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26 Jan
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Expert witness training: How to write a good CV
This webinar will explore the form and content of a litigation expert's CV and why it should be different from one for a job application. We will also examine why a CV is...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - The principles and the law: Claims for wrongful birth - A practical review 2022-02-03T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

4 Feb
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Do Paul, Polmear and Purchase represent the end for psychiatric injury in clinical negligence?
The central theme of the webinar will be whether Paul, Polmear and Purchase represent the end for psychiatric injury in clinical negligence or the beginning of the end for Taylor v....
Presented by: Richard Baker
Do Paul, Polmear and Purchase represent the end for psychiatric injury in clinical negligence? 2022-02-04T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
Statements of case, drafting, dangers and pitfalls 2022 2022-02-18T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Feb
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Children and liability: Law, practice and procedure
This webinar looks at the law and practice relating to children as claimants and defendants.  It also looks at those cases where allegations are made against those who had care of...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Feb
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2022! 2022-02-22T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Feb
Free webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Mar
to 4 Mar
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Family law and child arrangements after serious injury
This webinar will explore the intrinsic links between serious injury, the wider family and the legal implications.  Whether P is single, in a relationship or married and with or...
Presented by: Louise Masters
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Mar
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Claims for loss of earnings: Learning from recent cases
This webinar looks at recent cases where the courts have considered issues relating to loss of  earnings and examines their practical relevance for preparing and proving...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Claims for loss of earnings: Learning from recent cases 2022-03-07T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Mar
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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'Practical jokes’ in the workplace - where is the boundary between employer’s liability and vicarious liability?
This webinar, presented by exceptional speaker and barrister Theo Huckle QC will briefly review the state of the law on vicarious liability and seek to cover what the Court of Appeal...
Presented by: Theo Huckle QC
'Practical jokes’ in the workplace - where is the boundary between employer’s liability and vicarious liability? 2022-03-10T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
Part two of this two webinar series will be presented by Lizanne Gumbel QC and Shahram Sharghy This session can be watched as a stand-alone webinar, or alongside part two of the...
Presented by: Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC & Shahram Sharghy
Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - Presenting, defending and valuing the claim 2022-03-10T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

11 Mar
Live webinar
13:00-14:00
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How to prepare for and attending detailed assessments
We are pleased to announce a new webinar to be delivered by Tom Jenkinson, coordinator of APIL’s costs and funding special interest group. This webinar has been included in...
Presented by: Tom Jenkinson
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

14 Mar
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Claims for loss of earnings of the self-employed and those involved in entertainment and sport
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...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
Claims for loss of earnings of the self-employed and those involved in entertainment and sport 2022-03-14T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

18 Mar
Live virtual event
09:30-17:00
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Running a brain injury case - the fundamentals 2022
This one-day virtual course will help you address the difficulties of representing people with injuries that might not always be visible but which can have a devastating affect on...
Presented by: Chani Dhaliwal & Matthew Stockwell
Running a brain injury case - the fundamentals 2022 2022-03-18T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

22 Mar
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Witness evidence in clinical negligence cases
This webinar takes a detailed look at recent cases where the evidence of lay witnesses has been crucial to issues of liability in clinical negligence cases.   ...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Mar
Venue TBC
Nottingham
09:30-17:00
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - spring 2022 2022-03-23T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

25 Mar
Venue TBC
London
09:30-17:00
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - spring 2022 2022-03-25T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Mar
Venue TBC
Manchester
09:30-17:00
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Presented by: Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Personal injury update - spring 2022 2022-03-29T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

29 Mar
Live webinar
12:00 - 13:00
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The summary assessment of costs: Procedure, practice and maximising recovery
Costs will be summarily assessed on all fast track trials and any hearing lasting less than one day.  Summary assessment can make up a significant part of a solicitor’s...
Presented by: Gordon Exall
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

31 Mar
Venue TBC
09:30-17:00
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Anatomy for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers 2022
At the end of this popular course delegates are sure to go away with a better understanding of anatomy. Lawyers will at last be able to understand medical terminology, and go on to win...
Presented by: Colin James Holburn & Nigel Zoltie
Anatomy for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers 2022 2022-03-31T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

6 Apr
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Why are defendants making Calderbank offers with Part 36 offers: The tactics and counter tactics you need to know! 2022-04-06T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
Legal training for expert witnesses 2022 (Course 1: Pre-trial and report writing) 2022-04-27T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
315.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 May
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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All you need to know about fundamental dishonesty 2022 2022-05-10T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
1100.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

7 Jun
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
Presented by:
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

23 Jun
Marriott Marble Arch Hotel
London
9.30am - 5.00pm
APIL abuse conference 2022 - Held in association with ACAL 2022-06-23T17:00 images/one-day-conference.jpg
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5 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

5 Jul
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
Presented by:
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Sep
Venue TBC
09:30-17:00
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Client care 2022
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...
Presented by: Frances McCarthy
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

12 Sep
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Dental negligence - what you really need to know in 2022 2022-09-12T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 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
1050.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Oct
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2022? 2022-10-03T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

6 Oct
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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Getting Part 36 right in 2022! 2022-10-06T17:00 images/webinar.png
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

17 Oct
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

19 Oct
Venue TBC
London
9.30am - 5.00pm
APIL asbestos conference 2022 2022-10-19T17:00 images/one-day-conference.jpg
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5.5 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

3 Nov
Venue TBC
London
9.30am - 5.00pm
Military claims conference 2022 2022-11-03T17:00 images/one-day-conference.jpg
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5.5 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

10 Nov
Live virtual event
09:30-17:00
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Running a brain injury case - intermediate 2022
Whether looking to build on recent experience or develop new skills, this virtual course will explain how to avoid common pitfalls when investigating causation and quantum issues; how...
Presented by: Chani Dhaliwal & Matthew Stockwell
Running a brain injury case - intermediate 2022 2022-11-10T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

16 Nov
Venue TBC
London
09:30-17:00
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Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure & compassion
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
Fatal accidents: Law, practice, procedure & compassion 2022-11-16T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

1 Dec
Venue TBC
London
9.30am - 5.00pm
APIL accidents abroad conference 2022 2022-12-01T17:00 images/one-day-conference.jpg
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5.5 CPD hours
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

5 Dec
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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1 CPD hour
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8 Dec
Venue TBC
London
09:30-17:00
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A comprehensive guide to running a successful asbestos claim
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
370.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

8 Dec
Live webinar
12:00-13:00
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2022-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

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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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