Join this webinar for an update on key developments for commercial litigators over the past 12 months.

Broadcasting on Thursday 8 October 2020 between 12.30pm and 1.30pm, this webinar is inclusive to Civil Litigation Section members.

What will the webinar cover?

The webinar will cover developments in a range of important areas including:

  • disclosure and privilege
  • relief from sanctions
  • witness and expert evidence
  • service of claims
  • Part 36 and settlement
  • costs and funding


Maura McIntosh

Maura McIntosh, professional support consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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 these 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). She is also an editor of the ‘White Book’ (Civil Procedure, Sweet & Maxwell) in relation to conflicts of laws.