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Webinar: Commercial litigation update 2018 (OnDemand)

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Join Maura McIntosh for an update on key developments for commercial litigators in 2018.

This webinar is inclusive to Civil Litigation Section members. By attending, you will gain an understanding of important developments affecting commercial litigators over the past 12 months.

Originally broadcast on 31 October 2018, the session covers developments in a range of important areas including:

  • disclosure and privilege
  • non-party access to documents
  • service of claims
  • Part 36 and settlement
  • costs and funding.


Maura McIntosh is a professional support consultant in the dispute resolution team at Herbert Smith Freehills, providing technical advice to clients and colleagues on issues of both substantive law and court procedure.

A general commercial litigator by background, her particular areas of interest include privilege, costs and funding issues, class actions, contract law and conflict of laws. She publishes regularly on those issues and delivers training sessions both internally and to clients.

Maura is an editor of the firm’s ‘Litigation notes’ blog and also edits the firm’s online privilege and jurisdiction materials and its contract disputes practical guides series. She has been a member of a number of Civil Justice Council working groups, including in relation to damages-based agreements and concurrent expert evidence.

Maura is one of the general editors and co-authors of Class Actions in England and Wales (Sweet & Maxwell, 2018)O.

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