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Costs Update Seminar and Legal Webinars in July

Welcome, to this months edition – this month we will be looking at our Costs Update Seminars and Legal Webinars in July

 Costs Update Seminar

We are running two ‘Costs Update Seminars’ in October in Manchester and London.

.The Costs Update Seminar will include:

*An update on the recent costs cases that affect personal injury
*Identifying when standard costs are still available in the fast track
*Identifying the many pitfalls in the fixed costs regime and how to avoid them
*Understanding when predictive costs still apply
*The practical consequences of QOCS
*Understanding the changes to Part 36 and avoiding the pitfalls
*Whether indemnity costs oust fixed costs where Claimants beat their own Part 36 offer
*Understanding the October 2014 changes in a ‘soft tissue injury claim’ and the cost implications
*Understanding when fixed costs might still apply to multi track claims
*Looking at whether it is fatal to your claim for costs if you named the wrong defendant
*Applying for costs deductions from damages in infant claims and the CPR changes
*Whether we are any nearer understanding the new proportionality test
*Whether you really do lose all your costs if you fail to file as costs budget on time
*Learning lessons from the case law on costs budgeting
*Whether disproportionate incurred costs affect future budgeted costs
*The effect of losing capacity on costs recovery and its effect on retainers
*Changes to the costs procedure and bill formats including the use of J codes
*Anticipated future changes

Please check out our calendar page to book – https://www.masstraining.org.uk/calendar/

Legal Webinars in July

We have three webinars coming up in July!

Litigation strategy – 05.07.2016

We will be looking at:

* Protocols and Portals
* Limitation – getting it right
* Service – avoiding the pitfalls
* Admissions – keeping your admission
* Interim Payments – when, how, inside and outside the Portals

Fixed Costs – 11.07.2016

We will be looking at:

*  Fixed costs within the Portals
*  Costs on Exit
*  PAD application costs
*  Exceptions
* Advocacy Fees – Mendes Vs Hochtief (UK) Construction LTD)
*  The future – Lord Jackson’s Proposals

Part 36 – 18.07.2017

We will be looking at:

Time limited offers
* Withdrawal of offers
* High claimant offers
* Counter claims
* Improved offers
* Late acceptance
* Costs budgeting
* Recent cases

You can book on our calendar page or email phil@masstraining.org.uk for a booking form

Thanks for reading about our Costs Update Seminars and Legal Webinars in July 

 

 

 

 

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