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Ogden: Discount Rate Change Implications

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The latest news is that the new Discount Rate set in March 2017 is set to change again in the near future. Proposed changes to The Damages Act are now set out in draft form with an invitation for responses. The Draft legislation will consider

  • What principles should guide how the Rate is set?
  • How often should the Rate be set?
  • Who should set the Discount Rate?

The implications for personal injury fee earners are many and varied.

What seems most likely is a return to positive % figures with 0% or even 1% suggested as likely in the draft legislation. This webinar will get you up to speed on all the implications and the ways in which you can prepare your cases for possible future Rate changes.

After watching our Webinar you will have learned:

  • All the implications of the Rate change
  • How to advise lay clients of the implications of fluctuations in the Rate
  • How to prepare calculations and advise on realistic outcomes for accommodation claims
  • All about current Part 36 offers and being able to decide on withdrawals while considering the implications
  • All the cost implications of the Rate change
  • How to reconsider costs budgets

We will be discussing:

  • Part 36 
    • Offers 
    • Acceptance
    • Withdrawal
  • Settlements
    • Court approval
    • Re-negotiation
  • Accommodation
    • Roberts v Johnstone revisited
    • JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 1245 (QB)
  • Periodical Payments
    • Implications
  • Costs
    • Standard costs and proportionality
    • Costs budget review

Book this Webinar if you want to:

  • Be able to review your cases in the light of the coming Discount Rate change
  • Respond to settlement proposals taking into account the proposed new Discount Rate
  • Prepare settlement proposals realistically
  • Consider cost implications and revisit budgets

When:

The webinar is now available as a recording and you can access it whenever you wish.

Your Trainer:

NEW – Ogden: How to use the Supplementary Tables and Tables A-DNicky Carter is a self-employed Solicitor and Legal Trainer and has been delivering training for us since 2010.

 

Price:

Prices for MASS Members are £75 for a single view and £150 for a group view

Prices for Non Members are £95 for a single view and £190 for a group view

Book online via our website by choosing an option above or fill in our booking form and return it to Elena@masstraining.org.uk

 

 

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