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Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference

  • Signet Library Parliament Square Edinburgh EH1 1RF (map)

The Lord President will give the keynote address at the annual CDR Conference, which returns on 6 September 2018. The conference is the leading update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation in Scotland. The comprehensive programme covers the legal and practice changes over the year. The event is run in collaboration with Axiom Advocates. Sheila Webster WS (Davidson Chalmers) returns as conference chairman.



  • The Rt Hon Lord Carloway, Lord President of the Court of Session
  • Sheila Webster WS (Partner, Davidson Chalmers), Conference chairman
  • Kenny McBrearty QC (Axiom Advocates)
  • Euan McSherry WS (Partner, DWF)
  • Stuart Clubb (Partner, Shoosmiths)
  • Greg Flett (Partner, Davidson Chalmers)
  • Louise Kelso (Partner, Brodies)



  • A view from the bench on the future of commercial litigation in Scotland
  • Developments in prescription and limitation for a commercial audience
  • Insolvency round up
  • Commercial actions in the Sheriff Court – what practitioners need to know
  • Getting contract notices right – drafting and procedure
  • The top 3 commercial cases of 2017/2018


Delegate rates:

All rates include lunch at the Signet Library
CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)
For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS

This event is supported by