A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Understanding the vulnerability provisions in the CPR 2024

All levels - 1 hour

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

This webinar will review the important concept of vulnerability and how this may be relevant throughout any claim where a party or witness may be vulnerable including:

  • The definition of vulnerability in the CPR
  • The general approach of the Courts
  • Identifying potential vulnerability
  • Dealing with vulnerability of the claimant (and defendant) at the outset
  • Dealing with vulnerability in the claim form, directions questionnaire, listing questionnaire and application notices
  • The need for ground rules ahead of trial
  • The pervasive nature of vulnerability (as part of the overriding objective)
  • Vulnerability and proportionality in non-fixed cost cases
  • The problem of vulnerability in fixed costs cases


1 person - member/accredited firm: £85 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £115 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £150 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £185 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £375 + VAT


All people registered for live webinars will automatically be emailed details to view the on-demand learining following the webinar, whether you view live or not. Webinar recordings are available to view for up to six months.

27 Mar 2024

On-demand recording
From 27 Mar 2024 to 27 Sep 2024