LAW2024 Online: Civil Litigation (Spring)

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David Amos and Andrew McLoughlin

CPD Hours: 6


Providing 6 hours CPD our Leading Experts present LAW2024 Online: Civil Litigation. Launching in May 2024, 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 15th May 2024 and includes:

  • High quality 4 x 1 hour pre-recorded videos and audio broadcast (topic titles are listed below)
  • Q&A – our “Shape The Debate” Q&A session with our leading experts, providing an opportunity to hear our experts answering questions on both the recorded content and general day to day Civil Litigation issues.
  • LAW2024 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

Procedure in Practice [2024]

Presented by Andrew McLoughlin

Topics include:

  • Relief from sanctions – further developments.
  • How compulsory is mediation in 2024?
  • Key rule changes from April 2024.
  • Practical guidance re fixed recoverable costs.

Part 36 - The Last 12 Months [2024]

Presented by Andrew McLoughlin

A comprehensive review of the latest cases in the court of appeal, High Court under appeals to the High Court. In addition, there will be practical considerations of the cases to help improve your practical working knowledge of an effective litigation tool.

Current developments in ADR

Presented by David Amos.

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council [2023] EWCA Civ 1416 has underlined the importance of litigators giving proper consideration to the use of ADR. This webinar will examine Churchill in context by looking at the relevant CPR and case law and how these have been affected by the decision.

The webinar will also consider other recent developments in ADR including the government’s move to compulsory mediation in small claims, the Arbitration Bill and recent case law on ADR.

Indicative content:

ADR in the Protocols and CPR



Mediation in small claims

The Arbitration Bill

Review of recent case law: Hotel Portfolio v Ruhan on refusal to mediate and enforcement and Kajima Construction v Children’s Ark Partnerships on enforceability of an ADR clause.

Expert and witness evidence – an update

Presented by David Amos.

The Supreme Court’s much anticipated decision in TUI v Griffiths [2023] UKSC 48 has provided guidance on challenging expert evidence. This follows the serious criticisms of the expert evidence in Muyepa v Ministry of Defence [2022] EWHC 2648 (KB) and Scarcliffe v Brampton Valley Group Ltd [2023] EWHC 1565 (KB). This webinar will consider the approach that litigators should take to expert evidence in the light of these decisions.

The webinar will also consider other recent developments including case law dealing with disclosure of an expert’s instructions, admissibility of expert evidence, the scope of an expert’s expertise and the directions on the fast and intermediate track.

Recent developments relating to witness evidence will also be considered particularly with respect to the drafting of witness statements where English is not the individual’s first language.

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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 LAW2024 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.