CPR Comprehensive Update


Repeated from East Midlands

Theme: Civil litigation

18 December 2018, 9.30am registration (9.45am start) – 1.00pm (followed by lunch) Weightmans Birmingham


Presented by Weightmans

Course overview

Overview: Recent developments including issues on:-
• Service
• Litigants in person
• Fundamental dishonesty
• Part 36
• Disclosure including e-disclosure

We will also give guidance on the fundamentals of the costs regime including detailed assessment and how to draft points of dispute.

Suitable audience:

Legal staff

Overview and topics to be covered include:

See above

Interactive elements


Duration: Half a day (3 training hours) including lunch


This course will cover:

A Ethics professionalism and judgement
B Technical legal practice
B2 Legal research
B4 Draft documents
B5 Advocacy
B6 Negotiation
C Working with other people
C1 Communicate clearly and effectively
D Managing themselves and their own work

Presenter profiles:

Chris Webb-Jenkins, Partner, Weightmans LLP Chris has over 18 years’ experience acting for local authorities and social care providers in the public, private and voluntary sectors. His clients include insurers, local authorities, health trusts, housing providers, national charities, domiciliary and residential care providers, and sports governing bodies. As well as defending claims, with particular experience in abuse group actions, he also provides legal advice on all aspects of social care and safeguarding, covering both adults and children.

John Riddell, Partner, Weightmans LLP – John has nearly thirty years’ experience of acting for local authorities in public law litigation. His expertise includes all kinds of negligence claims and judicial review. He is the client partner for EM Lawshare.

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.