Manchester Conference Programme

Friday 1 July 2022

09.15-09.55  Registration
10.00-10.05 Welcome 
David Bailey-Vella, ACL Vice-Chairman
10.05-10.30 Misconduct
Master Jennifer James
10.30-11.00 Relief from Sanctions
Professor Dominic Regan
11.00-11.25 AKC v Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust [2021] 
Getting your Bill of Costs correct and avoiding procedural errors in the detailed assessment
John Meehan, Kenworthy's Chambers
11.25-11.45 Refreshment Break
11.45-12.05 The new published guideline hourly rates, recovery against the paying party and recent case law
Steven Green, National Head of Costs & Partner, Irwin Mitchell LLP
12.05-12.30 Costs Management Rules and QOCS
Emily Read, 12 King's Bench Walk
12.30-13.00 Social media use to increase business
Neil Rose and Sue Carr, Black Letter PR
13.00-13.55 Lunch
13.55-14.00 Presentation by Kings Chambers
14.00-14.30 What to watch out for in Belsner v CAM Legal Limited
Rupert Cohen, Landmark Chambers
14.30-15.00 Solicitor/client cases
(Karatysz v SGI, Edwards v S&G and Raubeheimer v S&G)

Nick McDonnell, Costs Lawyer & Director, Kain Knight
15.00-15.20 Refreshment Break
15.20-15.45 Deductions from Damages
Erica Bedford, Deputy District Judge, Kings Chambers

Panel Q&A
Chaired by Stephen Averill

  • Erica Bedford
  • Master James
  • Steven Green
  • David Heath
17.00-17.15 Presentation of Qualification Certificates
Presented by Master James

Please join us for post conference drinks!
Kindly sponsored by CostsMaster

 Please note, the above timings are approximate and the programme may be subject to change


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