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David Sears QC presents “Who is my neighbour?”

On Tuesday 19th September, David Sears QC of Crown Office Chambers will be presenting a seminar for The Society of Construction Law, the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

A talk in which David Sears QC (who acted for the successful Respondents) considers the implications of the decision of the Court of Appeal in Lejonvarn v Mr & Mrs Burgess [2017] EWCA 254 concerning a professional consultant who was found to have owed a duty of care in tort for gratuitous services performed for friends.

David is widely recognised as a leading practitioner in commercial dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on professional indemnity, construction and engineering, energy and utilities, information technology and insurance law. He has represented a wide range of clients including multinational corporations, government entities, professional advisers and individuals both in the UK and abroad.

As an advocate, David has many years of experience in the Technology and Construction Court, the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal. He has advised and acted for clients in international arbitrations under ICC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules as well as in relation to all kinds of domestic disputes. He is an accredited adjudicator and regularly advises on both the conduct of adjudication and the enforcement of adjudicator’s decisions, advising on tactics, preparing statements of case and even appearing at the hearings.

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