Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
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Personal injury on-demand legal training

Personal injury on-demand training

Personal injury on-demand training is convenient method of topping up your CPD hours. With a variety of knowledgeable speakers, APIL on-demand learning is accessible via the web: streamed to your computer or downloaded to your mobile device.

Each session is accredited with 1 CPD hour.

New Listen on the go - download training as audio only (mp3), for all new on-demand training.

On-demand training

Our on-demand training is typically available for six months after the webinar broadcast, but we do suggest that you check that the content is still relevant before signing up

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Advanced procedure and tactics 2021
This course deals with strategic and tactical considerations for experiences practitioners litigating claims, with all the latest cases and topics. Including all the latest cases the day will...
John McQuater
Publication date: 21 Jan 2021

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How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2021! (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...
John McQuater
Publication date: 19 Jan 2021

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Implications for neurologic music therapy interventions in medicolegal cases: a joint perspective (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will explore the clinical research as to the benefits of 'neurologic music therapy (NMT) and highlight the unique insights and contribution NMT intervention has made for TBI clients...
Elizabeth Nightingale & Sofie Toft
Publication date: 18 Jan 2021

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Fee deductions and challenges - What now, post Belsner v Cam Legal Services? (LIVE WEBINAR)
The scheme introduced under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 has led to deductions from damages in personal injury claims becoming more common place and for some types of...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 18 Jan 2021

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Accidents at work 2021
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...
Cenric Clement-Evans & Brett Dixon
Publication date: 15 Jan 2021

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The essentials of RTA claims (Part one) (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon will cover: Road Traffic Act 1988 and insurance issues – the latest cases Injuries arising out of the use of the insured...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 14 Dec 2020

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The essentials of RTA claims (Part two) (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL vice-president Brett Dixon will cover: The latest case law Multiple defendants and multiple accidents Responsibility for injuries Related events and...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 14 Dec 2020

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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...
Alison Taylor
Publication date: 14 Dec 2020

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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...
Robin Torr
Publication date: 11 Dec 2020

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Costs update - winter 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR)
The webinar, presented by APIL vice president Brett Dixon, and current costs special interest group co-ordinator Gary Barker will cover: CPR Whiplash Small claims Protocol review What is a...
Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Publication date: 11 Dec 2020

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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...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 8 Dec 2020

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John McQuater
Publication date: 7 Dec 2020

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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...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 4 Dec 2020

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Legal training for case managers 2020
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...
Warren Collins & Neil Sugarman
Publication date: 4 Dec 2020

APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
APIL accidents abroad conference 2020
APIL's 2020 accidents abroad conference is taking place on a fully virtual platform this December and we are delighted to bring this packed programme directly to your homes and work...
Publication date: 3 Dec 2020

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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...
Alison Taylor
Publication date: 1 Dec 2020

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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...
Kate Burt
Publication date: 1 Dec 2020

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Succeeding in difficult cases – Occupiers, highways and responsibility for third parties (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will guide you through what you need to know to succeed in occupier's liability and highways act cases. It will also cover the latest cases in the area.  Topics covered...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 30 Nov 2020

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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...
John McQuater
Publication date: 30 Nov 2020

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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:...
Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Publication date: 27 Nov 2020

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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...
Sarah Griggs & Mark Holloway
Publication date: 27 Nov 2020

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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...
Mike Benner & Sam Elsby
Publication date: 25 Nov 2020

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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...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 23 Nov 2020

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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...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 23 Nov 2020

PI World conference: Driving change in the sector
PI World conference: 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...
Publication date: 17 Nov 2020

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...
Publication date: 13 Nov 2020

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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...
David Haines & Robin Oppenheim QC & Frederick Powell
Publication date: 12 Nov 2020

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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...
Richard Geraghty
Publication date: 12 Nov 2020

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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...
Robin Oppenheim QC
Publication date: 9 Nov 2020

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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...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 6 Nov 2020

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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...
Hilary Wetherell
Publication date: 4 Nov 2020

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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...
John McQuater
Publication date: 2 Nov 2020

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Preparing a schedule in a fatal claim (LIVE WEBINAR)
The third in a series of a five, this webinar looks at the essential elements of a claim for damages in fatal accident litigation, considering all the information necessary to draft a credible schedule in...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 30 Oct 2020

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The business of diversity (LIVE WEBINAR)
This brand new webinar presented by Amandeep Dhillon and Rajinder K Mann OBE,  will focus on the important issues surrounding diversity in business, and look in depth at: The importance of...
Amandeep Dhillon & Rajinder K Mann OBE
Publication date: 28 Oct 2020

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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...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Publication date: 27 Oct 2020

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Understanding the law relating to fatal accidents (LIVE WEBINAR)
This is the second of a series of five webinars taking you through the essential elements you have to consider before you can advise whether a claim for fatal accident damages can be...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 26 Oct 2020

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Serving by email: avoiding the traps (LIVE WEBINAR)
2020 has seen much greater use of email not just for routine correspondence but for service of documents. Whilst APIL and FOIL have agreed Best Practice, many defendants are not following, or are...
John McQuater
Publication date: 26 Oct 2020

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Dental negligence - what you really need to know in 2020 (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will give an overview of update of dental negligence claims including Effective risk assessment Funding arrangements Getting instructions Investigating the claim using the...
John McQuater
Publication date: 23 Oct 2020

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Swift v Carpenter (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar will bring you fully up to date with the case of Swift v Carpenter. Presented by top barrister Richard Baker, it will cover: A review of Swift v Carpenter How the new test will...
Richard Baker
Publication date: 22 Oct 2020

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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...
Natalie Cosgrove & John McQuater
Publication date: 20 Oct 2020

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Costs update - 3rd quarter (LIVE WEBINAR)
The webinar, presented by APIL joint vice-president Brett Dixon, and current costs special interest group co-ordinator Gary Barker will cover: The October rule changes The latest on guideline...
Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Publication date: 16 Oct 2020

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Making serious injury litigation work for all stakeholders (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by APIL brain injury special interest group secretary David Withers of Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield , and Helen Kanczes, Senior Associate of Clyde and Co, Manchester will...
Helen Kanczes & David Withers
Publication date: 14 Oct 2020

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Fatal accidents: Seeing the client for the first time, preparing the client for the inquest and attending the inquest (LIVE WEBINAR)
This is the first of five webinars which will take you through the essential first meeting with the client, discussion and advice about funding and retainers and also preparing for an attending an...
Hilary Wetherell
Publication date: 13 Oct 2020

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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...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Publication date: 12 Oct 2020

APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2020
APIL annual clinical negligence conference 2020
In 2020, APIL’s annual clinical negligence conference is taking place on a fully virtual platform and we are delighted to be bringing our packed two-day programme - which centres around...
Publication date: 8 Oct 2020

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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,...
John McQuater
Publication date: 8 Oct 2020

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Children and personal injury claims (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the practical implications of acting for children injured in personal injury cases and the steps that need to be taken to ensure that a child claimant is properly represented and...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 5 Oct 2020

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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...
Frances McCarthy
Publication date: 30 Sep 2020

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Mediation on-line in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
Long standing APIL members Paul Balen and Brian Dawson are also directors of Trust Mediation, providers of specialist mediators for personal injury and clinical negligence disputes. In this...
Paul Balen & Brian Dawson
Publication date: 24 Sep 2020

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The employers duty of care in personal injury cases (LIVE WEBINAR)
Actions for breach of statutory duty were effectively curtailed by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013.  It is important that personal injury litigators are fully aware of the nature of...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 24 Sep 2020

APIL asbestos conference 2020
APIL asbestos conference 2020
In response to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic,  APIL's annual asbestos conference will now be going virtual! This brand new and innovative format...
Publication date: 17 Sep 2020

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Why are defendants making Calderbank offers with Part 36 offers: The tactics and counter tactics you need to know! (LIVE WEBINAR)
Defendants have taken to making Calderbank offers with Part 36 offers.   It is essential to understand the differences between Part 36 offers and Calderbank offers in order to give proper advice,...
John McQuater
Publication date: 11 Sep 2020

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Claims for loss of earnings: recent cases and the effect of Ogden 8 (LIVE WEBINAR)
Claims for loss of earnings are a fundamental part of many actions for personal injury. It is essential that practitioners have a detailed knowledge of the way that the courts approach this issue in...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 9 Sep 2020

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Pleading (statements of case) for personal injury lawyers (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar, presented by Gordon Exall, looks at the essential rules and guidance that personal injury lawyers must know when drafting, or reviewing statements of case. What should be on the claim...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 3 Sep 2020

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Personal injury update - spring 2020 (ON-DEMAND FULL DAY TRAINING COURSE)
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, APIL regrettably had to cancel the majority of the ‘Spring PI update’ series.   However, we are delighted to announce that the course is now available to...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Publication date: 31 Aug 2020

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Deductions from damages and mitigation of loss (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at those matters that could reduce the damages a claimant receives in a personal injury case, looking firstly at deductions from damages (outside the CRU regime) and then at issues...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 11 Aug 2020

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When the sky falls in: what to do when things go wrong in litigation (LIVE WEBINAR)
At some time in their career every lawyer will make a mistake of some kind.   Very little is taught about how to deal with those mistakes and the practical steps that can be taken to rectify...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 6 Aug 2020

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The 8th edition of the 'Ogden Tables' and their practical impact (LIVE WEBINAR)
The government's new 'Actuarial Tables' were published on 17th July 2020.  Gordon Exall takes us through the significant changes introduced by the 8th edition of the...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 31 Jul 2020

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APIL quarterly review 2020 - 3rd 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...
Mike Benner & Sam Elsby
Publication date: 28 Jul 2020

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Claims for medical expenses, care and work around the home (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the law and practice relating to the costs of medical treatment, care and loss of ability to do work around the home.   It covers the difficulties quantifying care in...
Gordon Exall
Publication date: 23 Jul 2020

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Psychiatric injury and clinical negligence claims: current issues (On-demand)
This on-demand session will explore, and explain, some important current themes in claims for psychiatric injury arising out of clinical negligence including: The distinction between primary victims...
John McQuater
Publication date: 7 Apr 2020

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Regulations and duties post Enterprise Act
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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The Six Pack Regulations Part I
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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Principles of negligence in employers liability
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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Using risk assessment to win cases
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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Mediation in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation
This webinar looks at mediation in personal injury and clinical negligence cases in the light of the Civil Justice Council’s recommendation in civil litigation of “a presumption that ADR will...
Paul Balen & Brian Dawson
Publication date: 18 Nov 2019

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How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical explanation
With the recent change in the discount rate, now is an ideal time for those new to personal injury and medical negligence, as well as those moving into multitrack work, to understand how to use the Ogden...
Malcolm Underhill
Publication date: 11 Oct 2019

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Trusts for minors - protocol, practice and preferences
This webinar, presented by Alison Taylor of Frenkel Topping will cover:
Alison Taylor
Publication date: 26 Sep 2019

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Planning a campaign: timing, tools and techniques
This is the third of a three-part series of webinars designed to put you and your firm on the political map. In this final webinar, Lorraine Gwinnutt, APIL’s Head of Public Affairs, shows you how...
Lorraine Gwinnutt
Publication date: 22 Mar 2019

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Handling the defective product claim
This webinar, presented by knowledgeable speaker Mark Harvey, will cover Consumer Protection or Consumer Rights Act? What is a defective product? Who should you sue and...
Mark Harvey
Publication date: 19 Mar 2019

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.