CYK Senior associate recently spoke at the Legal Week Trusts and Estates Litigation Forum
19 March 2019: Senior associate Sam Roberts recently spoke at the Legal Week Trusts and Estates Litigation Forum in Girona, Spain on ‘Game Theory and Psychology in Trust Litigation’, alongside Jessica Henson, a senior associate at BCLP. Their talk covered
- The application of behavioural economics principles to litigation
- Avoiding misleading and impressionistic information to assess prospects in a more logical and mathematically sound manner
- Exploiting and avoiding loss aversion in settlement
- Exploring fairness as a limit to the predictive powers of game theory
Sam has also applied his interest in psychology to creating a survey to test respondents’ predictive abilities, taking the possible Brexit outcomes as examples. If you are interested in participating on an anonymised basis then please click here.