Valuing special damages

Valuing special damages

Valuing special damages will help you with interviewing, investigating methodically and seeking out the evidence to support claims, as well as calculating and drafting claims for special damages.

Valuing special damages will help you with advising clients, managing their expectations, and progressing claims efficiently.

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Who is it for?

Recommended for junior lawyers, trainee solicitors and claims handlers

  • PSC Elective accredited

Course content

Live training overview

A practical case-study based session covering all the key aspects of identifying a claim for special damages, as well as drafting the claim and locating the evidence to support it.

The course covers:

  • The differences between special damages and general damages
  • Identifying items of special damage
  • Interviewing about specials
  • Identifying what is recoverable (remoteness)
  • Managing the client’s expectations
  • Understanding the evidence required
  • Drafting the schedule of loss


As a result of the course, you will be better at:

  • Interviewing clients about their claims for special damages
  • Taking a methodical approach to investigating special damages
  • Seeking out the evidence that is available to support claims
  • Calculating and drafting claims for special damages
  • Advising clients and managing their expectations appropriately
  • Progressing claims efficiently


Junior lawyers and claims handlers

Duration & Dates

3 hours

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