Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Personal injury legal training

APIL is going virtual

To tackle ongoing uncertainty, and with everyone’s health and safety at heart, all APIL conferences, courses, and group meetings will be virtual to the end of 2020. This page will be continually updated as and when we convert our events to virtual platforms – please therefore bookmark the page or email training@apil.org.uk for further details on events that are still in transition.

16 Jul
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Do not get struck out and lose QOCS! (LIVE WEBINAR)
The potential loss of QOCS protection if a claim is stuck out, has led to defendants more frequently making strike out applications.   It is, accordingly, essential that claimant practitioners...
Presented by: John McQuater
Do not get struck out and lose QOCS! (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-07-16T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Jul
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Periodical payments and provisional damages: Law, practice and the key cases (LIVE WEBINAR)
Periodical payments and provisional damages have been a part of the legal landscape for some time now.    A knowledge of the law, procedure and key cases is essential to any practitioner...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Periodical payments and provisional damages: Law, practice and the key cases (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-07-17T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Jul
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Claims for medical expenses, care and work around the home (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the law and practice relating to the costs of medical treatment, care and loss of ability to do work around the home.   It covers the difficulties quantifying care in...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Claims for medical expenses, care and work around the home (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-07-23T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

28 Jul
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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APIL quarterly review 2020 - 3rd quarter (FREE webinar)
This webinar will update you on everything you need to know about the work APIL is currently doing to support our members, and to continue to campaign for injured people. The session, presented by APIL...
Presented by: Mike Benner & Sam Elsby
APIL quarterly review 2020 - 3rd quarter (FREE webinar) 2020-07-28T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

6 Aug
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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When the sky falls in: what to do when things go wrong in litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
At some time in their career every lawyer will make a mistake of some kind.   Very little is taught about how to deal with those mistakes and the practical steps that can be taken to rectify...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
When the sky falls in: what to do when things go wrong in litigation (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-08-06T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Aug
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Deductions from damages and mitigation of loss (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at those matters that could reduce the damages a claimant receives in a personal injury case, looking firstly at deductions from damages (outside the CRU regime) and then at issues...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Deductions from damages and mitigation of loss (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-08-11T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Aug
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Mediation on-line in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
Long standing APIL members Paul Balen and Brian Dawson are also directors of Trust Mediation, providers of specialist mediators for personal injury and clinical negligence disputes. In this...
Presented by: Paul Balen & Brian Dawson
Mediation on-line in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-08-14T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Sep
On-demand
On-demand
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Personal injury update - spring 2020 (ON-DEMAND FULL DAY TRAINING COURSE)
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, APIL regrettably had to cancel the majority of the ‘Spring PI update’ series.   However, we are delighted to announce that the course is now available to...
Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - spring 2020 (ON-DEMAND FULL DAY TRAINING COURSE) 2020-09-01T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Sep
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Pleading (statements of case) for personal injury lawyers (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by Gordon Exall, looks at the essential rules and guidance that personal injury lawyers must know when drafting, or reviewing statements of case. What should be on the claim...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Pleading (statements of case) for personal injury lawyers (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-09-03T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Sep
Venue TBC
Edinburgh
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-07T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

15 Sep
Venue TBC
Birmingham
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-15T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

16 Sep
Venue TBC
Nottingham
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-16T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Sep
VIRTUAL EVENT
APIL asbestos conference 2020
APIL asbestos conference 2020
In response to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the worldwide covid-19 pandemic, we are very excited to announce that, for the first time ever, APIL's annual asbestos conference will now be...
APIL asbestos conference 2020 2020-09-17T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Sep
Venue TBC
Leeds
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Clinical negligence update 2020
This course will bring you fully up-to-date on all the important developments clinical practitioners need to know about in 2020. Like APIL’s hugely popular “PI update” series, but...
Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Clinical negligence update 2020 2020-09-17T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Sep
Venue TBC
Blackpool
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-22T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Sep
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-23T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

24 Sep
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Portals, protocols and fast track 2020
This is an essential course for anyone running fast track personal injury claims which looks at every stage from entering the claim into the most appropriate protocol, through the protocol stages and CPR,...
Presented by: John McQuater
Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 2020-09-24T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Sep
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: Gordon Exall & Hilary Wetherell
Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure and compassion 2020 2020-09-29T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Sep
Venue TBC
Swansea
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Presented by: John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-29T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Sep
Venue TBC
Dorchester
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Presented by: Brett Dixon
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-09-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Oct
Venue TBC
Gatwick
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-10-01T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Oct
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: Gordon Exall & Hilary Wetherell
Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure and compassion 2020 2020-10-01T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

5 Oct
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Accidents at work 2020
Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law...
Presented by: Cenric Clement-Evans & Brett Dixon
Accidents at work 2020 2020-10-05T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Oct
Venue TBC
Nottingham
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Accidents at work 2020
Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law...
Presented by: Cenric Clement-Evans
Accidents at work 2020 2020-10-07T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Oct
VIRTUAL EVENT
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2020
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2020
In response to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the covid-19 pandemic, APIL has now made the difficult decision to move this event onto a fully virtual platform.  Further details on how...
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2020 2020-10-08T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 500.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Oct
Montague Hotel
London
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Accidents at work 2020
Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law...
Presented by: Cenric Clement-Evans & Brett Dixon
Accidents at work 2020 2020-10-12T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Oct
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Clinical negligence update 2020
This course will bring you fully up-to-date on all the important developments clinical practitioners need to know about in 2020. Like APIL’s hugely popular “PI update” series, but...
Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Clinical negligence update 2020 2020-10-12T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Oct
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Making serious injury litigation work for all stakeholders (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield , and Helen Kanczes, Senior Associate of Clyde and Co, Manchester will...
Presented by: Helen Kanczes & David Withers
Making serious injury litigation work for all stakeholders (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-10-14T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Oct
Venue TBC
London
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Legal training for expert witnesses 2020
This course will include the latest case law developments on written questions to experts; covert recording of medical examinations, and why the expert in Thimmaya v Lancashire NHS Foundation Trust...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Legal training for expert witnesses 2020 2020-10-14T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 315.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

16 Oct
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Costs update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-10-16T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

21 Oct
Venue TBC
Bristol
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Clinical negligence update 2020
This course will bring you fully up-to-date on all the important developments clinical practitioners need to know about in 2020. Like APIL’s hugely popular “PI update” series, but...
Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Clinical negligence update 2020 2020-10-21T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Oct
Venue TBC
London
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Portals, protocols and fast track 2020
This is an essential course for anyone running fast track personal injury claims which looks at every stage from entering the claim into the most appropriate protocol, through the protocol stages and CPR,...
Presented by: John McQuater
Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 2020-10-22T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Oct
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
Dental negligence - what you really need to know in 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-10-23T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

26 Oct
Venue TBC
Belfast
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Accidents at work 2020
Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law...
Presented by: Brett Dixon
Accidents at work 2020 2020-10-26T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Oct
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2020! (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-10-27T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Oct
Venue TBC
London
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Clinical negligence update 2020
This course will bring you fully up-to-date on all the important developments clinical practitioners need to know about in 2020. Like APIL’s hugely popular “PI update” series, but...
Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Clinical negligence update 2020 2020-10-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

2 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-02T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Nov
Venue TBC
Exeter
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-03T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Nov
Venue TBC
Bristol
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-04T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Nov
Venue TBC
Liverpool
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-10T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Nov
Venue TBC
Sheffield
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-11T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Nov
Venue TBC
Newcastle
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-12T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

13 Nov
VIRTUAL EVENT
APIL abuse conference 2020
APIL abuse conference 2020
In response to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the worldwide covid-19 pandemic, we are very excited to announce that, for the first time ever, APIL's annual abuse conference is now going...
APIL abuse conference 2020 2020-11-13T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

19 Nov
VIRTUAL EVENT
APIL
APIL's 30th anniversary conference
In response to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the covid-19 pandemic, APIL has now made the difficult decision to move this event onto a fully virtual platform.  Further details on how...
APIL's 30th anniversary conference 2020-11-19T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 500.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Nov
Venue TBC
Belfast
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Presented by: Brett Dixon
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-23T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Nov
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Mike Benner & Sam Elsby
APIL quarterly review 2020 - 4th quarter (FREE webinar) 2020-11-25T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Nov
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: John McQuater
Advanced procedure and tactics 2020 2020-11-25T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

26 Nov
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: John McQuater
Quantum for clinical negligence lawyers 2020 2020-11-26T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Procedure update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-27T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Nov
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 2020-11-27T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2020? (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Dec
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: John McQuater
Advanced procedure and tactics 2020 2020-12-01T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

2 Dec
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: John McQuater
Quantum for clinical negligence lawyers 2020 2020-12-02T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Dec
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence advanced 2020 2020-12-03T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Dec
Venue TBC
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
In 2020, we are delighted to be returning to London with APIL’s fifth 'Accidents abroad conference'. This packed one-day programme will see leading and specialist practitioners...
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020 2020-12-03T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Dec
Venue TBC
London
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Client care 2020
This course will illustrate how to place your client at the centre of your practice and achieve the very best outcome for you both. The course will cover: How does the SRA outcomes-focused...
Presented by: Frances McCarthy
Client care 2020 2020-12-04T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Dec
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence - the basics - law and procedure for investigating clinical negligence claims 2020 2020-12-07T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Venue TBC
Manchester
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Legal training for case managers
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has been fighting for the rights of injured people for almost 30 years. A not-for-profit campaign organisation, APIL’s 3,300 member lawyers (mainly...
Presented by: Warren Collins & Neil Sugarman
Legal training for case managers 2020-12-08T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 240.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

9 Dec
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence - the basics - law and procedure for investigating clinical negligence claims 2020 2020-12-09T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Dec
Venue TBC
London
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Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence advanced 2020 2020-12-10T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Costs update - winter 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-11T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Jan
Venue TBC
Cardiff
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Presented by: John McQuater
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 (in-house) 2021-01-12T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

About APIL training

Continuing professional development is essential to keep personal injury lawyers equipped with sufficient legal knowledge, understanding and skills to run their caseload competently.

APIL accredits offices to run their legal training in-house, accredits certain courses run by other providers and barristers’ chambers, and also runs its own programme of over 120 training events nationwide - see below.

To maintain APIL’s high quality standards, all accredited legal training is carefully monitored and the feedback scrutinised by APIL’s training & accreditation committee and executive.


Accredited CPD

Accredited members can accrue up to 10 CPD hours out of the 16 accredited hours required to maintain accredited status via distance learning.


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