MASS Conference 2018 – Sessions and Speakers

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and Speakers

MASS Conference 2018 - Sessions and SpeakersThe MASS Conference 2018 – ‘Taking Real Law into the Virtual Era’ – is on Wednesday 17th October at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel and Spa

Our full Conference Programme can be viewed here





Getting the Right Experts at the Right Time in RTA/PI Claims

Experts are an invaluable element of a successful claim so it is important to choose the right one; get your instructions right, at the right time and for the right reason.

Chris Bright QC – No 5 Chambers

The Importance of Rehab

The Role of a Case Manager – What they do and when they should be instructed.

Maggie Sargent – Maggie Sargent & Associates

Identifying rehab needs, what you can claim for and the legal realities of funding rehabilitation.

Paul Kirtley – Exchange Chambers

Keynote Address – Online Courts and the impact of the CL Bill on the Courts

With online courts on the horizon and potentially more litigants in person – will the Courts cope and what will it mean in practice?

HH Judge Nigel Bird

The Practical Impacts of the Whiplash Reforms

Panel discussion on how the Civil Liability Bill and SCL reforms will impact the industry and ultimately the accident victim.

Chair – John Hyde, Journalist, Law Society Gazette


Claimant – Alan Hayes, Chief Legal Officer, Carpenters

Insurer – Antony Greensweig, Ageas

BTE provider – Tony Buss, Managing Director, ARAG

CMC – Nick Delaney, First4Lawyers


Dominic Clayden – Chief Executive Officer, Motor Insurers’ Bureau

Detecting Fraud and avoiding Fundamental Dishonesty claims

Dishonest clients may be few and far between, but detecting them is key. Practical tips on what to look out for could save time and money.

David Boyle – Deans Court Chambers

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

Electronic Bills – David Bentley-Miller, Managing Partner, Pendragon Drafting

FCA Regulation if CMCs – Too much, too late? – Paul Drabble,  Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor, TRUE Solicitors LLP

Part 36 and Cost Consequence – Lorna Badham, St Philips Chambers

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

Our Mission Statement

MASS promotes the highest standards of legal services through education and representation in the pursuit of justice for victims of road traffic accidents.