PRESENTATIONS

2010s

Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of civil litigation costs seminars: various seminars and chairman of forum on costs/litigation funding

Litigation: Asset or Liability – How contingency fees could change commercial litigation (Herbert Smith)

Costs, Funding, CFAs, Jackson: Shaping New Case-Law and MOJ Proposals into a Highly Developed Litigation Business Model
(White Paper Conference)

‘Practical challenges for commercial litigators’ (Commercial Litigation Association, Hogan Lovells)

‘Equality of Access to Justice’ (Global Forum on the Rule of Law, Qatar)

Annual Memorial Lecture (Cardiff University)

‘Maximising opportunities in litigation funding’ (Butterworths LexisNexis)

Strategic Legal Technology Forum (Legal Week, Dublin)

‘Causality assessment in an evolving pharmacovigilance landscape – legal claims’ (Uppsala Monitoring Research Centre; World Health Organisation)

‘Access to justice for the victims of medical accidents: keeping the doors open’ (Association for the Victims of Medical Accidents)

2010s

Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of civil litigation costs seminars: various seminars and chairman of forum on costs/litigation funding

Litigation: Asset or Liability – How contingency fees could change commercial litigation (Herbert Smith)

Costs, Funding, CFAs, Jackson: Shaping New Case-Law and MOJ Proposals into a Highly Developed Litigation Business Model
(White Paper Conference)

‘Practical challenges for commercial litigators’ (Commercial Litigation Association, Hogan Lovells)

‘Equality of Access to Justice’ (Global Forum on the Rule of Law, Qatar)

Annual Memorial Lecture (Cardiff University)

‘Maximising opportunities in litigation funding’ (Butterworths LexisNexis)

Strategic Legal Technology Forum (Legal Week, Dublin)

‘Causality assessment in an evolving pharmacovigilance landscape – legal claims’ (Uppsala Monitoring Research Centre; World Health Organisation)

‘Access to justice for the victims of medical accidents: keeping the doors open’ (Association for the Victims of Medical Accidents)

2000s

The Funding of Civil Litigation (Annual Seminar for District Judges)

American Bar Association (Royal Albert Hall)

International Bar Association (Amsterdam)

World Women Lawyers Conference (London)

The Civil Litigation Conference (Law Society)

Costs Forum (Civil Justice Council)

Latest Developments in Relation to Costs (Judicial Studies Board)

Barclays Breakfast Seminars

Commonwealth Law Conference – MOJ Standing Conference on legal education

‘Legal Services Act or Legal Products Act?’ (Ministry of Justice)

‘Access to Justice – Keeping the Doors Open’ (Gray’s Inn Reading, Gresham’s College)

‘Access to Justice – Alternative Funding Structures’ (Oxford University)

Probate Section Annual Conference – ‘Adapting to the New Legal Services Climate’ (Law Society)

‘Pro Bono Publico – Meeting Unmet Legal Need’ (Queen Mary University)Association for the Victims of Medical Accidents Conference:
Keynote speech

‘Personal injury funding and costs – Mad Hatter’s tea party? (No. 5 Chambers)

1990s

‘Compensation for Psychiatric Injury – The Developing Law’ (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

‘The Battle for Compensation’ (Liverpool & London P & I Club, Malta)

‘Disaster Litigation – Another Kind of Emergency?’ (Home Office Emergency Planning College)

‘Preparing and Managing a Case – The Solicitors’ Role’ (Pennsylvania Bar Association)

‘Damages into the 1990s’ – Compensation for Traumatically Induced Injury’

‘Liability Issues & Structured Settlements’

“Damages into the 1990s – Quantification of Damages in Catastrophic Injury Cases”

“An Introduction to Handling Medical Negligence Cases”

‘The Medical & Legal Response to PTSD’ (King’s College)

‘The Medical & Legal Trauma of a Disaster’ (Institute of Psychiatry)

‘Psychiatric Patients’ Rights’ (St Brendan’s Hospital – Bermuda)

‘The Changing Face of Europe – Disaster, Pollution and the Environment’.(Bradford University)

‘The Nature of Human Response to Abnormally Stressful Experiences’ (The Medico Legal Society)

Structured Settlements; A Practical Guide to Using Structured Settlements in Personal Injury Cases

‘Investigation & Preparation of Non-Physical Injury Claims in the United Kingdom’

‘Compensation for Personal Injuries – Prospects for the Future’. (University of Manchester)

‘Medical Negligence & Personal Injury Cases – The Developing Areas’

‘Damages for Personal Injuries, European Perspectives for Practitioners’ (Centre for European Law, University of East Anglia)

‘Justice in Europe’ (European Labour Law Conference)

Damages for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

‘Group Litigation: Past, Present & Future’ (Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Nottingham Law School)

‘The Pros and Cons of Foreign Litigants Seeking Resolution of their Cases in the United States’ (Admiralty Law Institute, Tulane University,
New Orleans)

‘Access to Brain Injury Services’ (International Brain Injury Forum, Oxford)

Solicitors Negligence, Managing the Claim and Reducing the Risk.

Key Issues in PI Litigation and Complex Catastrophic Injury Claims.

‘Representing the Injured & Bereaved following a disaster’. (Guy’s Hospital)

‘Litigation – Has It A Future?’ (Law Society of Ireland)

‘Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs’. (Forum of Insurance Lawyers)

Industrial Hazards and Human Rights – ‘Mass Disaster Litigation and the Issue of Settlement’ (The Permanent People’s Tribunal)

‘Law and Medicine’ (Ipswich Medico-Legal Society)

Environmental and Product Liability & Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage.

‘Shifting the Economic Incentives of Litigation’. (American Bar Association)

Conditional Fees: (Law Society)

‘Post – Disaster Inquiries’. (Home Office Emergency Planning College)

‘What Procedural Changes are Necessary for Civil Cases?’ (Law Society)

‘Medico – Legal Litigation as we approach the Year 2000’ (Manchester Medico-Legal Society)

‘Disasters – The Legal aftermath, Public Inquires and the need for reform’. (West Glamorgan County Council Emergency Planning Dept)

‘Justice for Accident Victims – Motorway, Gridlock or Dead-end? (Motor Accident Solicitors Society)

‘Medical Negligence Update

‘What is Different about a Complex Case?

‘PTSD in Context’

Road Traffic Accident Personal Injury Litigation

‘Access to Justice in the UK – A Brief Overview of Funding and the Loser Pays (English) Rule'(American Bar Association)

Emergency Planning – Consequences of Inadequate Planning & Response’.(Cornwall County Council)

‘Personal Injury Across Europe’ (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers European Conference)

‘Post Disaster Procedures – The Legal Trauma’

First European Conference on Traumatic Stress in Emergency Services, Peacekeeping Operations & Humanitarian Aid Organisations,
(Sheffield University)

‘Post Disaster Procedures – The Legal Trauma'(Central Services Agency – Northern Ireland Health & Social Services Directorate)

Conditional Fees – How to Survive (Law Society)

‘The future of Personal Injury Litigation’ (University of Swansea)

‘The Publicity Code and the fear of Ambulance Chasing’ (Law Society)

‘Conditional Fees – Are they plugging the funding gap?’

‘Post Disaster Procedures: Litigation and the Legal Trauma’ (Home Office Emergency Planning College)

‘Conditional Fees – The Way Forward – The Solicitors Perspective’ (Policy Studies Institute)

‘Boil in the Bag Litigation – A Recipe for civil justice in the Millennium (Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association)

‘Are Medicines Safe?’ (Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry)

‘Tort Liability and Multi-Party Actions – is the American Disease Spreading to the UK?’

“A Fair Hearing: Justice for People with Learning Difficulties” (House of Commons)

“This House believes that the no win no fee system ensures justice for all” (The Oxford Union Debate)

Forum on Conditional Fees (London Solicitors Litigation Association)

Will the Proposed Legal Aid Reforms Help the Consumer? (Consumers’ Association)

Corporate Manslaughter & Directors Liability (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health)

Getting Fit For Litigation (The Law Society)

1980s

Damages in the Complex Cases – How to get the most for your client

Damages in the Complex Personal Injury Cases – Handling the Claim Successfully

Personal Injury Claims – Proving & Avoiding Liability

How to Value Disastrous Injury Claims

‘Directors & Officers Liability – Are Directors Under Increasing Threat’

‘Public Transport Safety – Problems & Policy Issues’ (Consumers’ Association)

‘A Global Perspective on Signal Generation & Analysis’ (WHO Sweden)

‘Medical-Legal Aftermath of Zeebrugge’ (Nottingham University)

‘Litigation in Orthopaedic Surgery’ (Leicester University)

‘Medicine & the Law’ (Royal College of Physicians)

‘How to Value Disastrous Injuries’

“Disasters, Some of the Lessons, The View of the Plaintiffs’ Lawyer” (USA)

‘The Attitude of the Courts to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder’ (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

‘Disaster Litigation – Representative and Class Actions in the United States & Europe’ (International Bar Association)

‘This House Believes that Accountability via Litigation (or the threat of it) Tends to Improve Rather Than Reduce the Quality of Medical Care’
(British Medical Association)

‘Disasters’ (Law Society Conference)

‘The Psychiatric Aspects of Disasters’ (St. Andrew’s Hospital – Northampton)

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