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Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Benefits of membership

If you are a personal injury lawyer, dedicated to serving the needs of injured people, APIL is the organisation for you. The association offers you everything you need to keep you informed and help you provide the very best service for your clients. Just browse this website to find out more about our business support services, our forums, the information exchange, and the access to a wealth of legal expertise, to name just a few of the benefits of membership.

Our membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March each year. If you join the association after the 1 April back copies of information will be included in your membership ringbinder.


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Benefits of membership

  • Subsidised training services
    a national programme of CPD accredited events provided by APIL
  • Accreditation scheme
    a quality mark helping the consumer to recognise expertise and specialisms within the profession
  • Regional support
    15 groups throughout the UK providing a platform for networking and CPD accredited meetings
  • Special interest groups
    15 groups cover a wide range of specialist areas
  • Membership groups
    two groups, one for barristers and one for those members who are new to PI
  • Discussion forum
    post questions to the members and view past topics
  • Weekly news and online information
    keeping every member up to date with the latest developments
  • Information exchange
    including a database of experts, rehabilitation services providers, case assistance, briefing notes and other resources
  • Business support
    offering best practice advice, marketing and networking opportunities
  • Residential conferences
    our ever popular two day events, offering a mix of topical plenary sessions and educational seminars – all CPD accredited
  • Press and parliamentary campaigns
    with regional and national media contacts, a div lobbying programme and advice on dealing with the media
  • Preferential rates
    on journals such as the APIL guides, the Journal of Personal Injury Law and insurance
  • Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
    well established groups and networks
  • Publications
    including PI Focus (published ten times a year), experts and rehabilitation services directory and discounts on legal books

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Please note: Associate members are not able to view the members' discussion forum and charges will apply to attend regional and special interest group meetings

Journal of Personal Injury Law         How to guides

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