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Course Certificate in Civil Litigation Procedure

Overview


This is a structured two day course designed for those practitioners wishing to gain a good practical grounding in this field. It is suitable for trainees, newly qualified solicitors and paralegals as well as for those returning after a career break and those wishing to begin to litigate from another discipline.It is designed to provide an A to Z of litigation.

  • Preliminary matters

    • Information required from and to be given to the client
    • Costs considerations
    • Is the claim/defence worth pursuing?
    • Limitation

  • Can the case be settled

    • Pre-action protocols
    • Negotiations and tactics
    • Without prejudice, without prejudice save as to costs and open communications
    • Part 36

  • Preparing for litigation

    • Pre-action disclosure
    • Obtaining information from third parties
    • Preserving evidence
    • Pre-action interim remedies

  • Starting proceedings

    • Drafting statements of case
    • Technical requirements and structure
    • Are they full enough? Requests for further information
    • Issuing the claim and service rules

  • Case management

    • Allocation and directions
    • The court's powers to strike out and impose sanctions
    • Dealing with vexatious applications

  • Early judgment

    • Summary judgment
    • When does it interact with strike out?
    • Default judgment

  • Witness statements

    • Preparing witness statements
    • The use of witness statements at interim hearings and at trial
    • The use of witness summaries
    • Hearsay evidence

  • Experts

    • Single joint and separately instructed experts - the practical implications
    • Instructing the expert
    • Without prejudice meetings
    • What is the other side entitled to see?

  • Disclosure

    • What needs to be disclosed?
    • Available objections
    • Privilege claims

  • Preparing for trial and procedure

    • The pre-trial checklist
    • The court's powers to control evidence
    • Trial bundles
    • Getting the case to court

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Details


Type
Course
Level
Foundation
CPD
12 hours
SRA

Fees


£420.00
Package Price
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£960.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Andrew McLoughlinDetails
Francis TreasureDetails

Testimonial


Andrew McLoughlin was excellent. He kept the class alert and made the course interesting. He really made civil litigation come alive.

Johanna Williams - The Medical Defence Union

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2 Day Course
Wed 04 Oct 2017
Thu 05 Oct 2017
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09:30 | London
Francis Treasure

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