Proactive litigation in motor claims

Proactive litigation in motor claims

Perfect for junior lawyers handling litigated motor claims on the Fast Track. Learn how to use the CPR proactively to help shorten shelf-life and improve profitability.

Improve your case management skills in Fast Track road traffic accident claims with this proactive litigation in motor claims course.

Who is it for?

Perfect for paralegals, legal apprentices, trainee solicitors, junior lawyers, claims handlers.

Course content

Live training overview

This proactive litigation in motor claims live online course uses realistic documents based on a road traffic accident claim.

The course emphasises the importance of analysing the pleadings, spotting weaknesses in your opponent’s case, testing the strengths of the evidence on both sides, and looks at tactical choices as the case progresses.   It also looks at professional ethics, including duties to the court. 

The course can be tailored for Defendant or Claimant firms.

Content

  • The cause of action – what will the Claimant need to prove?
  • Disclosure
    • The CPR
    • Your client’s obligations – explaining disclosure
    • The list of documents
    • Privilege
    • Is anything missing – claimant and defendant?
    • Tactical considerations
  • Exchange of Witness Statements
    • Who should give evidence?
    • Cross-referencing with the pleadings
    • Does the evidence support the claim/defence?
  • Does the evidence support all elements of the claim?

Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • Understand your obligations on disclosure
  • Know how to complete a list of documents
  • Know which documents are privileged
  • Consider the cause of action when handling disclosure and
    witness evidence
  • Understand the importance of cross-referencing disclosure and witness evidence with pleadings

Delegates

Paralegals, legal apprentices, trainee solicitors, junior lawyers, claims handlers

Duration

Live online 2 hours

Face-to-face 3 hours

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