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

Whiplash - The new changes

All levels - 6 hours

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

  • Pay for five delegates and get one additional place for free^

    To take advantage of this offer, please return your completed booking form with all six names or contact the APIL office -

    ^Cheapest place to be free of charge

"Very informative and I found the workshops particularly helpful in getting my head around the concepts."
"I thought the more interactive style worked extremely well!"
This event previously ran on 21 May 2021.

Due to an overwhelming and unprecedented demand, another date has been added to the schedule

Join Brett Dixon and John McQuater for an interactive and informative one day event providing an introduction to the brand new government online portal for dealing with whiplash injury claims and low value road traffic claims.

The system went live on 31st May 2021 and this virtual event will deliver a detailed and comprehensive look at the system and tactics for lawyers.

By registering for this event, delegates will benefit from up to the minute updates from speakers at the coalface of its development, in-depth workshops and a Q&A session at the close of the day with the speakers.

This packed programme will cover:


  • What is caught by the new system
  • What claims are excluded
  • What about EL and PL claims?
  • User guidance
  • Exit routes
    • Where does the claim go on exit
    • When can you exit
    • What risks are there to exiting
  • Obtaining medical evidence
    • Who pays
    • When and how is it disclosed
  • Valuation
    • What losses are in the system 
    • What about losses that are not?
    • Tariff and uplifts
    • Mixed tariff and non-tariff injuries
  • Admissions
  • Settlement in the portal

Court Process

  • Leaving the portal 
    • Leaving the portal
    • Returning to the portal
  • Liability disputes
  • Quantum disputes
  • Partial admissions
  • Claims for an uplift on tariff damages
  • Interim payments
  • Limitation issues
  • Fees and other disbursement disputes
  • Non-payment by the insurer

Cost per delegate:

Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT