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CPD Hours Level
Seminar 6 IntroductionInformation
Accreditation Information
SRA Competency B
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Introduction

This new course is aimed at those with a basic understanding of the financial remedy procedure who would like to develop their hands-on practical case management skills to ensure comprehensive case preparation and management to enable them to advise clients with confidence.

The course aims to equip junior lawyers up to 5 years PQE, trainees and paralegals with the confidence and practical skills to tackle the complexities of a financial remedy case.

It is also suitable for returners to work who may need a confidence boosting refresher.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Getting it right from the start; the importance of the first interview
  • Understanding scoping and pricing
  • Managing the client’s expectations; costs, timescales and outcomes
  • The statutory framework - s.25 of the MCA 1973
  • Quantifying needs; the approach of the court to the discretionary exercise
  • Key cases - an analysis of relevant case law
  • Estimating costs, taking away the guesswork
  • To issue or not - that is the question - the costs/risk analysis
  • The essential toolkit and the vital importance of case planning
  • Tricky preliminary issues - MPS and LSOs
  • Drafting Form E - avoiding the pitfalls and pleading your case
  • How to deal with disclosure of trust and business interests - avoiding the pitfalls
  • Preparing for FDA and FDR - checklists at the ready
  • Expert evidence and Part 25 what is the role of the expert and when can a shadow expert be justified?
  • Understanding PD27A - non compliance at your peril
  • Explaining the approach of the court to your clients
  • Formulating your position from the outset
  • Formulating offers, understanding net effect

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Prices (ex VAT)
Smart
Plan Information
£243
Season
Ticket Information
£270
Standard
£540
Group bookings
Discounts are available for multiple places and if you have 5 or more people interested in this course and would like to discuss holding it in your area or on an in-house basis then please email us at information@mblseminars.com
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