An update on significant case law developments on the importance of pleadings, and examples of best practice including how to successfully use data sampling and extrapolation in large claims.
The talk by guest speaker Callum Monro Morrisoncomprises an analysis of the fundamental purposes and components of statements of case in civil litigation, before examining some nuances of statements of case in technology and construction litigation through the lens of three recent examples: (i) Standard Life Assurance Ltd v Gleeds (UK) and Others  EWHC 3419 (TCC);  EWCA Civ 1793; (ii) Martlet Homes Ltd v Mulalley & Co Ltd  EWHC 296 (TCC);  EWCA Civ 32; and (iii) USAF Nominee No 18 Ltd v Watkin Jones and Son Ltd  EWHC 3173 (TCC).
This event is free and online- preregistration is required. Please note, times listed are in GMT.
Callum has a busy commercial practice and specialises in disputes arising out of engineering, construction, energy, offshore and infrastructure projects. Acting as either sole counsel or junior counsel in larger legal teams, he is engaged in both international and domestic work and particularly relishes disputes involving complex engineering issues. Callum is a contributor toKeating on Construction Contractsand is familiar with all common standard forms, including the JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms.
Callum regularly represents clients in the High Court, County Court and in adjudications in his own right. He is currently being led in substantial multi-party TCC litigation and in several international arbitrations.
Callum is ranked in The Legal 500 as a ‘rising star’ (tier 1) in construction: “Callum is an exceptionally diligent counsel who focuses a great deal on preparation and achieves a quick grasp of the technical nature for work.”