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Damages & Infant Approval Hearings - A Guide to the Key Issues

Damages & Infant Approval Hearings - A Guide to the Key Issues

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Level
Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
CPD
0.5 hours
Viewership
Access for entire organisation

Introduction

It is important that infant approval hearings go smoothly so that time and costs are not wasted. They can be complex.

This webinar will consider approvals from the perspective of the child, the litigation friend, the advocate and the judge.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • The purpose of approval hearings
  • Preparation for hearings
    • What the litigation friend needs to know
    • Forms and formalities
    • Approval advice
    • Witness statements
  • The hearing
  • Investment
    • The Court Funds Office
    • Investment types
    • One-off and regular payments
  • Costs
  • Deducting costs from the child’s damages

This webinar was recorded on 30th January 2023

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