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Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference

Sheriff Nigel Ross will give the keynote address at the annual CDR Conference, which returns on 12 September. 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.


  • Sheriff Nigel Ross

  • Sheila Webster WS (Partner, Davidson Chalmers Stewart)

  • Kenny McBrearty QC (Axiom Advocates)

  • Jim Cormack QC WS (Partner, Pinsent Masons)

  • Eileen Blackburn (Head of Restructuring & Debt Advisory, French Duncan)

  • Tony Jones QC WS (Partner, Brodies)

  • Andrew Webster QC (Hastie Stable)


  • Commercial actions and the Sheriff Appeal Court

  • An update on the law of vicarious liability

  • IP for commercial litigators

  • Insolvency update

  • Judicial Review for commercial litigators

  • Case law - the top 3 commercial cases of 2018/2019

All rates below include lunch at the Signet Library

CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)

For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS

This event is kindly supported by:

Earlier Event: 13 June
Corporate Law Conference
Later Event: 26 September
Employment Conference