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Categories:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Civil Procedure
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the Civil Justice Council’s Guidance on the Use of Experts.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the current legal landscape into which the CJC Guidance fits;
  • Know what the CJC Guidance seeks to achieve;
  • Be aware of what the CJC Guidance says about the appointment of experts;
  • Understand how the CJC Guidance deals with the instruction of experts;
  • Know what steps are advised in the CJC Guidance for those experts that are encountering a serious problem with their instructions;
  • Be aware of the changes contained in the CJC Guidance compared to the Protocol.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Procedural
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In this CPDcast, Giles Hutt, a Professional Support Lawyer at Hogan Lovells, looks at the Civil Justice Council’s Guidance on the Use of Experts. Giles focuses on the purpose of the CJC Guidance, provides an analysis of the Guidance and outlines its most important sections.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 31:04

Date Recorded: 17th June 2015

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