MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and Speakers

The Road Ahead – Adapting to Change

Our Annual Conference will be on Wednesday 16th October at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel and Spa.
For more details and to book your place please go to MASS Conference 2019 & Associated Events.


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All things Costs – what does the future hold for PI?

Benjamin Williams QC, 4 New Square

Ben is a commercial practitioner with an emphasis on insurance related disputes. He is also well known for his expertise on the law relating to solicitors, litigation funders, claims management companies and costs, as well as consumer and regulatory law. He is recommended in these areas by the major legal directories.


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersHerbert v HH Law – the Judgment; the implications and the approach

PJ Kirby QC, Hardwicke

PJ has enjoyed a long and successful career at the Bar having previously been a partner in a Holborn firm of solicitors. He took silk in 2013 – the only costs specialist to do so that year. PJ is Joint Head of Chambers at Hardwicke.


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersInquests – A Practical Guide

Karl Hirst, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Karl’s real interest is in working hard as part of a team to secure outstanding results that matter to his clients. His experienced insight is matched by a great bedside manner and a commitment to being attentive, accessible and responsive. He is a valuable component in any specialist team.


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Paul Nicholls

Paul was the founding partner of Nicholls Brimble in April 2010. He has experience in numerous litigious areas – Civil, Criminal, Regulatory, and Family, representing families in coroners court for those killed on the road, at work, and occasionally those unlawfully killed through to divorce, commercial litigation, contractual disputes and assistance at Crown and Magistrates Court.


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersFatal Accidents Act – Proposals and Pitfalls

Jamie Gamble, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Jamie practices exclusively in the areas of personal injury and clinical negligence. His practice now primarily focuses upon claims for catastrophic injury of substantial value (acting with or without a leader).

 


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersVulnerable Road Users – Where do the liabilities lie?

Jasmine Murphy, Hardwicke

Jasmine specialises in personal injury and professional negligence cases involving solicitors.

 

 


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersCivil Litigation – Avoiding a breakdown – Helping clients by helping yourself

Gordon Exall, Zenith Chambers

Gordon’s practice focuses on civil disputes, sanctions, personal injury and damages. He has an enormous depth of knowledge, having appeared in numerous cases, written a number of books and lectured frequently in these areas of law.


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersMASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersSubtle Brain Injuries – the symptoms of a subtle brain injury; an experts guide

Dr Dougall McCorry, Consultant Neurologist/Epileptologist, University Hospital Birmingham

Dr McCorry’s expertise covers a range of areas including Epilepsy, Headache, Post Head Injury and Whiplash Syndrome, General Neurology, and Medico-Legal Experience.

 


MASS Conference 2019 – Sessions and SpeakersForeign Claims – Preparing for Brexit

Paul Yaghmourian, Public Affairs Officer, MIB

 

 

 


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