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27 Sep
Free webinar
13:00 -14:00
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The New Damages Live Service (PD51ZB)
In May 2021, HMCTS launched the digital service to a restricted number of users. It is now extending the service to more firms.   The pilot is supported by practice direction...
Presented by: Brett Dixon & Mr Justice Johnson & Leanne Kershaw
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Sep
Marriott Worsley Park
Manchester
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Personal injury update - autumn 2021
Our six monthly update is back for the autumn! Written and presented by top expert practitioners, professional presenters and JPIL case digest editors, APIL vice president, Brett Dixon...
Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
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30 Sep
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Interim payments for damages and costs: Law, practice and procedure
This webinar looks at the law, practice and procedure in relation to interim payment applications.  It deals with interim payments for damages and payments on account of costs...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Oct
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Accidents and illnesses abroad claims - the fundamentals
This packed one-day course, delivered by expert speakers Katherine Allen and Daniel Clarke, is aimed at those who are new to accidents and illness abroad claims and will...
Presented by: Katherine Allen & Daniel Clarke
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6 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Oct
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Legal training for expert witnesses (Course 2: Court proceedings, trial and post-trial)
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is pleased to present two live legal training courses for expert witnesses, geared towards all claimant and defendant experts...
Presented by: Richard Baker & Jonathan Bertram & Ian Christian & Adam Clemens & Sarah Edwards & The Rt Hon Sir John Goldring & Anna Pask & Liam Ryan & Nick Worth
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6 CPD hours
315.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Oct
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
Getting Part 36 right in 2021! 2021-10-14T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Oct
Live webinar
14:00-15:00
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Witness statements – drafting witness statements that comply with the rules
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The mandatory requirements for witness statements and the consequences of...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

15 Oct
Marriott Hotel Regents Park
London
09:30 - 17:00
APIL asbestos conference 2021
APIL asbestos conference 2021
Now in its 16th year, we are delighted to have secured a host of eminent speakers to take part in this popular event, which is returning to London's Marriott Regents Park...
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5.75 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

15 Oct
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Claims by secondary victims (part one)
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barriser Richard Baker will cover: Primary victims and secondary victims The control mechanisms Who can be a...
Presented by: Richard Baker
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

20 Oct
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Expert evidence – understanding the basics and avoiding the pitfalls
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The rules relating to expert evidence “Who is an “expert Obtaining the...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Oct
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Claims by secondary victims (part two)
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barriser Richard Baker will cover: Claims following clinical negligence Recent developments in the case law (Paul and...
Presented by: Richard Baker
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

28 Oct
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Civil evidence and social media
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Social media as a resource for the personal injury litigator (providing links to...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Oct
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: John McQuater
Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2021? 2021-10-29T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

2 Nov
9.30am - 4.30pm
Child brain injury conference - Held in association with The Children
Child brain injury conference - Held in association with The Children's Trust
APIL is delighted to be working in conjunction with The Children's Trust on our very first 'Child brain injury conference'. This event will be taking place on a...
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5 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Nov
Free webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Nov
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Surveillance evidence in personal injury cases
This webinar deals with practice and procedure in relation to the production of surveillance evidence in personal injury cases and looks at: A detailed look at the rules and...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Nov
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Liam Ryan
Stress at work claims - The minefield of the modern workplace in 2021 2021-11-11T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Nov
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure and compassion 2021
This course will be delivered by experienced practitioner Hilary Wetherell, a partner at Irwin Mitchell, and barrister Gordon Exall, author of APIL's 'Guide to Fatal...
Presented by: Gordon Exall & Hilary Wetherell
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6 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

19 Nov
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Disclosure and documentary evidence
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The claimant’s duty of disclosure What are “documents”? The...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Lessons for experts: Reported cases 2020/2021
The Judiciary are becoming more critical of experts where they fall below the appropriate standards, and recent reported cases highlight these and also give guidance to experts not...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Nov
Live webinar
14:00-15:00
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Proving damages
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall looks at the challenges facing practitioners having to prove damages at trial. It looks at those...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

26 Nov
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Anti-money laundering for litigators - does it apply to you in 2021?
This webinar, presented by knowlegeable speaker, Michael Pace, will cover: The new 2017 regulations The new 2018 'Practice Note' MLRO and AML compliance...
Presented by: Michael Pace
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

2 Dec
Marriott Marble Arch Hotel
London
09:30 - 17:00
Accidents abroad conference 2021
Accidents abroad conference 2021
Now in its 6th year, we are delighted to have secured a host of eminent speakers to take part in this popular annual event, which is returning to London's Marriott Marble Arch...
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5.75 CPD hours
355.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

2 Dec
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Applications and interlocutory hearings: a practitioner’s guide
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Knowing the rules in relation to applications Evidence in support Cases that help...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

6 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Free webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Live virtual event
9:30 - 17:00
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Presented by: Cenric Clement-Evans & Brett Dixon
Accidents at work: the latest 2021-12-08T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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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: 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

14 Dec
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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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 & 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

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

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

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

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

27 Apr
Venue TBC
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

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Presented by: Alison Taylor
Publication date: 10 Sep 2021

APIL abuse conference 2021 - Held in association with ACAL
Publication date: 15 Jul 2021

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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Publication date: 13 Jul 2021

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Presented by: Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Publication date: 23 Jun 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

APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2021
Publication date: 21 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Alison Taylor
Publication date: 17 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Publication date: 16 Sep 2021

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Presented by: Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Publication date: 13 Sep 2021

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Publication date: 8 Sep 2021

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Publication date: 28 Jul 2021

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Publication date: 27 Jul 2021

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Publication date: 27 Jul 2021

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Presented by: Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Publication date: 20 Jul 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
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Presented by: Gordon Dalyell & Brett Dixon & Sam Elsby & Neil McKinley & John McQuater & Jonathan Scarsbrook
Publication date: 5 Jul 2021

Advanced brain injury conference 2021
Publication date: 1 Jul 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 30 Jun 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 25 Jun 2021

Advanced spinal cord injury conference 2021
Publication date: 24 Jun 2021

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Presented by: Gordon Exall
Publication date: 18 Jun 2021

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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
Publication date: 16 Jun 2021

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Publication date: 10 Jun 2021

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Publication date: 7 Jun 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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