PI Defendant Seminar @ The MShed


Wednesday 14th June 2017

The MShed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN

Guildhall’s Personal Injury Team are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their annual all-day Defendant seminar for lawyers, insurers and claims handlers at The M-Shed, Bristol on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

We are delighted to welcome as our guest speaker a highly renowned local wrist and hand surgeon, Rouin Amirfeyz.

In addition, the team will cover: consumer protection, the discount rate, animals, fatal accidents, costs, Part 36, failure to mitigate (in the context of medical treatment), ‘use of vehicle’ and other issues.

The conference is accredited with 5.5 CPD points (Training Reference 1383).


This seminar is free of charge to attend.


8.45: Registration & Breakfast

9.20: Welcome

9.30: Whither the Discount Rate? – Anthony Reddiford, Guildhall Chambers

10.00: Recent developments in principles of dependency – Abigail Stamp, Guildhall Chambers

10:30 Unreasonable refusal of medical treatment – Tom Panton, Guildhall Chambers

11:00 Tea & Coffee Break

11:30 Update on Consumer Protection Act – James Benhtley, Guildhall Chambers

11:50 Where are we now on fundamental dishonesty? – Matthew Porter-Bryant, Guildhall Chambers

12:10 Insurance and the ‘Use of a vehicle’ – Oliver Moore, Guildhall Chambers

12:30 Keeping up to date with Animals Act Liability cases – John Snell, Guildhall Chambers

13:00 LUNCH

14:00 Guest Speaker – Rouin Amirfeyz (Consultant wrist & hand surgeon)


(1) Costs / Part 36
(2) Fatal Accidents

16:30 Finish – drinks on the terrace


Terms and conditions
We reserve the right to vary the content, timetable, location or speakers; or to cancel the seminar totally in which case we will refund any payment made in respect of the cancelled conference. Neither the members of Guildhall Chambers nor the speakers will be liable by reason of breach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss incurred by any person acting or omitting to act in reliance upon material or presentation given at or in connection with the event. Please be advised that places are limited so please book early to guarantee a place. 

Confirmation of registration
If you have not received confirmation of your registration one week before the conference, please telephone 0117 930 9000 to confirm that your registration form has been received.

Substitute delegates
Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time – please telephone 0117 930 9000 to let us know the name of the substitute.

CPD Accreditation
Under the Law Society’s CPD scheme and the Bar Council’s New and Established Practitioners’ Programme the conference is accredited with 5.5 CPD points (Training reference:1383). The seminar will also contribute to CPD requirements under the terms of the ICAEW’s CPD policy.

If you have any questions about the seminar, or any other Guildhall Chambers events, please contact the Marketing Team on 0117 930 9000 or [email protected].

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