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Consumer Law Update Conference Nov 17

26 November

On 23rd November 2017, Gough Square Chambers held a ‘Consumer Law Update’ conference. Simon Popplewell gave a caselaw update on unfair terms and CPUT; Kevin de Haan QC spoke on whether gamblers are adequately protected from unfair trading practices; Jason Freeman from the Competition and Markets Authority spoke on its recent work;  Daniel Brayley discussed […]

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Charging the right defendant, time limits and disclosure

11 July

These slides are from a presentation by Bryan Lewin, Iain MacDonald, Michael Coley and Robin Kingham at the 2017 Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference in Harrogate.

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Rogue Landlords

11 July

These slides are from a presentation by Bryan Lewin, Cameron Crowe and Daniel Brayley at the 2017 Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference in Harrogate.

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Product Recall

11 July

These slides are from a presentation by Jonathan Kirk QC and Alison Lambert at the 2017 Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference in Harrogate.

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Brexit Conference Slides

21 April

On 20 April 2017, Gough Square Chambers held a conference on the potential impact of Brexit on consumer law; the slides can be accessed via the link below. Brexit Conference Slides

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Pricing Practices Guide

12 December

These slides are from a presentation on the Pricing Practices Guide. After an initial overview, the presentation covers volume offers, ‘was/now’ pricing, price establishment, comparative advertising, subscriptions and the use of the word “free”. The presentation was given by Jonathan Kirk QC, Jonathan Goulding, Anna Medvinskaia and Daniel Brayley.

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MCD Conference 2016

14 October
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A High Court Challenge for Primary Authorities

15 July

Greggs TSI These slides are from a presentation by Jonathan Kirk QC and Anna Medvinskaia at the 2016 Trading Standards Institute conference in Telford.

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PoCA Confiscation

15 July

POCA for TSI These slides are from a presentation by Ruth Bala and Lee Finch at the 2016 Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference in Telford.

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The Green Deal

15 July

Green Deal or No Deal These slides are from a presentation by Kate Urell and Lee Finch at the 2015 Trading Standards Institute conference in Bournemouth. The presentation covers renewable energy schemes and their impact on Trading Standards, the “Green Deal”, Feed in Tariffs, the Renewable Heat Incentive and industry specific consumer codes.

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