Dr Nicholas Bevan

Dr Nicholas Bevan

Friday, 6 June 2014


Challenging old certainties and commonly held misconceptions, featuring recent thought provoking decisions and important legal developments, this course seeks to explain their implications for the busy practitioner. 

The day will explore:
  • new thinking on contributory negligence, including cycle helmets and children
  • new approach to Highways Act claims and why Bolam is now relevant
  • ex turpi causa its use and misuse
  • the latest credit hire decision and the likely reform
  • the latest on the whiplash review and the likely reform
  • consent orders and protecting vulnerable claimants
  • why EU law is so important and how it impacts on practically every claim
  • The Road Traffic Act 1988, The EU Rights Against Insurers Regs 2002 and the MIB
  • interpreting our UK law consistently with community law - made easy!
  • contrasting UK provision with community law minimum standards
  • where and why the Court of Appeal has got it so wrong
  • why the Delaney case has raised its head again and why this is so important
  • challenging breaches of community law successfully and profitably
  • update on major reform and the European Commission’s involvement
Please apply through APIL.

London:       17 June 2014
Manchester: 24 June 2014

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