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Resiling from Admissions
Part 36 Offers
Wasted Costs Orders
Issue Based Costs Orders
Service of Proceedings: Points and Pitfalls
Setting Judgment Aside
Pre-Action Disclosure
Part 35 and the Instruction of Experts
Case Management in Multiple Party Actions
Restoring Companies to the Register
Service on Insolvent Companies
Practical Problems of Contribution Proceedings
Drafting Documents and Advocacy on the Small Claims Track
Drafting Claimant and Defendant Pleadings: A Workshop
Witness Immunity

Limitation Act 1980

Date of Knowledge: Section 14 of the Limitation Act 1980
Stretching Time: Section 33 of the Limitation Act  1980

Road Traffic

Litigating Low Velocity Impact Claims

Occupiers’ Liability Acts

Defences and Difficulties in Claims under the Occupiers’ Li
Ability Acts
Occupiers, Trespassers and Recreational Injury
Children and Occupier’s Liability


Street Life: Claims against Highway Authorities

Employers’ Liability

Frequent issues arising under the Six-Pack Regulations (either
together as a seminar [min.3 hours] or individually):
- Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations)1992
- Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
- Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Stress, Harassment and Bullying at Work
Noise Induced Hearing Loss: Causation and Limitation

Human Rights

An Introduction: The Framework and Operation of the Human
Rights Act 1998
The European Convention on Human Rights: Key Articles and
Cases for the Personal Injury Practitioner


Loss of Earnings
Claims for Care and Domestic Assistance
Schedules of Loss: Key Points and Issues
Causation and Loss of a Chance
Smith v Manchester, Ogden Six and Dependency Calcula
Special Damages in Personal Injury Claims
Periodical Payment Orders


Coroners’ Inquests
Conduct, Advocacy, Tips and Pitfalls


A Sporting Chance: Scope of the Duty of Care in Sports Law


Causation: Whose Fault is it Anyway?
Taking Responsibility: Vicarious Liability and the Close Con
nection Test
Update on Recent Professional Negligence Cases
Contribution in Professional Negligence Claims
Development of Quasi-Professional Negligence Claims
(educational negligence, social workers, teachers etc)
Collateral Challenge


Education Negligence – where do we go from here?
Social Services and care claims
Police claims
Social Security Benefits

Property: General

The New S25 and S26 procedure
Ancillary Relief
The Disability Discrimination Act
Anti-Social Behaviour: an Update
Possession Orders and Tolerated Trespassers
Tenancy Agreements: Terms and Conditions

Travel: General

Proving Foreign Law and Evidence
Foreign Limitation Periods
Revisiting Wilson v Best Travel Limited
Damages in Holiday Claims
Litigating Travel Cases in the Small Claims Track Packages
Dynamic Packaging and Misrepresentation in the context of
package holidays
Local Standards
S75 Consumer Credit Act 1978
The Athens Convention
Jurisdiction in Holiday Cases
Denied Boarding Compensation
Disability Discrimination and Air Travel
Food Poisoning and Group Actions
Direct Claims against Foreign Insurers

Art in Chambers: Hyde Park London 1934 by Wolf Suschitzky

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