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Webinar Archive 25th November 2022

The RTA Protocol

In this webinar, Louisa Simpson covers the RTA Protocol.   Topics covered include: Applicability of the RTA Protocol; The Protocol upper & lower limits; Stage 1 – the CNF and Response; Stage 2 – settlement, timing, medical evidence and soft tissue injuries, & interim payments; Stage 3 – failure to reach agreement, Defendant’s response & […]

Webinar Archive 18th November 2022

Highway Claims

In this webinar, Oliver Foy provides an overview of a highway authority’s statutory duty under section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 and the statutory defence under section 58.   To download a copy of the slides which accompany this webinar please click here.   For further information on Oliver’s practice or to discuss any […]

Webinar Archive 11th November 2022

Credit Hire – A Beginners Guide

This presentation, by Henry Hawkesworth, is a whistle-stop tour of the issues which arise in a standard credit-hire claim. It is aimed at those who are new to the area, and provides several insights from the point of view of a practitioner who frequently deals with these cases in the county court. It deals briefly […]

Webinar Archive 4th November 2022

Small Claims and the New Protocol for PI Small Claims

In this webinar, Rebekah Batt covers the new protocol for personal injury claims on the small claims track. Topics covered include: When the small claims track applies; Specific features of the small claims track; When the new protocol applies; How liability and quantum are dealt with under the new protocol; and Important time limits and […]

Webinar Archive 28th October 2022

Fixed Costs

In this webinar, Timothy Salisbury highlights the basis of various types of fixed costs within the CPR relevant to Personal Injury litigation.  This presentation highlights some quirks and potential pitfalls of the fixed recoverable costs (“FRC”) regime and includes some worked examples to illustrate how FRC are calculated in practice. To download a copy of […]

Webinar Archive 12th October 2022

Limitations and practical considerations

In this webinar, Lucy Plumpton mainly cover the topic of limitation, with a small section bringing together some tips for running personal injury claims well from the outset. This presentation is aimed at solicitors working on behalf of Claimants.   Topics covered include: – Limitation a) Key points b) Calculating time c) Date of knowledge […]

News 30th September 2022
Antonia Ford

European influence on UK Insurance industry loosens

Insurance has been part of road traffic litigation since 1897 when the first policy was issued. Policies were based on existing insurance schemes covering horse drawn carriages and third-party cover was not commonplace. Modern compulsory insurance was not introduced until the Road Traffic Act 1930, a significant time after Ford, Renault, Fiat, Daimler and Benz […]

Webinar Archive 27th August 2022

Indemnity – The Basics

In this webinar, Antonia Ford covers the basics necessary to understand the legal implications and practical considerations associated with indemnity in road traffic insurance. The webinar works through the tree of indemnity and provide guidance on when indemnity can be avoided and how this effects litigation proposed following road traffic accidents. To download a copy […]

News 1st September 2022

Pump Court Chambers Shortlisted at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to have been recognised and shortlisted for ‘Client Service Set of the Year’ at this year’s upcoming Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022. The shortlists are a result of extensive objective research by over 200 analysts. The lists reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work and excellence in […]

News 7th July 2022

Louisa Simpson commences third six pupillage

We are delighted to welcome Louisa Simpson who joins Pump Court Chambers as a third six pupil with immediate effect. Louisa is commencing her Third Six in our Civil Team, having completed her pupillage training under Suzanne McKie QC at Farore Law. Louisa specialised in employment law – specifically in cases involving discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing and […]

News 4th April 2022

Rebekah Batt joins Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to welcome Rebekah Batt to chambers following successful completion of her pupillage. During her time at Chambers she has built a mixed common law practice, accepting instructions across a range criminal, civil, and family matters in line with her chambers profile and with a particular focus on civil and family law. Tony […]

News 22nd March 2022
Antonia Ford

Antonia Ford secures ‘Sanderson’ cost order in a QOCS claim

The Claimant was injured in an accident within her home caused by the defective installation of a bathroom. Proceedings were issued against two Defendants because the true identity of the fitter was unclear. The Claimant was successful against the Second Defendant but unsuccessful against the First Defendant. The unusual feature was that the Second Defendant […]

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