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
15.45-17.00

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
17.15-18.30

Please join us for post conference drinks!
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 Please note, the above timings are approximate and the programme may be subject to change

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