25th March 2019
Marcus Grant, Emma Northey and Elizabeth Gallagher spoke on different subjects at the Annual PIBA Conference.
Three members of Chambers were invited by the Personal Injury Bar Association [PIBA] management committee to speak to c. 250 of their peers at the annual conference at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
Marcus Grant spoke about the impact of Section 69 of the Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act 2013 on litigating employer’s liability accident at work claims 5½ years since it came into force, following on from the High Court case of Cockerell v. CXK Limited & Artwise Community Partnership  EWHC 1155 in which he appeared – see link below.
Emma Northey spoke on the law surrounding driverless vehicles delivering a presentation entitled: “Thoughts on the direction of travel for common law Civil Liability and statutory Product Liability in an increasingly automated world”.
Elizabeth Gallagher spoke alongside Theo Huckle QC and Denise Owen on Wellbeing at the Bar.