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Categories:
Personal Injury
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
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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)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the recovery of Conditional Fee Agreement success fees in the context of acting for children in light of the recent changes to the Civil Procedure Rules.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the issues concerning the ‘old’ Part 21 of the Civil Procedure Rules;
  • Be aware of how the position has recently changed for solicitors acting for child claimants under a conditional fee agreement;
  • Know the issues that were encountered in seeking to recover the CFA success fees under the old provisions;
  • Be aware of the relevant changes to the Civil Procedure Rules that came into effect on 6 April 2015;
  • Understand the difference between the ‘old’ Part 21 and the ‘new’ Part 21 of the Civil Procedure Rules and the subsequent impact of these changes.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Procedural
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In this CPDcast series, Jake Rowley, a barrister at Farrar’s Building, looks at the recovery of Conditional Fee Agreement success fees in the context of acting for children.

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: 27:04

Date Recorded: 10th June 2015

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