Exoneration Clauses - Christopher Tidmarsh QC, 5 Stone Buildings (Pensions Law, London, 08.03.16) How can trustees protect themselves from negligence claims in relation to DC investments, especially default options - bearing in mind what the legislation says about relying on exhoneration clauses?
Correction - Nicolas Stallworthy QC, Outer Temple Chambers (Pensions Law, London, 08.03.16) Where is the line beyond which you cannot use corrective interpretation? Are the courts being more liberal or less in their approach to corrective interpretation? Are there any short cuts to rectification?
Proportionality - James Goudie QC, 11 KBW (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Is proportionality becoming a part of domestic public law and introducing factors such as suitability or appropriateness, necessity and the balance or imbalance of benefits and disadvantages? How can you argue proportionality in Judicial Review if no HRA right is in play?
Human Rights Act - Paul Bowen QC, Brick Court Chambers (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Are the cases saying that the common law is the first and only port of call for Judicial Review because it achieves the same and has the same underlying principles as the Convention? To what extent are the courts reverting to the common law?
Duty to Consult - Richard Clayton QC, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Under the duty to consult, what does a decision-maker have to say to consultees about alternative options, with reference to the common law duty of procedural fairness? Do you start from scratch If your consultation is found to be unlawful? Is Moseley being distinguished out of existence?
Bank Mellat  - Richard Gordon QC, Brick Court Chambers (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) How can you judge the difference between the standard of review and the intensity of review, with reference to Lord Sumption's four questions and the margin you give the primary decision-maker?
Variations - Steven Green, Irwin Mitchell (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) What can you do when you have overrun a CMO but not sought to review prospectively? How can you persuade the court to agree an amendment?
Proportionality - Richard Wilkinson, Temple Garden Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) How can you argue proportionality at assessment so as to avert a problem (with examples of successes and failures, cases such as QPR, difficulties experienced and overcome and unexpected issues or arguments deployed)?