MASS Conference 2018 – Sessions and Speakers

The MASS Conference 2018 – ‘Taking Real Law into the Virtual Era’ – was on 17th October at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel and Spa

Our full Conference Programme can be viewed here


MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersGetting the Right Experts at the Right Time in RTA/PI Claims

Chris Bright QC – No 5 Chambers

Chris Bright QC is Head of the Clinical Negligence Group at No5 Chambers and is recognised as a leading personal injury and clinical negligence Silk.  He works nationally for leading claimant provincial and London solicitors and national defendant insurer firms.  Chris conducts the highest level of claims in terms of complexity and value e.g. £10m+ (pre-Discount Rate review), particularly those involving complex medical, causation and CCG/local authority funding/PPO issues.

You can read Chris’ notes, as they appear in the delegate pack, here.


The Importance of Rehab

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMaggie Sargent – Maggie Sargent & Associates

Maggie is a Registered General Nurse and trained at St Thomas’s Hospital, London. She has over 30 years of experience of caring for patients both in hospitals and within the community.

You can view Maggie’s presentation here.

 

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersPaul Kirtley – Exchange Chambers

Paul is considered one of the leading civil practitioners on the North Eastern Circuit.

His expansive practice covers a wide range of areas including: Personal injury and clinical negligence, Employment, Regulatory and Mediation.

You can view Paul’s presentation here.

 

 


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Paul Nicholls

You can read extracts of Paul’s speech here.

 


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MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersKeynote Address – Online Courts and the impact of the CL Bill on the Courts

HH Judge Nigel Bird

HHJ Nigel Bird is the Designated Civil Judge for Greater Manchester. Judge Bird was called to the Bar in 1991 and a member of Kings’ Chambers. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2008, a Circuit Judge in 2011 and a Specialist Circuit Judge in 2013. He took up his present post in January 2018. He is heavily involved in the process of Reform, is a member of the civil Judicial Engagement Group and a member of the Civil Executive Team. He was a member of Lord Briggs’ working group for the Civil Court Structural Review and chairs the Greater Manchester Local Leadership Group. He is a contributing editor of the White Book.

You can view HH Judge Nigel Bird’s presentation here.


The Practical Impacts of the Whiplash Reforms

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersChair – John Hyde, Journalist, Law Society Gazette

Panel:

Claimant – Alan Hayes, Chief Legal Officer, Carpenters

Insurer – Antony Greensweig, Ageas

BTE provider – Tony Buss, Managing Director, ARAG

CMC – Nick Delaney, First4Lawyers


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Dominic Clayden – Chief Executive Officer, Motor Insurers’ Bureau

You can view Dominic’s presentation here

 


MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersDetecting Fraud and avoiding Fundamental Dishonesty claims

David Boyle – Deans Court Chambers

You can view David’s presentation here


Bullet Point Hour – Keeping up to date in the RTA/PI world

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersElectronic Bills – David Bentley-Miller, Managing Partner, Pendragon Drafting

Your can read David’s notes for the Delegate Pack here and view his presentation here.

 

 

 

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersFCA Regulation if CMCs – Too much, too late? – Paul Drabble,  Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor, TRUE Solicitors LLP

To view Paul’s presentation please click here.

 

 

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersPart 36 and Cost Consequence – Lorna Badham, St Philips Chambers

You can read Lorna’s notes here and view her presentation here.

 

 

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Credit Hire – Craig Budsworth, Legal Director – Credit Hire, Accident Exchange

To view Craig’s presentation please click here.

 

 

 

 

 


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