Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 30.9 MB]
Categories:
Costs & Funding
CPD Points:
Up to 1 point. details »

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
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

In this podcast Kerry Underwood from Law Abroad PLC considers the recent developments in costs and funding in low value claims including the new claims process for low value RTA claims and the Jackson Costs proposals.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the current position for costs and funding in low value claims;
  • Understand the proposals in the Jackson report;
  • Know what will happen to referral fees post Jackson;
  • Be aware of the anticipated changes to Conditional Fee Agreements;
  • Be aware of the current position and future of the recoverability of success fees;
  • Understand how self-insurance will be approached by the courts;
  • Be aware of the impact of the implementation of Alternative Business Structures.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Human Rights Act 1998;
  • MGN v UK [2011] ECHR 6;
  • Morris v London Borough of Southwark [2011] EWCA Civ 25;
  • The Jackson Report.
Tags:

In this podcast Kerry Underwood from Law Abroad PLC discusses costs and funding in low value claims.

Podcast added: 25/02/11

Start this CPDcast Activity

© CPDcast.com