Personal Injury Conference 2017

  • When: November 29, 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Where: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD
  • Summary: What is the Future for Personal Injury Law?
  • Details:

    With insight from the Designated Civil Judge for Greater Manchester and an exclusive opportunity for Personal Injury lawyers to hear from some of the leading national experts in personal injury law and policy, this seminar provides a unique forum to assess the future opportunities and threats for personal injury lawyers and law firms.

    Attendees will receive updates on the Civil Liability Bill, the LASPO review, the future of NIHL and fixed costs and the next steps for the discount rate. Attendees will also receive expert guidance on running subtle brain injury cases and a look at technology that can assist firms in continuing to run cases professionally and profitably.

    Conference Programme

    09:00 Registration & Refreshments

    09:30 Opening remarks from the Chair
    David Anderson, Head of Corporate Services, St John’s Buildings

    09:40 View from the Bench
    His Honour Judge Pelling QC, Specialist Chancery Judge and Acting Designated Civil Judge for Greater Manchester

    10:00 Where next for the Civil Liability Bill?
    Andrew Twambley Managing Partner, Amelans, Director, Injurylawyers4U and Spokesperson for A2J

    10:30 Michael Redfern QC in conversation with Consultant Neuropsychologist Dr Eric Ghadiali (Founder of the Pain Management Programme at the Walton Centre

    11:00  What’s next for industrial disease and NIHL?
    Karen Jackson, Roberts Jackson Solicitors and Civil Justice Council NIHL Working Party

    11:20 Refreshments and networking

    11:40 Litigation logistics in a looking glass world – the negative discount rate
    James Rowley QC, Byrom Street Chambers

    12:10 Using Tech to Remain Profitable in a Competitive PI Environment 
    Such Amin, Managing Director, Aequitas Legal and inCase – Lavatech Ltd

    12:30 View from the President of APIL
    Brett Dixon, APIL President

    13:00 Conference Close & Networking Lunch

    CPD: 3 hours and SRA Competency (Solicitors) A2, A4

    Cost to attend: MLS Members £65.00 + VAT (£78.00) Non-members £90.00 + VAT (£108.00)

    If you would like to book a place please email or download and return the Personal Injury Conference 2017 booking form

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here

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