First for Disputes Conference - Sydney

12 October 2017

08.00 - 13.00

Bird & Bird, Level 11, 68 Pitt Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

Following a successful First for Disputes conference last year, we are pleased to announce this year's First for Disputes conference in Sydney taking place at Bird & Bird's offices.

Bird & Bird is recognised as a major global dispute resolution practice. Our First for Disputes Conference is intended to offer in-house lawyers an opportunity to benefit from our wealth and breadth of disputes experience across a range of sectors and to receive updates from experts on a range of disputes topics. The topic for this conference will be "Strategic Management of, and Topical Issues in, Litigation".

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The programme

08.00 - 08.20

  • Arrival and refreshments

08.20 - 08.30

  • Introduction
    • Richard Keady, Partner, Bird & Bird, Hong Kong

08.30 - 09.30

  • Strategies for preparing for, and avoiding, disputes
    • Graham Maher, Partner, Bird & Bird, Sydney

09.30 - 10.30

  • Putting yourself in the best position: preliminary discovery and other pre-trial processes
    • Miles Condon, Senior Counsel, New Chambers
    • Conor Bannan, Barrister, 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers
    • Graham Maher, Partner, Bird & Bird, Sydney
    • Matthew Mulcahy, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird, Sydney

10.30 - 11.00

  • Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.00

  • Litigating in the age of social media
    • Kathryn Edghill, Partner, Bird & Bird, Sydney
    • Lynne Lewis, Partner, Bird & Bird, Sydney

12.00 - 13.00

  • Settling disputes: psychology and strategy
    • Kathryn Edghill, Partner, Bird & Bird, Sydney & Guest Speaker

Contact / Registration

Please register in advance by clicking here.