The Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 seeks to protect us from avoidable dangers within the environments around us but it can apply to different situations in very different ways, including the 1984 addition in respect of "trespassers" and the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013.
DWF LLP is an international legal business with specialism in defending personal injury claims.
At this event we can discuss and provide clear and proactive advice which goes beyond claims handling to increase your understanding of one the key pieces of legislation in insurance claims and develop your ability to assess the strengths of claims at an earlier stage.
There will also be opportunities to meet with experts from DWF LLP and Crown Office Chambers after to ask any questions.
14:30 Registration and refreshments
17:00 Networking drinks
Peter Morton, Barrister, Cown Office Chambers will be providing a workshop on aspects of the Occupier's Liability Act in "Trouble at Calamity Farm"
Edward Broome, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers will explore the risks of slipping on snow and ice and the duties owed in Public Liability and Employer's Liability Claims for these vested with control in "Slip Control and the Art of Gripping."
Mark Armitage, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers will examine the duties owed by landlords of defective premises with a particular emphasis on knowledge and foreseeability in "A lessor obligation?"