Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

London group (778 members)

APIL groups

Date of next meeting

11 Mar 2021

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting being run exclusively for the
APIL London Regional Group, by group coordinator Kevin Grealis and group secretary Ruth Roberts

The virtual meeting will take place on
Thursday 11th March 2021 from 17:00 - 18:30

Introduction and APIL activity update

Kevin Grealis
Hugh James

Ruth Roberts
Russell Cooke

This 90 minute meeting will feature the following talks;

 Issues with representing the self-employed

Gordon Exall is speaking on the particular issues dealing with the self-employed litigant, including those cases where the claimant is a sports person or involved in the entertainment industry. What particular challenges does the lawyer face and what are the pitfalls?

Gordon Exall
Kings Chambers

PIPs, Hips and Transport Disasters

Mark Harvey
Hugh James

Representing Survivors of Modern Slavery

James Robottom
7 Bedford Row

Voices of Vulnerable Clients

Thomas Beale
Bolt Burdon Kemp

There will be a Q&A session at the end of the group meeting and we would like to encourage attendees to stay on to network and share issues. 


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17:00 to 18:30
1 CPD hours

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Details of previous meetings

11 Feb
2020
18:00 to 20:00
London
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London

  • Introduction and update
  • Alcohol, the elephant in the room!
  • Should we declare war on alcohol?
  • Calling time on the booze culture in law
  • Chief Executive Officers' update
Presented by: Mike Benner, Kevin Grealis, Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC, Mike Isaac, Elizabeth Rimmer & Ruth Roberts
22 May
2018
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity update
  • Brexit and cross-border personal injury claims
  • Electronic Bills and other updates from the costs world
Presented by: Matthew Chapman QC, Colin Ettinger & Paul Walton
11 Sep
2017
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Costs and budgeting update
  • Jackson 2 and implications for practice
Presented by: Colin Ettinger, Matthew Harman & David Marshall
7 Mar
2017
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Calculating pension losses
  • Care Act for PI lawyers
Presented by: Ian MacKendrick, Cate Searle & Shahram Sharghy
22 Nov
2016
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Prosthetic Technology and Prescription
  • Quantum update
Presented by: Shahram Sharghy & Simon Wheatley
7 Sep
2016
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Pain in the medicolegal setting
  • Chronic pain cases: quantification and pitfalls
Presented by: Christopher Jenner, Daniel Lawson & Shahram Sharghy
19 Apr
2016
17:30 to 19:30
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Causation, acceleration, exacerbation and degenerative change
  • Quantifying difficult back cases, and a round-up of recent quantum decisions
Presented by: Stephen Glynn, Linda Nelson & John O'Dowd
23 Nov
2015
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • The Rehabilitation Code 2015
  • Rehabilitation in a difficult market
Presented by: Colin Ettinger, Helen Merfield & Neil Sugarman
10 Mar
2015
17:30 to 19:30
London
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London

  • Jurisdiction and applicable law in tort: case law update
  • Holiday law and the ongoing local safety standards debate: Court of Appeal activity
  • EC activity
Presented by: Matthew Chapman QC, Tom Collins & Colin Ettinger
11 Nov
2014
17:45 to 19:45
London
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London

  • The role of court of protection deputy in personal injury litigation
  • What happens when it all goes wrong and your client with a head injury is arrested
  • APIL activity
Presented by: Nicola O'Connor & David Wedgwood
17 Jun
2014
17:30 to 19:30
London

London

  • Expert evidence in aumputation cases
  • Amputation and prosthetic rehabilitation
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
19 Mar
2014
17:30 to 19:30
London

London

  • Employer's liability update, including the Enterprise Act
  • Disproportionate injustice - Mitchell aftershocks
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
16 Oct
2013
18:00 to 20:00
London

London

  • costs budgeting - what we know so far
  • current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
16 Jul
2013
18:00 to 20:00
London

London

  • Protecting personal injury damages on divorce
  • Review of the new rules for EL and PL Portal Claims coming into effect July 2013...
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
6 Mar
2013
18:00 to 20:00
London

London

  • The new rules on costs and funding
  • Lofstedt & LASPOB - the latest
  • An insight into APIL parliamentary lobbying, and how you can get involved
Presented by:
21 Nov
2012
17:30 to 19:30
London

London

  • Bringing psychiatric claims: foreseeability, causation & damages
  • EC Update
Presented by:
13 Jun
2012
18:00 to 20:00

London

  • Building the Quantum Evidence: The Role of the Occupational Therapist & Accommodation Experts
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
2 Feb
2012
17:30 to 19:30
London

London

  • The Discount Rate, Periodical Payments & Investment of Damages
  • Quantum Legal Update
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
16 Nov
2011
17:30 to 19:30
London

London

  • Video surveillance evidence: the truth, the whole truth and anything but the truth
  • Electronically stored information - practical tips on disclosure
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
16 Sep
2011
11:00 to 16:00

London

  • Updates from all REG and SIGs involved plus a national picture update from one of the EC officers
Presented by:
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