Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
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Personal injury on-demand legal training

Personal injury on-demand training

If you have missed an event or are unable to view APIL training live on the day, all APIL events are recorded and available for six months from the date of delivery. With a variety of knowledgeable speakers, APIL on-demand learning is accessible via the web, streamed directly to your computer, or downloaded to your mobile device in either video or audio mp3 format whichever you prefer. Personal injury on-demand training is also a convenient way of topping up your CPD hours to maintain your accreditation.

On-demand training

Our on-demand training is typically available for six months after the live online event, but we do suggest that you check that the content is still relevant before signing up

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Expert witness training: How to write a good CV
This webinar will explore the form and content of a litigation expert's CV and why it should be different from one for a job application. We will also examine why a CV is important for an expert...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 26 Jan 2022

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Baby loss: The essentials that you need to know
This one-hour session will review the essential knowledge a fee earner needs to have in order to investigate baby loss claims.  The session will look at the rise of maternity claims and the media...
Natalie Cosgrove
Webinar
Publication date: 21 Jan 2022

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Avoiding procedural pitfalls in personal injury litigation
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The problem areas for personal injury litigation – where things go wrong and why Key time...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 20 Jan 2022

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Current issues and hot topics: A discussion with members of APIL's Executive Committee (EC)
***APIL MEMBERS ONLY*** Following on from the success of our first meeting with members of APIL's Executive Committee in July, we are pleased to announce that three webinars have been scheduled for...
Sam Elsby & Jill Greenfield & John Michael Imperato & John McQuater & Suzanne Trask
Free webinar
Publication date: 17 Jan 2022

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Trial bundles in a post Covid landscape
Preparing for trial can be daunting.  One key part on such preparation, is the trial bundle.   Whilst it remains to be seen whether paper bundles will become a thing of the past, this webinar...
Amey Welch
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Jan 2022

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Avoiding problems with limitation and making a Section 33 application
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Recent cases on limitation The major problem areas of limitation Avoiding problems with...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Jan 2022

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Essential negligence, public liability and occupiers liability case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update for autumn 2021 on negligence, public liability and occupiers liability covering: Insurance policies and avoidance of liability What test will the court...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 16 Dec 2021

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Insolvency for personal injury lawyers
This webinar provides guidance on issues of insolvency for the personal injury practitioner. It looks at the position when the claimant is bankrupt, or subject to the insolvency provisions and then looks...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 16 Dec 2021

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Maximising rehabilitation gains in traumatic brain injury cases
This webinar explores the vital importance of early intervention and bespoke and meaningful rehabilitation in catastrophic brain injury cases.  Sarah Griggs, Partner at Irwin Mitchell and...
Sarah Griggs & Mark Holloway
Webinar
Publication date: 15 Dec 2021

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Dealing with psychosomatic and functional symptoms in personal injury litigation
This webinar will explore some of the complexities that arise in cases involving psychosomatic or functional disorders.  Such cases give rise to a number of legal, medical, evidential and practical...
Richard Geraghty
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Dec 2021

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Clinical negligence update - autumn 2021
This webinar will bring you all the very latest for latest for clinical negligence practitioners in 2021 including: Breach of duty Causation Psychiatric injury Loss of...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Dec 2021

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Road traffic accidents: Essential case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update on road traffic accidents for autumn 2021 covering: Contributory negligence Highway authorities Ice and inclement weather Signage Burden of...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Dec 2021

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Whiplash, mixed injuries and tariff injuries and the valuation problem: Help us help you with seeking a Court of Appeal authority answering that question
The implementation by the government of the Official Injuries Claims Portal has happened. One of the outstanding problems is how a court will approach the valuation of injuries where there is a tariff or...
David Bott & Susan Brown & Brett Dixon & Mark Harvey
Free webinar
Publication date: 13 Dec 2021

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A comprehensive guide to running a successful asbestos claim 2021
This intensive one-day course is aimed at trainees and practitioners wanting to re-skill themselves in this highly technical area of industrial disease practice so they can master the intricacies of...
Daniel Easton & Stephen Glynn
One-day training course
Publication date: 10 Dec 2021

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Contributory negligence recent cases and their practical relevance
After looking at the general principles relating to contributory negligence this webinar reviews recent decisions in relation to contributory negligence. This webinar, presented by experienced and...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 9 Dec 2021

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Accidents at work: the latest
Presented by APIL's joint vice president, Brett Dixon, this virtual event will teach you about the latest developments in employers liability case law this year.  Join us for an in depth...
Brett Dixon
One-day training course
Publication date: 8 Dec 2021

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Costs update 2021 - final quarter
The webinar, presented by APIL vice president Brett Dixon and Gary Barker will cover: Offset of costs against costs Fundamental dishonesty and genuine belief Part 36 enhanced interest on...
Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 6 Dec 2021

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Applications and interlocutory hearings: a practitioner’s guide
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Knowing the rules in relation to applications Evidence in support Cases that help (and those that...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 2 Dec 2021

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Procedure update - autumn 2021
This webinar will bring you right up to date on key procedural topics for personal injury practitioners including:  Service – the latest pitfalls on electronic service Pre-action...
Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 1 Dec 2021

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Anti-money laundering for litigators - does it apply to you in 2021?
This webinar, presented by knowlegeable speaker, Michael Pace, will cover: The 2017 regulations The 2018 'Practice Note' MLRO and AML compliance officers Client due...
Michael Pace
Webinar
Publication date: 26 Nov 2021

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Lessons for experts: Reported cases 2020/2021
The Judiciary are becoming more critical of experts where they fall below the appropriate standards, and recent reported cases highlight these and also give guidance to experts not only on what not to do...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

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Proving damages
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall looks at the challenges facing practitioners having to prove damages at trial. It looks at those cases where claimants...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

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Lawyer resilience, empowerment and expertise
The key professions of law, psychology and medicine all require a high level of communication, logical thinking and behavioural ‘bias for action’. Professor Koch discusses the key practical...
Hugh C H Koch
Webinar
Publication date: 24 Nov 2021

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Understanding psychological evidence in personal injury reports
Having instructed an expert to provide psychological evidence and opinion, the lawyer has the unenviable task of both understanding the language and opinion of the expert and also explain this to their...
Hugh C H Koch
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Nov 2021

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Disclosure and documentary evidence
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The claimant’s duty of disclosure What are “documents”? The difference between a...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 19 Nov 2021

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Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure and compassion 2021
This course will be delivered by experienced practitioner Hilary Wetherell, a partner at Irwin Mitchell, and barrister Gordon Exall, author of APIL's 'Guide to Fatal Accidents' and...
Gordon Exall & Hilary Wetherell
One-day training course
Publication date: 12 Nov 2021

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Stress at work claims - The minefield of the modern workplace in 2021
This webinar will focus on stress at work claims with a view to providing all delegates with a solid understanding of the field both legally, and practically. There will be an in depth discussion ranging...
Liam Ryan
Webinar
Publication date: 11 Nov 2021

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Surveillance evidence in personal injury cases
This webinar deals with practice and procedure in relation to the production of surveillance evidence in personal injury cases and looks at: A detailed look at the rules and cases on...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 4 Nov 2021

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APIL Headline News - November 2021
We’ve been listening to your feedback about our quarterly review webinar and have developed a completely new approach to the way we keep you updated about APIL’s work. Just sign up to our free...
Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
Free webinar
Publication date: 3 Nov 2021

Child brain injury conference: Held in association with The Children
Child brain injury conference: Held in association with The Children's Trust
APIL is delighted to be working in conjunction with The Children's Trust on our very first 'Child brain injury conference'. This event will be taking place on a fully virtual platform...
APIL conference
Publication date: 2 Nov 2021

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Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2021?
This webinar will explore when and how to establish causation on the basis of material contribution to injury and deal, amongst other matters with:  When does the test of material contribution...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 29 Oct 2021

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Civil evidence and social media
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Social media as a resource for the personal injury litigator (providing links to blogs, tweeters and other...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 28 Oct 2021

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QOCS and set-off - Ho v Adelekun
This webinar will provide an analysis of this important Supreme Court decision concerning the limits of set off in personal injury cases subject to Qualified One Way Costs Shifting and what that means for...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Oct 2021

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Claims by secondary victims (part two)
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barriser Richard Baker will cover: Claims following clinical negligence Recent developments in the case law (Paul and Polmear) Maternity...
Richard Baker
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Oct 2021

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Expert evidence – understanding the basics and avoiding the pitfalls
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The rules relating to expert evidence “Who is an “expert Obtaining the Court’s...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 20 Oct 2021

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Claims by secondary victims (part one)
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barriser Richard Baker will cover: Primary victims and secondary victims The control mechanisms Who can be a secondary...
Richard Baker
Webinar
Publication date: 15 Oct 2021

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Witness statements – drafting witness statements that comply with the rules
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The mandatory requirements for witness statements and the consequences of non-compliance Protecting the...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Oct 2021

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Getting Part 36 right in 2021!
This webinar, presented by APIL Secretary and Part36 expert John McQuater will cover: Why is Part 36 so important? How do you get Part 36 offers right? New provision for accrual of interest on...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Oct 2021

Legal training for expert witnesses (Course 2: Court proceedings, trial and post-trial)
Legal training for expert witnesses (Course 2: Court proceedings, trial and post-trial)
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is pleased to present two live legal training courses for expert witnesses, geared towards all claimant and defendant experts that advise on valuing...
APIL conference
Publication date: 11 Oct 2021

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Accidents and illnesses abroad claims - the fundamentals
This packed one-day course, delivered by expert speakers Katherine Allen and Daniel Clarke, is aimed at those who are new to accidents and illness abroad claims and will cover: Are package...
Katherine Allen & Daniel Clarke
One-day training course
Publication date: 7 Oct 2021

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Interim payments for damages and costs: Law, practice and procedure
This webinar looks at the law, practice and procedure in relation to interim payment applications.  It deals with interim payments for damages and payments on account of costs and will...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 30 Sep 2021

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Personal injury update - autumn 2021
Our six monthly update is back for the autumn! Written and presented by top expert practitioners, professional presenters and JPIL case digest editors, APIL vice president, Brett Dixon and APIL secretary,...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 29 Sep 2021

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The New Damages Live Service (PD51ZB)
In May 2021, HMCTS launched the digital service to a restricted number of users. It is now extending the service to more firms.   The pilot is supported by practice direction 51ZB. The new service...
Brett Dixon & Mr Justice Johnson & Leanne Kershaw
Free webinar
Publication date: 27 Sep 2021

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Service of the claim form: Key cases and issues 2021
Master McCloud once observed that every year there is a seasonal rush of “dry and unlovely crop of procedural service issues”. Every litigator, claimant and defendant, has to be fully aware...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 24 Sep 2021

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Avoiding professional negligence from a financial perspective
This webinar, presented by Alison Taylor of Frenkel Topping will be an analysis of the current potential negligence ‘hotspots’ from an experienced financial expert’s viewpoint together...
Alison Taylor
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Sep 2021

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Costs update 2021 - third quarter
The webinar, presented by APIL vice president Brett Dixon and Gary Barker will cover: Can you revise a costs budget after the case has finished? Serving the bill of costs ATE commission and...
Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Sep 2021

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Understanding pension loss 2021
This webinar, presented by Alison Taylor of Frenkel Topping will help you learn more about the increasing importance of pension losses, complexities that can arise during calculations, plus how changes in...
Alison Taylor
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Sep 2021

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Clinical negligence update 2021 - Scotland and Northern Ireland
This one-day course, designed specifically for clinical negligence lawyers in Scotland and Northern Ireland, will cover a range of topics, bringing you fully up to date on all developments,...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 8 Sep 2021

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Clinical negligence update - spring 2021
This webinar will bring you all the very latest for latest for clinical negligence practitioners in 2021 including:  Breach of duty:  more on Bolam and Bolitho Causation:  what does...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 28 Jul 2021

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Package travel claims and accidents overseas: Latest developments in the Supreme Court and Europe
This webinar, presented by APIL international group co-ordinator Chris Deacon of Stewarts, and Daniel Clarke, barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, will cover: Very latest from the CJEU on the...
Daniel Clarke & Chris Deacon
Webinar
Publication date: 20 May 2021

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Quantum for clinical negligence lawyers 2021
This course gives an in-depth analysis of the law on quantum which clinical negligence practitioners need to know. Including all the latest cases the day will cover: General principles on...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 20 Apr 2021

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Six Pack Regulations Part II
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon, is part of a 6 webinar series. The regulations still matter and the six pack of regulations that form the core of those regulations are still...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 9 Apr 2021

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Vicarious liability in the modern world
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon, is part of a 6 webinar series. Vicarious liability is often said to be on the move. It undoubtedly is and the Supreme Court have been and...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 9 Apr 2021

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Regulations and duties post Enterprise Act
The introduction of s69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 changed how personal injury cases against employers have to be run. It did not abolish health and safety regulations. They still...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 30 Mar 2021

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The Six Pack Regulations Part I
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon, is part of a 6 webinar series. The regulations still matter and the six pack of regulations that form the core of those regulations are still...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 30 Mar 2021

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Whiplash Part 1: The Pre-Action Protocol and the Portal System
Join Brett Dixon and John McQuater for two outline webinars and a detailed day long course to introduce you to the forthcoming government online hub for dealing with whiplash injury claims and low value...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 29 Mar 2021

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Using risk assessment to win cases
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon, is part of a 6 webinar series. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require every employer and self-employed person...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Mar 2021

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Principles of negligence in employer's liability
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon, is part of a 6 webinar series. Since the introduction of s69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 in order to be successful in a...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Mar 2021

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Vulnerable witnesses in civil proceedings: The new rules
New rules are coming into force on the 6th April 2021.  These change the rules so that the overriding objective contains express reference to vulnerable witnesses. There is a new practice...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Mar 2021

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Clinical negligence - the basics - law and procedure for investigating clinical negligence claims 2021
This course aims to give an all-round introduction to clinical negligence and explain, based on relevant law and procedure, how such claims should be investigated. Including all the latest cases the...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 28 Jan 2021

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Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
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,...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 8 Oct 2020

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Joint expert discussions (LIVE WEBINAR)
This live webinar, presented by APIL President Sam Elsby and knowledgeable speaker Nicola Heales will cover: What are expert discussions and the Court’s control of expert evidence What is...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Jul 2020

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Damages in anticipation of death (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the difficult, but important, issue of how the courts award damages when a claimant has reduced life expectancy as a result of their injuries. What is the effect of a judgment...
Gordon Exall
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Publication date: 8 Jun 2020

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How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical approach
Following the success of "How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical explanation”, Malcolm Underhill is back to deliver further training and insight, to maximise the benefit of using the Ogden...
Malcolm Underhill
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Mar 2020

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Regulations and duties post Enterprise Act
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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The Six Pack Regulations Part I
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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Principles of negligence in employers liability
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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Using risk assessment to win cases
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical explanation
With the recent change in the discount rate, now is an ideal time for those new to personal injury and medical negligence, as well as those moving into multitrack work, to understand how to use the Ogden...
Malcolm Underhill
Webinar
Publication date: 11 Oct 2019

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Planning a campaign: timing, tools and techniques
This is the third of a three-part series of webinars designed to put you and your firm on the political map. In this final webinar, Lorraine Gwinnutt, APIL’s Head of Public Affairs, shows you how...
Lorraine Gwinnutt
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Mar 2019