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Modifications - Kerry Teahan, Carson McDowell

Modifications - Kerry Teahan, Carson McDowell After contract placement, how do you rescue the situation if a modification is substantial but you can't change contractor for economic and technical reasons?

Mental health - Ciara McLoughlin, DLA Piper

Mental health - Ciara McLoughlin, DLA Piper If you're facing short-term and sporadic absences because of mental health, how do you balance the competing considerations of support to the individual with business needs and HR objectives?

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard. Bevan Brittan

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan If you know a tender is low because of previous experience and have written to the tenderer but to no avail, how do you disqualify because of price?

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan If you know a tender is low because of previous experience and have written to the tenderer but to no avail, how do you disqualify because of price?

Cost budgeting - Jamie Carpenter QC- Hailsham Chambers

In light of Barts Health v Salmon, what - right now - amounts to a good reason for departing from a cost budget for the receiving party and the paying party?

GMP equalisation - Richard Hitchcock QC, Outer Temple Chambers

GMP equalisation - Richard Hitchcock QC, Outer Temple Chambers What is the correct approach - legal and practical - to unresolved GMP problems, such as (1) pensions tax implications, (2) gaps in data and (3) revisiting past activity?

Scheme governance - Mark Grant, CMS

Scheme governance - Mark Grant, CMS What are the latest Pensions Ombudsman's cases revealing about good practice and bad practice in scheme administration and trustee decision-making and the available remedies and defences?

Anti-suit injunctions - Sara Masters QC, 20 Essex Street

Anti-suit injunctions - Sara Masters QC, 20 Essex Street What is realistic and achievable when arguing for an anti-suit injunction where there is no contractual relationship between two parties? Has the “Chang Hang Guang Rong" moved the law?

Trustee duties - Henry Legge QC, 5 Stone Buildings

Trustee duties - Henry Legge QC, 5 Stone Buildings Is there a shift in the wind over the duties owed by trustees to scheme employers and scheme beneficiaries following the KeyMed litigation? What should trustees be doing to mitigate risk?

Burden of proof - Michael Collett QC, 20 Essex Street

Burden of proof - Michael Collett QC, 20 Essex Street With Volcafe invoked in virtually every cargo claim, what counts and what will sway the Court when trying to stop the burden of proof from shifting to the carrier?

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