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

Personal injury webinars

APIL personal injury webinars are one of the most cost effective and efficient methods of topping up your CPD hours. With an array of popular speakers, APIL webinars are presented through your internet connection straight to your computer, so you needn’t leave the comfort of your own desk!

Each webinar is accredited with 1 CPD hour and includes a question and answer session where registrants can ask the speakers any questions that they may have relevant to the webinar content.

After each webinar you will be sent your very own link to an online recording of the event so you are able to watch the presentation at any time, at your own leisure. With no travel costs or days away from the office, APIL webinars are the ideal way to top up your CPD hours.

Live webinars

22
Feb
12.00 - 13.00
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Costs, costs and more costs - all the latest news!
Six years after the Jackson reforms costs law is still changing all the time with decisions coming from courts from the SCCO to the Court of Appeal on a regular basis. This webinar will allow you to... Find out more
Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
25
Feb
13.00 - 14.00
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What does Brexit mean for personal injury?
This webinar, presented by specialist international injury lawyer Christopher Deacon and motor liability and insurance expert Dr Nicholas Bevan, will outline the important implications of Brexit, in... Find out more
Presented by: Nicholas Bevan & Chris Deacon
25
Feb
11:00 - 12:00
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How to recover your success fee on the approval of a settlement by the court
This webinar will help you to deal with the problem of recovering success fees in claims that need court approval, taking you through the background, the relevant procedures and how to deal with practical... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
26
Feb
12.00 - 13.00
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The quarterly review 2019 - spring (FREE webinar)
This webinar, presented by APIL President Brett Dixon and APIL Vice President Gordon Dalyell, will cover all the latest happenings at APIL. In particular it will cover Discount Rate MoJ call for... Find out more
Presented by: Gordon Dalyell & Brett Dixon
18
Mar
12:00 - 13:00
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Procedure review - spring 2019
This webinar, presented by specialists John McQuater and Frances McCarthy, will bring you right up to date on: •  The portals: Issue of protective proceedings •  Service: Risks... Find out more
Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
19
Mar
13:00 - 14:00
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Handling the defective product claim
This webinar, presented by knowledgeable speaker Mark Harvey, will cover Consumer Protection or Consumer Rights Act? What is a defective product? Who should you sue and... Find out more
Presented by: Mark Harvey
22
Mar
12:00 - 13:00
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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... Find out more
Presented by: Lorraine Gwinnutt
29
Mar
13:00 - 14:00
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Fatal accidents: avoiding the pitfalls
This webinar, presented by former EC member and barrister Gordon Exall, will cover: Important issues prior to death, the consequences of a settlement of a pre-death action Limitation, including... Find out more
Presented by: Gordon Exall
15
Apr
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: Brett Dixon
26
Apr
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: Brett Dixon
28
May
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: John McQuater
30
May
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Gordon Dalyell & John McQuater
20
Jun
13:00 - 14:00
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Pension loss - what you really need to know in 2019!
This webinar, presented by knowledgeable experts Paul Rosson and Andrew Taylor, will cover: A history of pensions in the UK An explanation of the qualifying criteria for state pension and how to... Find out more
Presented by: Paul Rosson & Andrew Taylor
24
Jun
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
28
Jun
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
3
Jul
13:00 - 14:00
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Psychiatric injury and clinical negligence 2019
This webinar will help practitioners understand how to successfully bring claims for damages for psychiatric injury in the context of clinical negligence.  It will address common misconceptions... Find out more
Presented by: Richard Baker
5
Sep
13.00 - 14.00
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Presented by: Gordon Dalyell & John McQuater
20
Sep
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
23
Sep
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Presented by: John McQuater
7
Oct
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
21
Oct
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: John McQuater
28
Nov
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Gordon Dalyell & John McQuater
5
Dec
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
6
Dec
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
9
Dec
12.00 - 13.00
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Presented by: John McQuater

On-demand webinars

Available for six months from the date of recording
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Costs, costs and more costs - all the latest news!
Six years after the Jackson reforms costs law is still changing all the time with decisions coming from courts from the SCCO to the Court of Appeal on a regular basis. This webinar will allow you to... Find out more
Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
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Liability for semi-automated vehicles
The government has decided against reforming the existing common law and statutory framework for motor liability and insurance for certain classes of automated vehicles that are close to market in the UK... Find out more
Presented by: Nicholas Bevan
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The new statutory liability for driverless vehicles
The Automated & Electric Vehicles Act 2018 confers a new cause of action against motor insurers for victims injured by certain automated vehicles when operating in a driverless mode.  This... Find out more
Presented by: Nicholas Bevan
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Review of developments in the law of damages 2018
Presented by knowledgeable and enthusiastic speaker Malcolm Underhill, this webinar will cover: Latest news on the Discount Rate Fundamental dishonesty Contempt Proving the loss Loss of... Find out more
Presented by: Malcolm Underhill
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Serving the claim form: What traps are defendants setting?
This webinar, presented by APIL Secretary, John McQuater will cover: A reminder of the rules, as interpreted by the latest case law The danger where solicitors are acting, but are not the address... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
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Dealing with journalists: How to make the most of your local media
This is the second of a three part series designed to help put you and your firm in the spotlight through political campaigning and in the press. Lorraine Gwinnutt, APIL’s head of public affairs,... Find out more
Presented by: Lorraine Gwinnutt
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Clinical negligence update - autumn 2018
This webinar will provide an update on the ever developing law and practice relating to clinical negligence including: Reforms - the latest Breach of... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
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Avoiding procedural pitfalls and putting them right
This webinar, presented by former EC member and barrister Gordon Exall, will cover: Service of the claim form - key points  Where things go wrong with litigation - identifying problem areas... Find out more
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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Costs update - winter 2018
The webinar, presented by costs special interest group co-ordinator Gary Barker will cover: Costs of pre action settlement Costs budgets - more guidance? QOCS - the latest... Find out more
Presented by: Gary Barker
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Material contribution to injury - where are we now?
This webinar will explore when and how to establish causation on the basis of material contribution to injury and deal with: The origins and development of this test The development of the law... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
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Essential occupiers liability and public liability cases update - autumn 2018
Presented by APIL president Brett Dixon, this webinar will cover: The duty of care in relation to trains leaving platforms How the duty of care works in relation to train passengers on a... Find out more
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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The Motor Insurers' Bureau's new liability
This webinar on Lewis v Tindale, MIB and SoS for Transport 2018 is presented by Nicholas Bevan, a solicitor and senior APIL fellow who is a leading authority on motor insurance law. In Lewis, the MIB... Find out more
Presented by: Nicholas Bevan
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Essential RTA cases update - autumn 2018
Presented by APIL president Brett Dixon, this webinar will cover: Contributory negligence and pedestrians  The importance of focusing on the appreciation of danger in identifying... Find out more
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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Avoiding problems with limitation and the effective use of Section 33
This webinar, presented by former EC member and barrister Gordon Exall, will cover: The basic limitation periods Common myths and misconceptions about limitation periods How do you miss a three... Find out more
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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Work related skin and breathing conditions
This webinar builds upon the seminar from APIL's annual conference 2018 and will be delivered by renowned and expert speaker Daniel Bennett of Doughty Street Chambers. The seminar will focus... Find out more
Presented by: Daniel Bennett
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Data compliance and GDPR for PI lawyers
This webinar, presented by Dominic Moss (qualified GDPR practitioner by the of the British Computing Society (Chartered Institute for IT) will cover: What is personal data? What is special... Find out more
Presented by: Dominic Moss
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The quarterly review 2018 - autumn (FREE webinar)
This webinar, presented by APIL president Brett Dixon and APIL secretary John McQuater, will cover all the latest happenings at APIL. In particular it will cover Civil Liability Bill –... Find out more
Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
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Dental negligence - what you really need to know
This fully updated webinar, presented by APIL secretary John McQuater will cover: Risk assessment Funding Instructions Investigating the claim using the Pre-Action Protocol Key legal... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
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Darnley -v- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018]
The Supreme Court ruling in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is a very significant decision for all clinical negligence, as well as professional negligence, practitioners. This webinar will... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater
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PI Trusts - a practical insight
This webinar, presented by knowlegeable speaker, Michael Pace, will cover: What is a PI Trust? Why and when you need to advise the client Time limits and negligence Interim payments Other... Find out more
Presented by: Michael Pace
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Costs update - autumn 2018
The webinar, presented by APIL president Brett Dixon, and costs special interest group co-ordinator Gary Barker will cover: Latest CPR changes Update on government’s LASPO review Latest... Find out more
Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
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The Serious Injury Guide - how to make it work for your clients
PLEASE NOTE: APIL accredited members agree to make use of, and progress their cases in accordance with, the Guide to the Conduct of Cases involving Serious Injury as appropriate (see portfolio:... Find out more
Presented by: Colin Ettinger & David Fisher
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The inside track on lobbying MPs - how to put your firm on the political map!
Lorraine Gwinnutt, APIL’s head of public affairs, will give you all the information you need to maximise influence with your local MP, build relationships with journalists and make the most of your... Find out more
Presented by: Lorraine Gwinnutt
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Procedure review: autumn 2018
This webinar will bring you all the latest on key procedural topics, to help you get your tactics right! The webinar will cover: The portals: procedure and costs risks Service: the... Find out more
Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
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Vicarious liability: the most recent cases
This webinar will provide an overview of the developments and a look at the most recent case law from various levels of the judicial system, including: Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council - Supreme... Find out more
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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The de minimis argument in the context of noise induced hearing loss
This webinar builds upon the seminar from APIL's annual conference 2018 and will be delivered by renowned and expert speaker Christopher Johnson of Doughty Street Chambers. The seminar will focus... Find out more
Presented by: Christopher Johnson
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Special education needs - support your client and save your money!
This webinar, presented by Ed Duff, Senior Associate Solicitor at HCB Solicitors will cover: What are “special educational needs” The relevance to all PI and negligence lawyers The... Find out more
Presented by: Ed Duff
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Avoiding a professional negligence claim and maximising schedules
This webinar builds upon the seminar from APIL's annual conference 2018 and will be delivered by renowned and expert speakers Alison Taylor and Mark Holt of Frenkel Topping. The seminar will focus... Find out more
Presented by: Mark Holt & Alison Taylor
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Essential accidents at work cases 2018
This webinar, presented by APIL president Brett Dixon, leads on from the recent "Accidents at work" training courses and will cover: Risk assessment and manual handling When is the... Find out more
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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Late acceptance of Part 36 offers - practical and tactical issues from the very latest cases
This webinar presented by APIL secretary and Part 36 expert John McQuater, will be a reminder of the rules that apply on late acceptance of Part 36 offers. In depth, it will cover: When will... Find out more
Presented by: John McQuater

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Personal injury webinars APIL webinars are broadcast via the Webex system. You will automatically be prompted to install a small piece of software before joining the webinar. The system requirements are:

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To check whether your computer is capable of viewing APIL webinars by simply join a test meeting.


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