Social Media - Jennifer Millins, Mishcon de Reya
Using grey area examples, where is the line between an employee's personal life and bringing the organisation into disrepute, e.g. inappropriate comments or behaviour on Facebook or TikTok?
Variations - David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers
Supported by case-law and practical examples, how do you control - and overcome - difficulties with variations omissions clauses? What can you push the court to do?
Conditions precedent - Steven Walker QC, Atkin Chambers
Where is the contractual wriggle room over conditions precedents, e.g. being timed out of adjudications, late submissions of final accounts, claims for EoT?
Fitness for purpose - David Pliener, Hardwicke
How far can you push the boundaries of design obligations, implied terms of fitness for purpose and causation, and with what implications for insurance cover?
Exclusion - Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Hogan Lovells
When can you be confident in applying the mandatory and discretionary exclusion grounds, particularly "prior contract breaches" and corruption convictions?
Long-term absence - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn
Weighing up the risk-based pros and cons, at what point do you dismiss if sick certs are arriving every month, giving no indication of a return to work, and there is no engagement with the company doctor?