Seminars

As recognised experts in their field, our members are frequently invited to speak at conferences, seminars and industry events, both nationally and internationally.

We regularly provide in-house training and presentations for client-focused business development events, on a wide range of topics across our specialist areas. We are happy to tailor both the content and format to meet our clients specific requirements and would be very happy to discuss any specific requirements you may have.

As we devise seminars for our current programme they will be published here. Please contact us if you would like further information and to book a seminar.

Upcoming Seminars:


Past Seminars:

Supplytime 2017: Evolution or Revolution? - Thursday 6 July

BIMCO approved its long-awaited revision of the leading offshore charterparty form Supplytime on 6th June 2017. One of BIMCO’s most popular forms, Supplytime is used for a diverse range of tasks in...

Thu, 06 July, 2017

Quadrant Chambers Annual Summer Shipping Seminar

Quadrant Chambers held its Annual Summer Shipping Seminar on Wednesday 7 June 2017 at Quadrant Chambers (Quadrant House, 10 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AU) The seminar, chaired by Simon Rainey...

Wed, 07 June, 2017

“Brexit means ... for English jurisdiction and choice of law clauses? by Michael McParland

Much of the international legal business in London’s courts is founded upon parties’ choice of English jurisdiction and English law; areas of private international law that are currently governed...

Thu, 11 May, 2017

Energy Disputes: Lawyering Your Way to a Solution

Quadrant Chambers invites you to attend its Annual Energy Disputes Seminar on Wednesday 26th April 2017 which, with the generous co-operation of CMS, will be held in the CMS Academy at their offices...

Wed, 26 April, 2017

International Arbitration: Maximising Outcomes…

Quadrant Chambers presents an event focussed on International Arbitration. The structured panel session will be of particular interest to those in the region, delivered  by a panel of well-known...

Mon, 06 March, 2017

Upstream Oil & Gas Disputes

Quadrant Chambers invites you to attend this unique two day conference, taking place at the Kensington Close Hotel, London W8, which we are proud to sponsor. Lionel Persey QC and Nigel Cooper...

Tue, 24 January, 2017

“Developments & Challenges in International Commercial & Investment Treaty Arbitration – Insights from leading International Arbitration Practitioners”

Simon Kverndal QC will be amongst the speakers at a conference on “Developments & Challenges in International Commercial & Investment Treaty Arbitration – Insights from leading...

Sat, 21 January, 2017

Arbitrator insights: What persuades…

Quadrant Chambers will be hosting on the 29th November the latest in a series of events focussed on International Arbitration, which will bring together a number of well-known practitioners and Arbitrators...

Tue, 29 November, 2016

From Calm Seas to Rough Waters: New Solutions and New Problems in Shipping Law

Quadrant Chambers will be hosting a selection of topical presentations, taking place at the Piraeus Marine Club on the afternoon of 17th November. The talks will be CPD accredited and will be followed by...

Thu, 17 November, 2016

Quadrant Chambers Commodities Seminar

.Quadrant Chambers will be hosting a seminar on 29th September, which will address topical issues of breach and damages, with special reference to commodities cases. The event will be CPD-accredited...

Thu, 29 September, 2016

“Catch me if you can” - fraudulent insurance claims after Versloot and the 2015 Act

In Versloot Dredging v Gerling (The Merwestone) the Supreme Court held that the use of “collateral lies” does not lead to forfeiture of insurance claims.  On Wednesday 21st September, Tom...

Wed, 21 September, 2016

Summer Shipping and Trade Seminar: Recent Appellate Decisions

This summer will see a crop of important appellate decisions on shipping and trade related matters, starting this Wednesday, 11 May, with the handing down of the decisions of the Supreme Court in both The...

Tue, 05 July, 2016

13th Beaumont International Aviation Conference

Rob Lawson QC will be amongst the speakers at this annual two day event, taking place at The Grange St Paul's Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London EC4, on 22nd & 23rd June 2016. A copy of...

Wed, 22 June, 2016

Ninth Annual McGill University/ PEOPIL Conference on Aviation Law & Insurance

Rob Lawson QC will be amongst the speakers at this all day event, taking place at The Hub - Edinburgh's Festival Centre, Castlehill, Edinburgh, on 20th May 2016. A copy of the programme...

Fri, 20 May, 2016

Shipping Dangerous Cargo

Burgoynes and Quadrant Chambers together hosted a seminar discussing the technical and legal issues surrounding the shipping of dangerous cargo. Neil Sanders from Burgoynes spoke about several...

Thu, 28 April, 2016

Energy in a Cold Climate: Current Issues in Upstream Oil & Gas Disputes

Quadrant Chambers hosted the above seminar by specialist Energy Disputes professionals reflecting on key stress points in offshore contracts Topics covered included:- An overview of current contract...

Thu, 21 April, 2016

A dialogue: W(h)ither ICSID jurisdiction?

Quadrant Chambers hosted a dialogue between investment treaty arbitration practitioners who lead the field in their generations, who considered the topic of “W(h)ither ICSID jurisdiction”. The...

Mon, 18 April, 2016

Quadrant Chambers/HFW Mock Arbitration, Geneva

Quadrant Chambers together with HFW hosted a mock arbitration at the Swissôtel Métropole, 34 Quai General Guisan, Geneva. This year's moot topic followed a trade finance theme. The...

Tue, 23 February, 2016

IATA Legal Symposium 2016

Rob Lawson QC was one of the moderators at the IATA Legal Symposium, which took place in Barcelona between 17th and 19th February 2016. Further details can be found here.

Wed, 17 February, 2016

Shipping Disputes: Shaping New Cases into Solution-Focused Advice for Clients

Simon Kverndal QC and Chirag Karia QC were amongst the speakers at this all day event, which took place at The Caledonian Club, London SW1. Details of the presentations can be found via...

Tue, 02 February, 2016

Royal Courts of Justice Court Day

Poonam Melwani QC co-presented a talk with The Honourable Mr Justice Leggatt, as part of the annual ‘Court Day’ organised by Ince & Co for the Lloyds Marine Under 35’s Insurance Group....

Thu, 28 January, 2016

The Contractual Allocation of Risk

Tim Marland was a key note speaker at this half day seminar, hosted by the Royal Aeronautical Sociey. Further details can be found here.

Tue, 26 January, 2016

From Load Port to Discharge Port: charting a course through current legal issues

Quadrant Chambers presented a selection of topical presentations at the Piraeus Marine Club in Greece, on the afternoon of 19th November 2015. The talks were presented by Robert Thomas QC and...

Thu, 19 November, 2015

OW Bunkers: sale or no sale?

Stephen Cogley Q.C and Liisa Lahti examined this recent Court of Appeal judgment, described by Lloyd’s List as “the most spectacular shipping legal imbroglio so far this century”,...

Wed, 11 November, 2015

Procedural plays for substantive goals in international arbitration: old lessons & recent developments

Quadrant Chambers presented a panel discussion by London-based international arbitration professionals reflecting, in light of both their experience and principles, on the way in which procedural decisions...

Wed, 30 September, 2015

"Standard"? or Haphazard?: Learning the Lessons from Recent Decisions on GAFTA and FOSFA Standard Clauses

Quadrant Chambers presented a topical discussion of some of the more problematic GAFTA and FOSFA Standard Clauses in the light of recent cases and awards, with a debate of available and appropriate...

Wed, 16 September, 2015