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20/5/2015 - 2015-05-20
Country : UK (England and Wales)
City : London
Type : Dispute Resolution
Level of difficulty : Masterclass

Cost : £90 + VAT (£108) SCL members & £160 + VAT non-

SCL IT Disputes Masterclass: Dispute Resolution Clauses in IT and Outsourcing Contracts

<p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">Hosted and sponsored by&nbsp;<a style="text-decoration: none; color: #666666" href="http://www.nabarro.com/home/" target="_blank">Nabarro LLP&nbsp;<br /></a>@computersandlaw</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'"><strong>Chair: Iain Rutherford,</strong>&nbsp;Partner, Brodies&nbsp; LLP</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'"><strong>Speakers:<br />Lee Gluyas,</strong>&nbsp;Partner, Nabarro LLP<br /><strong>John Sturrock QC,</strong>&nbsp;Mediator, Core Solutions/Brick Court<br /><strong>Clive Freedman,</strong>&nbsp;Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">The dispute resolution procedure in an IT contract often includes an escalation process presenting the parties with a number of opportunities to resolve a dispute without commencing litigation or arbitration.&nbsp; When this works well, it allows the parties to resolve a dispute in a low-key manner, preserving their commercial relationship.&nbsp; However, when it works badly or is applied inappropriately it can delay the resolution of the dispute and increase the parties&#39; legal costs.</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">When negotiating a dispute resolution clause the parties should consider not only whether arbitration or litigation will be the appropriate formal procedure for the determination of disputes, but also whether they should allow for other processes such as mandatory mediation or expert determination, and whether different processes will be suitable for different types of dispute.</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">This event will explore:<br /><br />&bull;&nbsp;The structure of a DRP clause<br />&bull;&nbsp;The benefits of mandatory mediation prior to the commencement of formal&nbsp;proceedings<br />&bull;&nbsp;The role of expert determination in IT and outsourcing disputes<br />&bull;&nbsp;The respective benefits of arbitration and litigation<br />&bull;&nbsp;Should you have different procedures for different types of dispute?</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">This event will appeal to dispute resolution lawyers who act for clients on disputes arising out of failed or distressed projects and commercial lawyers who are involved in the drafting and negotiation of dispute resolution clauses.</p><p style="margin: 0em 0em 1em; font-family: arial, 'sans serif'">Select the link to read further and register.&nbsp;</p>


Web-link: http://www.scl.org/site.aspx?i=ev41031


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