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Civil Litigation Section

Webinar: Arbitrating personal injury and clinical negligence claims (15 May 2016)

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This webinar, inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership, will provide an introduction to the basics of arbitration and its practical workings, plus the benefits of  PIcARBS (Personal Injury claims Arbitration Service).

What will the webinar cover?

• An introduction to arbitration
• How arbitration has developed over recent years 
• How does arbitration differ from the other forms of ADR (meditation / adjudication) 
• Benefits and savings generated by arbitration over litigation and other forms of ADR
• How arbitration works practically 
• An introduction to PIcARBS and the PIcARBS process 
• Example case studies with flowcharts showing a ‘model’ process from start to finish
• Settlement using arbitration / PIcARBS 
• Costs under arbitration / PIcARBS
• Routes of appeal 
• The future 

Who should attend?

andrew ritchie qc

Speaker: Andrew Ritchie QC

Insurance companies 
NHS Litigation Authority
Motor Insurance Bureau 

Speaker: Andrew Ritchie QC, barrister, head of chambers, 9 Gough Square

Winner of the Chambers UK Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence Silk of the Year 2015.
Winner of the Legal 500 Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence Silk of the Year 2014/2015.
Described as approachable, dependable, a classy team player, hard on the issues and hard-working, Andrew has enormous experience in clinical negligence and personal injury law. In the last 12 months, he has recovered more than £10 million in lump sum damages for injured clients with continuing periodical payments orders in addition.

This webinar took place on 15 May 2016, but you can listen again to a recording via the link below. Please have your Section membership number to hand when booking.

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Civil Litigation Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • costs
  • budgeting and management
  • court fees
  • access to justice
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • profitability
  • clinical negligence
  • fixed costs
  • J codes
  • adjudication
  • service
  • jurisdiction
  • consumer protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: seminars, workshops, webinars, conferences, e-newsletters, magazines amd Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

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