Podcast Location:
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Part of:
Jackson and County Court Reforms 2012 CPD Training Bundle
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CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

In this podcast Kerry Underwood explores the package of measures being introduced to reform the civil justice system and the long-awaited Government response to the proposals. He also examines the prohibition of referral fees and the impact the ban will have in practice.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the background and key aspects of the reforms being introduced to the civil justice process;
  • Appreciate the practical impact of these changes;
  • Understand which of the proposals will be going ahead, and those that await further consultation;
  • Understand the significance of the government’s announcement to prohibit referral fees for legal practitioners, claimants and claims management companies.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:

In this podcast Kerry Underwood from Underwoods Solicitors discusses the Government’s response to the County Court reforms proposals and their announcement to prohibit referral fees.

Podcast recorded: 8th March 2012

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