A Legal Briefing with Forbes Solicitors

Together we are Forbes

Friday 30 September 2011, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, LS10 1LT

The Insurance team at Forbes Solicitors are pleased to be able to confirm the programme for their latest interactive legal update seminar. The seminar will also include sector specific break out sessions looking at topical issues for both the public sector and retail sector.

  • 9.15am - Registration & refreshments
  • 9:45am - Introduction from Siobhan Hardy
  • 10:00am - The Future for Personal Injury Claims, Martin Crabtree, Insurance Senior Partner, Forbes
    • The Jackson report
    • Claims management industry
    • Referral fees
    • Court reform
    • Compensation law reform
  • 10:35am - Industrial Disease Fraud, Chris Booth, Anti Fraud Manager, Forbes
    • New and emerging trends
    • The typical Fraudster?
    • Tools of the trade
  • 11:15am - Coffee break
  • 11:30am - Break out sessions
    • Private Sector Session
      • Expert Immunity, Instructing experts following Jones v Kaney
      • Avoiding Occupiers Liability
      • Trespassers, McGeown v Northern Ireland Housing Executive
      • Product Liability, a review of the principles governing liability to the public
    • Public Sector session
      • The Courts attitude to budget cuts
      • A case study
      • Expert Immunity, Instructing experts following Jones v Kaney
  • 12:30pm - Lunch
  • 1:30pm - Forbes at Trial, David Pickford, Insurance Partner
    • A review of some cases run to trial by Forbes
  • 1:45pm - Surveillance and gathering fraud intelligence, Roger Bescoby, Director, Brownsword Group / Mike India 5 Surveillance
    • To include the impact of privacy laws and anticipated regulatory changes
  • 2:15pm - Pain Syndrome Claims & Exaggeration, Ed Broome, Counsel, Crown Office Chambers, London
    • A practical session looking at the issues in handling claims for the above
  • 3:15pm - close

Cost: FREE OF CHARGE