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APIL military claims conference 2021

APIL military claims conference 2021
All levels - 5.5 hours

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

APIL's eighth military claims conference is taking place on a fully virtual platform (via Zoom) and we are delighted to bring this packed programme directly to your homes and work spaces!

This BRAND NEW and innovative format will take place live on Wednesday, 24th March but delegates are also invited to view the event, on-demand, for six months after the live event.

**Please note that registrations are for individual delegates only.  Delegates will be sent a personal unique link which must not be shared.

Topics include:

Liability in military claims

  • Challenges in bringing a claim against the MOD
  • Practical tips on dealing with the MOD (e.g. getting records/hurdles)
  • Speaker: Thomas Banks, Barrister, 12KBW, London

The evolving workforce across the UK Armed Forces: a retired officer’s view

  • The impact of societal changes, demographics and technology on the evolution of the workforce across the UK Armed Forces
  • Speaker: John Sephton MBE, Former Royal Navy Commander, John Sephton Consulting Ltd, Dorset

Investigating intentional torts for military clients

  • How to progress claims involving assault, harassment and other intentional torts
  • The Court Martial, the RMP and service complaints procedures
  • Employment tribunals vs the civil courts - Key cases and practical tips Speaker: Ahmed Al-Nahhas, Secretary
  • Speaker: Ahmed Al-Nahhas, Secretary of APIL's Military SIG, Bolt Burdon Kemp

The interaction of AFCS payments, military pension and other receipts with common law damages

  • The offsetting of AFCS awards v civil damages
  • Speaker: Chris Barnes, Barrister, Exchange Chambers, Liverpool

Overview of AFCS Claims

  • Application and appeals process
  • Speaker: Laura Gooding, Barrister, Exchange Chambers, Manchester

Limitation issues

  • A guide to section 33 arguments for military cases
  • Speaker: Nina Ross, Barrister, 12KBW, London

Depression and PTSD amongst service personnel

  • The relationship and prevalence of PTSD and depression in the armed forces
  • Issues and challenges for experts in this field
  • Treatment and costs
  • Speaker: Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health, King's College London

Legal update (incorporating The Overseas Operations Bill

  • Overseas Operations Bill
  • What the Bill means to your practice and the steps APIL has been taking to counter it
  • Speakers: Ahmed Al-Nahhas, Secretary of APIL's Military SIG, Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • Simon Quinn, Co-ordinator of APIL’s Military SIG, Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd


Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT