Professional Negligence

Instructing Counsel Webinar

Date: 22 September 2020
Location: Microsoft Teams

The training is CPD accredited and FREE, it is aimed primarily at paralegals, trainees and newly qualified solicitors/CILEX but more senior JLD members are welcome if they would benefit from a refresher.

  • Overview of instructing Counsel | Marcus Coates-Walker, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Barrister
  • Avoiding bad briefs and Building Relationships with Counsel | Natasha Dzameh, Commercial & Chancery Barrister & Sophie Smith-Holland, Family Barrister
  • Remote working, booking Counsel and the back sheet | Robert Bocock, Commercial & Chancery Practice Manager

There will be a live Q&A sections at the end of the webinar, we hope you can join us!

To book your place please RSVP to [email protected]

Note: you do not need an MS teams account to attend.

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Instructing Counsel Seminar

Date: 13 November 2018
Venue: St John's Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU
Location: Bristol

Bristol JLD and St John’s Chambers are pleased to invite you to their Instructing Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 from 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm at St John’s Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU.

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Limitation – an update on recent case law

Date: 25 April 2015

John provides an update covering recent cases on limitation periods, including consideration of whether a professional was under a continuing duty to advise, when loss was suffered, the date of knowledge under section 14A(10), deliberate concealment of facts and the limitation period for a solicitors’ claim for billed costs that had not been assessed.

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Correcting errors in wills

Date: 8 January 2013

John covers how lack of knowledge and approval’ and/or the process of construction of the will can be used to correct mistakes in the wording of a will, give an update on the remedy of rectification of the will under section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 and consider the case of Marley v Rawlings.

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Without prejudice communications

Date: 1 September 2012

John considers which communications will be caught by the ‘without prejudice’ rule, the uncertain boundaries of the rule and a discussion of the exceptions to the rule.

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