LAW2022 Online: Civil Litigation (Spring)

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Helen Swaffield and Andrew McLoughlin

CPD Hours: 6


Providing 6 hours CPD our Leading Experts present LAW2022 Online: Civil Litigation. Launching in May 2022, this will update you on topics for Solicitors in practice without leaving your desk and at a time to suit you.

This event, launches on 18th May 2022 and includes:

  • High quality 4 x 1 hour pre-recorded videos and audio broadcast (topic titles are listed below)
  • Q&A – our live “Shape The Debate” Q&A with our leading experts on 9th June 2022, providing an opportunity to hear our experts answering attendee questions on both the recorded content and general day to day Civil Litigation issues.
  • LAW2022 Civil Litigation Online Exhibition – a chance to gain an additional hour of CPD, via a webinar of choice from our Webinar Learning Library worth £35 +VAT.

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Topics include

Costs and Case Management 2022

Presented by Andrew McLoughlin

This is a very practical topic dealing with the best approach to adopt in respect of each phase of the budget and giving guidance as to the key elements that will be required in order to persuade a Costs Judge that your budget should be approved in its original form.

Additionally, we will explore the new Precedent R, how to complete it including tips and guidance as to best practice.

Finally, we will look at what approach to take to your opponents budget and tactics and strategies to employ, whether you are acting for the Claimant or Defendant.

    Procedure in practice 2022

    Presented by Andrew McLoughlin

    This course seeks to give specific practical guidance in relation to a whole range of topics that have arisen in the last 6 to 9 months and which will impact on your litigation practice.

    By the end of the course you will be much more familiar with the following matters:

    • Implied sanctions in the CPR
    • Noncompliance with witness statements requirements in CPR 32 and PD 32
    • Judicial assistance to LIPs-how far can they go?
    • Witness-attendance at hearings
    • Compliance with an unless order-a mystery within an enigma?
    • Disclosure- divergent approaches in the court system
    • Remote hearings – RIP?-Principles going forward.

    Civil Litigation Update (2022)

    Presented by Helen Swaffield, Barrister and Head of Contract Law Chambers 

    Essential new cases for the busy practitioner, this session brings to the delegate a selection of new cases and rule changes from the last 12 months.

    Topics include:

    • Changes for ADR in pre-action
    • Service of claim form and extensions of time
    • Disclosure – PD51U
    • Witness statements
    • Experts
    • Interim applications
    • 135th – 141st Updates: pick of the best

    Part 36 and Costs 

    Presented by Helen Swaffield, Barrister and Head of Contract Law Chambers 

    This session is a review of Part 36, the new cases and the operation of some tips and tactics and a review of the new cases on costs.

    Topics include:

    • Claimant tactics
    • Defendant Responses
    • The enhanced interest developments
    • Wrongly worded offers
    • Traps using the N242A form.
    • Have you beaten the offer?
    • Proportionate costs’ orders – developing well
    • Costs’ Budgeting trip hazards
    • Indemnity costs for mistakes and exaggeration
    • Fixed costs- the latest

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    We have trialled the format at previous online conferences, and we are overwhelmed with the feedback we have received from making our face-to-face events possible online. Comments we have received so far include:

    "The whole experience was valuable, and communication has been really first class" - General Advisor

    "I wanted to say how much I valued receiving and sharing the Online webinar. I felt it was very helpful and very interesting for you to allow all legal practitioners to participate. Thank you for all the extra information and resources, I look forward to the next." - Solicitor in practice

    "The world of law is in constant flux and the speakers update on recent developments will be extremely helpful going forward (as they ever are!)" - Solicitor/Director

    "I have never attended a similar event but I definitely would again" - Partner

    "A good way to access training at a time to suit you, the online course is as effective as attending in person." - Associate Solicitor

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    Visit the online exhibition

    Our event sponsor line up includes leading suppliers to the profession who provide thought leadership, products and services to aid your day-to-day role.

    The LAW2022 Online: Civil Litigation online exhibition is free to attend for anyone, but as part of your online event package you can top up your CPD with a free 1-hour CPD webinar from our Webinar Catalogue worth £35 +VAT.

    The Online Exhibition will allow you to engage with suppliers by understanding how they can help you as a Civil Litigator.