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

Personal injury legal training

VIRTUAL TRAINING COURSES – LATEST UPDATE!!
THE FOLLOWING RECORDED EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE UNTIL 30 NOVEMBER!

CLIENT CARE

PI UPDATE: AUTUMN 2020

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE UPDATE 2020

PORTALS, PROTOCOLS AND FAST TRACK 2020

LEGAL TRAINING FOR MEDICAL EXPERT WITNESSES 2020

Bookmark this page or contact us on 07736 272988 or training@apil.org.uk for further details on events that are still in transition.

2 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Clinical negligence update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL secretary John McQuater, will look at all the latest on issues relating to clinical negligence including: Reforms Breach of duty Vicarious...
Presented by: John McQuater
Clinical negligence update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-02T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Fatal accidents: Taking care of the client and taking care of yourselves (LIVE WEBINAR)
The fourth webinar in the fatal accidents series looks at practical ways in which practitioners can avoid, or mitigate trauma to themselves when dealing with bereaved clients.  It also looks...
Presented by: Hilary Wetherell
Fatal accidents: Taking care of the client and taking care of yourselves (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-04T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

6 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Ensuring everything goes right - avoiding the pitfalls of fatal accident litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
The last webinar in the series looks at the potential problem areas of fatal accident litigation and considers how best to avoid them. Limitation in fatal cases Matters that can bar a fatal...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Ensuring everything goes right - avoiding the pitfalls of fatal accident litigation (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-06T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

9 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Informed consent - part one (LIVE WEBINAR)
These seminars explore the burgeoning area of informed consent in clinical negligence litigation providing a road map for litigators at all levels. The first seminar focusses on the general...
Presented by: Robin Oppenheim QC
Informed consent - part one (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-09T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Nov
Live webinar
10:00 - 11.00
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Dealing with psychosomatic, functional and medically unexplained symptoms in personal injury litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
Personal injury lawyers are often faced with clients who have symptoms that seem out of proportion to their original injury.  Those treating them may be unable to explain their symptoms in terms of...
Presented by: Richard Geraghty
Dealing with psychosomatic, functional and medically unexplained symptoms in personal injury litigation (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-12T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Informed consent - part two (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar follows on from part one of the series (click here to book) It will focus on the reach of informed consent into therapeutic research, diagnostics and investigations and its practical...
Presented by: David Haines & Robin Oppenheim QC & Frederick Powell
Informed consent - part two (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-12T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

13 Nov
Virtual event
Online
APIL abuse conference 2020
APIL abuse conference 2020
APIL's 2020 annual abuse conference is taking place on a fully virtual platform  in just two weeks' time and we are delighted to bring this packed programme directly to your homes...
APIL abuse conference 2020 2020-11-13T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Nov
to 20 Nov
Virtual event
Online
PI World: Driving change in the sector
PI World: Driving change in the sector
Following the postponement of APIL's 30th anniversary conference in May, we are pleased to announce that this has been restructured and rebranded as: "PI World: Driving change in the...
PI World: Driving change in the sector 2020-11-17T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 500.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Nov
Live webinar
14:00 - 15:00
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Expert evidence - How to get permission for it, when it is needed and tactics (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will bring you up to date with the latest on obtaining permission for expert evidence and admissibility of that evidence. It will also cover the latest hot topics in the area. Topics...
Presented by: Brett Dixon
Expert evidence - How to get permission for it, when it is needed and tactics (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-23T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Nov
Live webinar
16:00-17:00
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Witness statements, the new statement of truth and dealing with problems (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will guide you through what you need to do about the new statement of truth and cover key aspects of getting witness statements right to help you win your cases: The CPR The...
Presented by: Brett Dixon
Witness statements, the new statement of truth and dealing with problems (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-23T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Nov
Venue TBC
Online
Accidents at work 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law updates. The...
Accidents at work 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-11-23T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

24 Nov
Venue TBC
Online
Legal training for non-medical expert witnesses 2020 - quantum (LIVE EVENT)
This course aims to deliver practical guidance to assist you in developing the skills and knowledge required to become a good expert.  It can serve as an introduction but also as...
Legal training for non-medical expert witnesses 2020 - quantum (LIVE EVENT) 2020-11-24T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 315.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Nov
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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APIL quarterly review 2020 - 4th quarter (FREE webinar)
This webinar will update you on everything you need to know about the work APIL is currently doing to support our members, and to continue to campaign for injured people. The session, presented by APIL...
Presented by: Mike Benner & Sam Elsby
APIL quarterly review 2020 - 4th quarter (FREE webinar) 2020-11-25T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Nov
Live webinar
10:00 - 11.00
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Maximising rehabilitation gains in traumatic brain injury cases (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar explores the vital importance of early intervention and bespoke and meaningful rehabilitation in catastrophic brain injury cases.  Sarah Griggs, Partner at Irwin Mitchell and...
Presented by: Sarah Griggs & Mark Holloway
Maximising rehabilitation gains in traumatic brain injury cases (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-27T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Procedure update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will bring you right up to date on key procedural topics for practitioners including: The portals: scope and costs Service: the latest Admissions: what will be binding Evidence:...
Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Procedure update - autumn 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-27T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
On-demand
On-demand
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 (ON-DEMAND)
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 (ON-DEMAND)
APIL’s PI updates bring you all the very latest updates and caselaw and a generous helping of great tips and advice.  There is so much content, they run twice a year – nothing is...
Personal injury update - autumn 2020 (ON-DEMAND) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2020? (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will explore when and how to establish causation on the basis of material contribution to injury and deal, amongst other matters with: The origin of the law on establishing causation by...
Presented by: John McQuater
Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2020? (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Virtual event
Online
Client care 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Client care 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Frances McCarthy returns with her excellent one day training course covering everything you need to know to deliver great client care. This virtual course will illustrate how to place your client at...
Client care 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Virtual event
Online
Legal training for medical expert witnesses 2020 (LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT)
This course will include the latest case law developments on written questions to experts; covert recording of medical examinations; and why the expert in Thimmaya v Lancashire NHS Foundation...
Legal training for medical expert witnesses 2020 (LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 315.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Virtual event
Online
Clinical negligence update 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Clinical negligence update 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
To tackle ongoing uncertainty, and with everyone’s health and safety at heart, all APIL conferences, courses, and group meetings will be virtual to the end of 2020. This course will bring you...
Clinical negligence update 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

30 Nov
Venue TBC
Online
Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
This is an essential course for anyone running fast track personal injury claims which looks at every stage from entering the claim into the most appropriate protocol, through the protocol stages and CPR,...
Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-11-30T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Dec
Live webinar
10:00 - 11.00
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Changing your law firm’s entity? – A practical look at the regulatory requirements and contractual impact (LIVE WEBINAR)
This brand new webinar, presented by Kate Burt of Vincents Solicitors will cover: Reasons why firms look to change entity The difference between material and non-material changes  The SRA...
Presented by: Kate Burt
Changing your law firm’s entity? – A practical look at the regulatory requirements and contractual impact (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-01T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Understanding pension loss (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by Alison Taylor of Frenkel Topping will cover: What information you need to proceed with a pension loss claim Common mistakes to avoid What to do if occupation is...
Presented by: Alison Taylor
Understanding pension loss (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-01T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Dec
Virtual event
Online
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
We are delighted to announce full details for our 2020 'Accidents abroad conference', which will be taking place on a fully virtual platform, this December. This packed one-day...
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020 2020-12-03T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Claims for loss of earnings: The self-employed, the sportsperson and entertainer, and claims for loss of chance (LIVE WEBINAR)
A self-employed person faces particular difficulties when seeking to recover loss of earnings after being injured. This webinar looks at the particular difficulties of acting for self-employed people...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Claims for loss of earnings: The self-employed, the sportsperson and entertainer, and claims for loss of chance (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-04T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Dec
Virtual event
Online
Legal training for case managers (LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE)
Legal training for case managers (LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE)
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has been fighting for the rights of injured people for over 30 years. A not-for-profit campaign organisation, APIL’s 3,200 member lawyers (mainly...
Legal training for case managers (LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-12-04T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 240.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Dec
Virtual event
Online
Clinical negligence advanced 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Clinical negligence advanced 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
Following on from where the intermediate course left off this course is geared towards practitioners who already have experience in running clinical negligence claims and/or managing clinical...
Clinical negligence advanced 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE) 2020-12-07T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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The child claimant and fatal accident litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the particular problems and issues faced by a child who has suffered the loss of parents or carers.  It looks at the position when children are the sole claimants, have a...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
The child claimant and fatal accident litigation (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-08T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

9 Dec
Venue TBC
Online
Legal training for non-medical expert witnesses 2020 - liability (LIVE EVENT) 2020-12-09T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg 315.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Costs update - winter 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-11T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Dec
Live webinar
14:00 - 15:00
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Funding disbursements in the modern personal injury world (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by Robin Torr of Pilgrim Hope Solicitors, will run through all you need to know about funding disbursements in the modern era, with particular focus on: Why you should fund...
Presented by: Robin Torr
Funding disbursements in the modern personal injury world (LIVE WEBINAR) 2020-12-11T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Trusts for minors – protocol, practice and preferences
This webinar, presented by Alison Taylor of Frenkel Topping will cover: Starting position – court options Factors to consider Guidance from case law Benefits of a trust Types of...
Presented by: Alison Taylor
Trusts for minors – protocol, practice and preferences 2020-12-14T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

18 Jan
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2020! (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will help you know when, how and where to appeal - give you the knowledge and confidence to assess the merits of an appeal and, where appropriate, to pursue an appeal including: Why...
Presented by: John McQuater
How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2020! (LIVE WEBINAR) 2021-01-18T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

19 Feb
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Road traffic indemnity (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield will cover: The pecking order of insurer liability The impact of...
Presented by: David Withers
Road traffic indemnity (LIVE WEBINAR) 2021-02-19T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

26 Mar
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Education provision after serious injury (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield will cover: Overview of the law Putting the injured young person at the...
Presented by: David Withers
Education provision after serious injury (LIVE WEBINAR) 2021-03-26T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 May
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Commercial awareness in a personal injury practice (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield will cover: What financial metrics are important and why How should...
Presented by: David Withers
Commercial awareness in a personal injury practice (LIVE WEBINAR) 2021-05-14T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

18 Jun
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Financial tips after serious injury (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield will cover: Overview of benefits Accessing insurance policy...
Presented by: David Withers
Financial tips after serious injury (LIVE WEBINAR) 2021-06-18T17:00 images/webinar.png 0.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

15 Oct
Venue TBC
London
APIL asbestos conference 2021
APIL asbestos conference 2021 2021-10-15T17:00 images/one-day-conference.jpg 355.00 GBP 2020-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

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Continuing professional development is essential to keep personal injury lawyers equipped with sufficient legal knowledge, understanding and skills to run their caseload competently.

APIL accredits offices to run their legal training in-house, accredits certain courses run by other providers and barristers’ chambers, and also runs its own programme of over 120 training events nationwide - see below.

To maintain APIL’s high quality standards, all accredited legal training is carefully monitored and the feedback scrutinised by APIL’s training & accreditation committee and executive.


Accredited CPD

Accredited members can accrue up to 10 CPD hours out of the 16 accredited hours required to maintain accredited status via distance learning.


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