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New Lawyers Group Conference

Programme

Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré – 75008 Paris

PLEASE NOTE THIS CONFERENCE IS ONLY OPEN TO LAWYERS WHO ARE QUALIFIED FOR 10 YEARS OR LESS

4.5 CPD hours

Thursday 14 March 2024

19:00-20:30

Welcome Drinks and pre-registration at JP Karsenty

JP Karsenty & Associés
6, Place de la République Dominicaine
75017 Paris

Kindly sponsored by JP Karsenty & Associés

Friday 15 March 2024

Cercle de l’Union Interalliée
33, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 Paris

Please note that a jacket and tie are mandatory for men in the salons, bar, dining room restaurant and the garden. Jeans and sneakers are not allowed.

09:00-09:15

Registration & coffee

09:15-09:30

Welcome and introduction

Pierre Hoffman – Bâtonnier de l’Ordre des avocats du Barreau de Paris, France
Rona Hayworth – Member of the NLG Board/Digby Brown, Scotland

Morning session Chair: Peter Hale – 12 King’s Bench Walk, England

09:30-10:15

Panel on emerging issues in PI Litigation

Panellists:

  • Karl Konrad Koenigs – Dolce Lauda, Germany
    “The recent development of the calculation of future lost income in Germany”
  • Stefana Popescu – Remus Robu Solicitors, England
    “Vulnerable clients: dealing with issues of physical & mental capacity”
  • Adam Rose – Leesfield Scolaro, USA
    “Airbnb liability and liability waivers”

10:15-10:45

A discussion about the revolution in Personal Injury Law in France with focus on psychological injuries caused by terrorist attacks

Speakers:

  • Introduction by Thomas Ricard – JP Karsenty, France
  • Supreme Court Judge Benoit Mornet, France
  • Camille Perrier – JP Karsenty, France

10:45-11:15

Coffee break – kindly sponsored by JP Karsenty & Associés

11:15-11:45

Civil liability in the age of AI

Speakers:

  • Pauline Chausson – Le Tutour Avocats, France
  • Solenn le Tutour – Le Tutour Avocats, France

11:45-12:30

Care/rehabilitation costs in personal injury claims

Panellists:

12:30-13:30

Lunch – kindly sponsored by Deka Chambers

13:30-14:45

Networking session chaired by Dr. Gabriela Lenarczyk, co-chair of the NLG Board, Poland
A game to connect and learn about each other’s specialisations

14:45-15:15

Coffee break – kindly sponsored by Van Teslaar Avocats

Afternoon session Chair: Aurélie van Dijk – co-chair of the NLG Board/Beer advocaten, Netherlands

15:15-16:15

Workshop on Expert Reports

  • Lorna Badham – Outer Temple Chambers, England
  • Conor Kennedy – Deka Chambers, England

16:15-16:45

Negotiations principles, skills and strategies

Speakers:

16:45-17:00

Closing Remarks and NLG AGM

Nathaniel Martindale, Member of the NLG Board/Irwin Mitchell, England
Ana Romero Porro – PEOPIL President/Astrom Legal, Spain

Evening programme, kindly arranged by JP Karsenty

Extra registration required, no additional costs (see registration form)

20:00 Dinner, including wine at
Trattoria Marcella
1 Boulevard de Courcelles
75008 Paris

Welcome drinks kindly sponsored by Ben Dominguez Injury Lawyers

Registration is closed now. Please email Philippine Bax for a place on the waiting list.

Many thanks to our sponsors:

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Sponsor of the  dinner on Friday evening 15 March