OffshoreAlert 2022, London
This panel discussion is organised along the lines of the ‘BBC Question Time’ format with the panelists making some initial comments about the implications of the ‘ENRC v. Gerrard’ judgment and then answering questions from attendees.Among the topics to be addressed are:
- Is there a conflict of interest in a public authority acting as both investigator and prosecutor?
- What duty of care should an investigator have in respect of a. information and documentation they receive in the course of their investigation b.the preparation and preservation of internal meetings/discussions/memos?
- Should it make any difference whether the investigator is a private or public body?
- Is “fee churning” a problem in the legal and investigative professions?
- What role should a Compliance Group/Officer play in a) Internal investigations conducted by an organisation and b) Investigations conducted by lawyers on behalf of an organisation? c.investigations conducted by a public body?
- What role should a director/partner/employee who is the central figure in alleged wrongdoing play in a) Any internal investigation into that wrongdoing? and b) Any legal proceedings relating to that alleged wrongdoing?
- Gary Miller, Partner, Mishcon de Reya
- Helen Hatton, Central Associates
- Gareth Minty, Partner, Mishcon de Reya
- Johanna Walsh, Partner, Mishcon de Reya
- Alison MacDonald KC, Essex Court Chambers
- Lord Bernard Hogan-Howell QPM, ex Metropolitan Police Commissioner