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6 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Costs update 2021 - final quarter
The webinar, presented by APIL vice president Brett Dixon and Gary Barker will cover: Offset of costs against costs Fundamental dishonesty and genuine belief Part 36...
Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Accidents at work: the latest
Presented by APIL's joint vice president, Brett Dixon, this virtual event will teach you about the latest developments in employers liability case law this year.  Join...
Presented by: Cenric Clement-Evans & Brett Dixon
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6 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

9 Dec
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Contributory negligence recent cases and their practical relevance
After looking at the general principles relating to contributory negligence this webinar reviews recent decisions in relation to contributory negligence. This webinar, presented by...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Dec
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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A comprehensive guide to running a successful asbestos claim 2021
This intensive one-day course is aimed at trainees and practitioners wanting to re-skill themselves in this highly technical area of industrial disease practice so they can master the...
Presented by: Daniel Easton & Stephen Glynn
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6 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

13 Dec
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Road traffic accidents: Essential case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update on road traffic accidents for autumn 2021 covering: Contributory negligence Highway authorities Ice and inclement...
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

13 Dec
Free webinar
15:00 - 16:00
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Whiplash, mixed injuries and tariff injuries and the valuation problem: Help us help you with seeking a Court of Appeal authority answering that question
The implementation by the government of the Official Injuries Claims Portal has happened. One of the outstanding problems is how a court will approach the valuation of injuries where...
Presented by: David Bott & Susan Brown & Brett Dixon & Mark Harvey
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Clinical negligence update - autumn 2021
This webinar will bring you all the very latest for latest for clinical negligence practitioners in 2021 including: Breach of duty Causation Psychiatric injury Loss of...
Presented by: John McQuater
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Dec
Live webinar
14:00 - 15:00
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Dealing with psychosomatic and functional symptoms in personal injury litigation
This webinar will explore some of the complexities that arise in cases involving psychosomatic or functional disorders.  Such cases give rise to a number of legal, medical,...
Presented by: Richard Geraghty
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

15 Dec
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Maximising rehabilitation gains in traumatic brain injury cases
This webinar explores the vital importance of early intervention and bespoke and meaningful rehabilitation in catastrophic brain injury cases.  Sarah Griggs, Partner at Irwin...
Presented by: Sarah Griggs & Mark Holloway
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

16 Dec
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Insolvency for personal injury lawyers
This webinar provides guidance on issues of insolvency for the personal injury practitioner. It looks at the position when the claimant is bankrupt, or subject to the insolvency...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

16 Dec
Live webinar
14:00 - 15:00
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Essential negligence, public liability and occupiers liability case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update for autumn 2021 on negligence, public liability and occupiers liability covering: Insurance policies and avoidance of liability What test will...
Presented by: Brett Dixon
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

13 Jan
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Avoiding problems with limitation and making a Section 33 application
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Recent cases on limitation The major problem areas of limitation Avoiding problems...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Jan
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Trial bundles in a post Covid landscape
Preparing for trial can be daunting.  One key part on such preparation, is the trial bundle.   Whilst it remains to be seen whether paper bundles will become a thing of...
Presented by: Amey Welch
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Jan
Free webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Current issues and hot topics: A discussion with members of APIL's Executive Committee (EC)
***APIL MEMBERS ONLY*** Following on from the success of our first meeting with members of APIL's Executive Committee in July, we are pleased to announce that three webinars...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Guy Forster & Jill Greenfield & John Michael Imperato & John McQuater & Suzanne Trask
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

20 Jan
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Avoiding procedural pitfalls in personal injury litigation
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The problem areas for personal injury litigation – where things go wrong and...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

21 Jan
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Baby loss: The essentials that you need to know
This one-hour session will review the essential knowledge a fee earner needs to have in order to investigate baby loss claims.  The session will look at the rise of maternity...
Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

26 Jan
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Feb
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - The principles and the law: Claims for wrongful birth - A practical review
This brand new two-part series will bring you right up to date on the theory, law and practice in wrongful birth claims.  Part one of this two webinar series will be presented by...
Presented by: Shaheen Rahman QC & Dominic Ruck Keene
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

18 Feb
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Statements of case, drafting, dangers and pitfalls 2022
This webinar takes a close look at the rules relating to drafting statements of case.  What should be on the claim form? What must the particulars of claim...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Feb
Free webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
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0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Mar
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - Presenting, defending and valuing the claim
This brand new two-part series will bring you right up to date on the theory, law and practice in wrongful birth claims. Part two of this two webinar series will be presented by...
Presented by: Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC & Shahram Sharghy
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Apr
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Legal training for expert witnesses 2022 (Course 1: Pre-trial and report writing)
The course will include the latest developments in the law on written questions to experts and covert recordings of medical examinations, as set out in the recent case of Mustard v...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
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6 CPD hours
315.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

18 May
to 20 May
The Celtic Manor Resort
Newport
9:30am - 5:00pm
APIL advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference 2022
APIL advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference 2022
After two years away, we are delighted to be heading back to the prestigious five-star Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales for this popular event. This two-day residential...
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10 CPD hours
1020.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

20 Sep
to 22 Sep
The Celtic Manor Resort
Newport
9:30am - 5:00pm
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2022
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2022
Over the last two decades, this specialist residential conference has grown from strength to strength and for 2022, we are delighted to be heading back to the prestigious five star...
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10 CPD hours
1020.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

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Presented by: Brett Dixon
Publication date: 22 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Publication date: 6 Dec 2021

Accidents abroad conference 2021
Publication date: 2 Dec 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 2 Dec 2021

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Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Publication date: 1 Dec 2021

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Presented by: Michael Pace
Publication date: 26 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Hugh C H Koch
Publication date: 24 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Hugh C H Koch
Publication date: 22 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 19 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall & Hilary Wetherell
Publication date: 12 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Liam Ryan
Publication date: 11 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 4 Nov 2021

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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
Publication date: 3 Nov 2021


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Presented by: John McQuater
Publication date: 29 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 28 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Richard Baker
Publication date: 22 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 20 Oct 2021

APIL asbestos conference 2021
Publication date: 15 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Richard Baker
Publication date: 15 Oct 2021

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Presented by: John McQuater
Publication date: 14 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 14 Oct 2021


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Presented by: Katherine Allen & Daniel Clarke
Publication date: 7 Oct 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 30 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Publication date: 29 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Brett Dixon & Mr Justice Johnson & Leanne Kershaw
Publication date: 27 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 24 Sep 2021

About APIL Training

APIL has been delivering personal injury and clinical negligence training since 1992. Our training is delivered by practitioners for practitioners, is well-established, and of the highest quality.

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

Continuing professional development is essential to maintain APIL accreditation and 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.


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