Breakfast Learning at 33 Chancery Lane

Chambers is launching a major new series of lectures for 2012, designed to enable you to learn about key legal topics from our experts, earn your CPD and have breakfast – all before getting to the office for a day’s work.

Our spring/summer series of breakfast seminars will cover the Civil Implications of the Bribery Act 2010.

All seminars will take place from 8:00-09:30am at 33 Chancery Lane and will be followed by refreshments.  They’ll also be accredited with a CPD point and there will be opportunities to question the panel.

On Friday 20 April 2012 we’ll hold the first interactive seminar on the Civil Implications of Breaching the Bribery Act 2010, chaired by Mark Rainsford QC

Our speakers will cover the following issues:

Civil Consequences of Corruption – Mark Rainsford QC and David Lorello of Steptoe & Johnson LLP

  • Potential litigants: claimants and defendants
  • Causes of action
  • Measure of damages
  • Public law versus criminal law remedies
  • Implications for errant or negligent company directors

Civil Recovery Following a Breach – Kennedy Talbot

  • Negotiated settlements
  • The proper target of civil recovery
  • Defences
  • Exceptions for legal costs

 Associated Money Laundering – Abigail Coghill-Smith 

  • Criminal property
  • Cleansing of criminal property
  • Reporting obligations for lawyers

 Places are limited. If you’d like to join us then please email Sophie Collier ( or Martin Adams ( to reserve your place.

 We look forward to seeing you.