Podcast: “IT Disputes – A Judge’s View” – given by The Hon. Mr Justice Ramsey – 19 October 2011

October 19, 2011

The Hon Mr Justice Ramsey
, Technology and Construction Court

Bill Molloy
, Partner, Technology Litigation, Teacher Stern

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The SCL IT Disputes Group presented a “not to be missed” event.    The Hon Mr Justice Ramsey, Head of the Technology and Construction Court (“TCC”) gave his view from the bench.

Whether you are a practising lawyer representing clients in the TCC, or work in-house and may find yourself involved in a dispute, this podcast will give you a view from the Judge’s perspective.

The talk includes:

Avoiding IT disputes

  • procurement methods
  • price and time estimation
  • requirements and solutions
  • forms of contract

Dealing with IT disputes

  • dispute avoidance panels
  • early neutral evaluation
  • mediation
  • arbitration and litigation

Procedural aspects of IT disputes

  • e-working
  • e-disclosure
  • expert evidence
  • proof of quantum

Learning lessons from IT cases

The Hon. Mr Justice Ramsey
Sir Vivian  Ramsey previously enjoyed a notable career in civil engineering. Gaining a degree in Engineering Science and Economics from Oriel College, Oxford, he worked with Ove Arup in both London and Libya.

He was called to the Bar, Middle Temple in 1979, joining Keating Chambers in 1981 and taking Silk in 1992. He was declared Construction Silk of the Year by Construction Design in 1992. He served as Bencher of Middle Temple in 2002 and as Head of Chambers (2002–2005). He was appointed to the High Court Bench Division in 2005. He is currently the judge in charge of the Technology and Construction Court.

Bill Molloy
Bill heads up the contentious side of the Technology and Communications Group at Teacher Stern, and specialises in “heavyweight” commercial, finance, technology and outsourcing dispute resolution which he has specialised in since approximately 1996.

Bill recently joined Teacher Stern from a large City law firm where he practised for 11 years, 6 of which were as a Partner.  Bill is a committee member in the IT Disputes Group at SCL and sits on the Technology and Construction Court Users Committee. 

CPD Accreditation for the related online CPD course to this podcast:
Under the Solicitors Regulation Authority CPD scheme the related online CPD course to this podcast is accredited with 1 hour.

Under the Barristers’ New and Established Practitioner Programmes, the related online CPD course to this podcast may be awarded CPD. The application is pending. The amount of CPD will be confirmed on this page as soon as accreditation is awarded.