands, Quantuma
  • A case to remember: the key insolvency decisions from the last 12 months – Jamie Hannant, John Churchill and Sam Parsons, Guildhall Chambers
  • Burden Holdings (UK) v Fielding in the Supreme Court: limitation in misfeasance claims – Stefan Ramel and David Pomeroy, Ashfords
  • A review of Litigation funding, Security for Costs, Costs recovery from funders – Hugh Sims QC and Chris Brockman, Guildhall Chambers


Our Early Bird offer has been extended to Thursday 29 March 2018. Book now to receive 20% off the full delegate rate!


The conference is accredited with 5 CPD points (Training reference: 1383).


Normal delegate rate: £175.00 + VAT per delegate


Terms and conditions
We reserve the right to vary the content, timetable, location or speakers; or to cancel the seminar totally in which case we will refund any payment made in respect of the cancelled conference. Neither the members of Guildhall Chambers nor the speakers will be liable by reason of breach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss incurred by any person acting or omitting to act in reliance upon material or presentation given at or in connection with the event. Please be advised that places are limited so please book early to guarantee a place. The fee for this seminar includes a comprehensive conference folder, lunch and all other refreshments.

Booking terms
Please wait to be invoiced. A VAT invoice will be sent to you on receipt of your booking. All invoices for this seminar must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date. Cheques are made payable to Guildhall Chambers. Unfortunately we are unable to take online payments at this time.

Confirmation of registration
If you have not received confirmation of your registration one week before the conference, please telephone 0117 930 9000 to confirm that your registration form has been received.

Substitute delegates
Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time – please telephone 0117 930 9000 to let us know the name of the substitute.

Provided notice is received at least 48 hours before the seminar, the seminar fee will be refunded less a £20 (+VAT) administration charge.

CPD Accreditation
Under the Law Society’s CPD scheme and the Bar Council’s New and Established Practitioners’ Programme the conference is accredited with 5 CPD points (Training reference:1383). The seminar will also contribute to CPD requirements under the terms of the ICAEW’s CPD policy.

If you have any questions about the seminar, or any other Guildhall Chambers events, please contact the Marketing Team on 0117 930 9000 or

Related profiles:
Justin Emmett
Chris Checketts
Hugh Sims QC
Christopher Brockman
Neil Levy
Jeremy Bamford
Richard Ascroft
Katie Gibb
Stefan Ramel
Daisy Brown
Holly Doyle
Simon Passfield
James Hannant
Samuel Parsons
John Churchill

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