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APIL annual conference 2018
***APIL’s annual conference has been revamped for 2018***
We are delighted to announce the details of APIL’s 2018 annual conference, which is taking place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Tuesday, 17 and Wednesday, 18 April.
We have listened to the feedback from our members and we have now re-designed the format of the conference to give them even more of what they want!
In light of these changes, we have made some exciting revisions to our sponsorship and exhibition packages, which are detailed in the flyer below:
Click here for more details
We do hope that you will be able to join us for what promises to be another unmissable event!
Personal injury lawyer exhibition

Ways of marketing to our members

There are many ways in which advertisers and experts can market their services to our members:

Residential conferences

APIL runs three residential conferences each year; our annual conference and AGM in spring, the advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference in summer and our clinical negligence conference in the autumn.

APIL advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference 2018Sponsorship opportunities available21 June 2018 to
22 June 2018
APIL annual residential clinical negligence conference 2018Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities available4 October 2018 to
5 October 2018

For further information on residential conference opportunities please call Kathryn Scott on 0115 943 5400 or email

One-day conferences

APIL runs several one-day conferences each year; our military claims conference and abuse conference in spring, then our asbestos conference, accidents abroad conference, and the business and strategy conference in the autumn.

No day conference opportunities available at present.

For further information on one-day conference opportunities please call Kathryn Scott on 0115 943 5400 or email

Expert and rehabilitation databases

Expert witness

Our well-established expert witness database holds the details of around 700 experts from a diverse range of disciplines. At present the online directory alone receives 10,000 hits per month and our members carry out over 2,500 unique searches each month.

As well as providing APIL members with a valuable resource, we can also provide experts with excellent opportunities to market their services directly to thousands of personal injury lawyers nationwide.

A standard package includes contact details and areas of expertise. The enhanced option displays a photograph and logo along with details of expertise within both the directory an online database.

Enrol online or through returning a completed application pack, expert database entries remain registered for a full 12 months. Experts also appear in the Experts and rehabilitation services directory sent out to all of our members in June.

Advertisers and experts may also choose to advertise in the publication.

For further information on our expert and rehabilitation database opportunities please call Jacqui Newman on 0115 943 5437 or email

Website banner advertising

Banner advertising

There are a number of opportunities available for placing a banner on our web site at, depending on the nature of your business.

The members’ password protected area of our website is the most comprehensive information resource available for our members and is easy to navigate through its various forums, groups, publications, and information exchange pages. The information exchange area alone receives around 20,000 hits a month.

Page One month Three months Views per month*
Members' forum £200 £540 31,600
Members' login & Members' homepage £400 £1,080 14,300
Find an expert witness £200 £540 5,650
Expert witness search - medical
£50 £125 390
Expert witness search - surgery / surgeons £50 £125 310
Other accredited providers £50 £125 195
Recruitment £50 £125 110

*Based on average number of page views per month for 2015

For further information on website opportunities please call Jazmin Barnett on 0115 943 5421 or email

PI Focus (publication)

Personal injury advertising in newsletter

APIL’s PI Focus is circulated to all current subscribing members of the association. It is also available on subscription to organisations supporting the aims of the association or experts choosing the new enhanced subscription.

Published ten times a year, PI Focus is packed full of news, reports, essential updates, legal articles, case notes and specialist features for personal injury lawyers. Advertising space is limited in each edition and does book up quickly. The publication is circulated along with a limited number of fl yers.

10 issues per year / 4 colour CMYK (adverts can be mono)
Display advert sizes (w) x (h)
Cost (ex. VAT)
Per issue
Full page inside front cover 210mm x 297mm + 3mm bleed £1,230
Full page inside back cover 210mm x 297mm + 3mm bleed £1,130
Full page 210mm x 297mm + 3mm bleed £1,050
Half page – landscape 170mm x 124mm £620
Third page – landscape 170mm x 81mm £460
Quarter page 170mm x 60mm £320
Back page (PI Focus only) 210mm x 297mm + 3mm bleed £1,530
Flyer insert (PI Focus only) Qty req - 4,500 per issue matt finish maximum weight 28g £410
Month Last date for adverts Publication date
December 2017 21/11/17 13/12/17
February 2018 17/01/18 07/02/18
March 2018 14/02/18 07/03/18
April 2018 13/03/18 04/04/18
May 2018 17/04/18 09/05/18
June 2018 15/05/18 06/06/18
July 2018 12/06/18 04/07/18
August 2018 No issue No issue
September 2018 21/08/18 12/09/18
October 2018 18/09/18 10/10/18
November 2018 16/10/18 07/11/18
December 2018 20/11/18 12/12/18
February 2019 15/01/19 06/02/19
March 2019 12/02/19 06/03/19

For further information on our printed publication opportunities please call Jazmin Barnett on 0115 943 5421 or email

Expert and rehabilitation services directory (publication)

Personal injury advertising in directory

APIL’s expert and rehabilitation services providers’ directory is published in June. The directory is compiled from APIL’s databases which are available online, or as a personal service for APIL members upon request.

The directory contains details of around 700 experts and over 150 rehabilitation service providers at the back of the publication. This directory follows a similar style and format to APIL’s membership directory.

Annual publication / black & white
Display advert sizes (w) x (h)
Cost (ex. VAT)
Per year
Full page inside front cover 185mm x 272mm + 3mm bleed £1,230
Full page inside back cover 185mm x 272mm + 3mm bleed £1,130
Full page 185mm x 272mm + 3mm bleed £1,050
Half page – vertical 87mm x 247mm £620
Half page – landscape 183mm x 123mm £620
Quarter page 87mm x 123mm £320

For further information on our printed publication opportunities please call Sharon Smith on 0115 943 5427 or email

Mailing list

Mailing list

Purchasing a mailing list of APIL members is an excellent way of marketing your service. Please note that we have contacted our members to ask for permission to disclose their details and those that are supplied have all given their consent.

The list can be either compiled in full, or targeted at selected regional, special interest and membership groups (please contact the APIL office for precise group numbers as these fluctuate throughout the year).

Mailing lists pricing starts at just 22p per contact (ex. VAT).

APIL Scotland: 129 members, £28.38
North East: 122 members, £26.84
Yorkshire: 327 members, £71.94
East Midlands: 133 members, £29.26
East Anglia: 144 members, £31.68
London: 532 members, £117.04
South East: 87 members, £19.14
South of England: 143 members, £31.46
Central England: 112 members, £24.64
North West: 559 members, £122.98
West Midlands: 181 members, £39.82
South West: 170 members, £37.40
Devon and Cornwall: 77 members, £16.94
APIL Cymru Wales: 125 members, £27.50
APIL Northern Ireland: 52 members, £11.44
Brain injury: 1119 members, £246.18
Child abuse: 204 members, £44.88
Child injury: 699 members, £153.78
Clinical negligence: 984 members, £216.48
Costs and funding: 1009 members, £221.98
Damages: 1292 members, £284.24
Environment: 56 members, £12.32
International: 190 members, £41.80
Military: 186 members, £40.92
Multi party: 293 members, £64.46
Occupational health: 565 members, £124.30
Procedure: 884 members, £194.48
Product liability: 424 members, £93.28
Spinal cord injury: 882 members, £194.04
Transport: 278 members, £61.16
Barristers: 118 members, £25.96
Junior litigators: 265 members, £58.30
Select a region to view approximate number of members and cost.
APIL UK group map
Special interest
Select a special interest group to view approximate number of members and cost.
Brain injury Child abuse Child injury
Clinical negligence Costs and funding Damages
Environment International Military
Multi party Occupational health Procedure
Product liability Spinal cord injury Transport
Membership groups
Select a membership group to view approximate number of members and cost.
Barristers Junior litigators

For further information or to purchase a mailing list please call Jazmin Barnett on 0115 943 5421 or email

Sponsorship and exhibition terms & conditions

Please see our terms & conditions page.

Find out more

Jazmin Barnett
Tel: 0115 943 5400
Conferences and sponsorship
Kathryn Scott
Tel: 0115 943 5436