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

APIL quarterly review 2021 - 1st quarter (FREE webinar)

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

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 President Sam Elsby and APIL CEO Mike Benner, will cover all the latest happenings at APIL and focus on:


  • Rebuilding Shattered Lives
  • Clinical negligence
  • Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
  • Bereavement damages
  • Thomas Cook scheme/public liability insurance
  • Cold calling
  • Severe Injury Help Hub
  • In Scotland: 
    • Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill
    • Proposed Scottish Employment Injuries Advisory Council Bill
    • Liability for NHS Charges (Treatment of Industrial Disease) (Scotland) Bill
  • In Northern Ireland:
    • Discount rate

Press and media

  • General update
  • Social media news
    • Twitter
    • Instagram
    • LinkedIn

Legal Affairs

  • Judicial review of Discount Rate and NI 
  • Updates on:
    • Whiplash 
    • Clinical negligence 
    • Best practice including: Covid lockdown update, recording of medical examinations and serious injury guide.
  • Current policy development:
    • Guideline hourly rates 
    • Regulatory framework for automated vehicles 
  • Recent consultation submissions: 
    • Pre-action protocol preliminary survey
    • DfT’s Extending the handheld mobile phone offence
    • Scottish Government’s Regulation of Electricians
    • Joint Law Commissions’ Automated Vehicle Regulatory Framework
  • Research roundup including: 
    • Impact of covid-19 on personal injury claim volumes/ costs
    • Difficulties obtaining a PPO - results of APIL member research
    • Guideline Hourly Rates analysis
  • Update on elections for EC additional officer positions and this year’s AGM


  • Accreditation
  • Referrals
  • Figures
  • Recommend an expert


  • Virtual events
  • Webinars
  • Clinical negligence conference
  • Advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference
  • What’s coming up?