PIBA Annual Conference 2016

PIBA's Annual Conference took place from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 April 2016 and featured sessions aimed at the Junior Bar. Personal Injury barrister, Stephen Cottrell joined other senior practitioners and experts to discuss current hot topics.  Other keynote lectures were offered by Turner J, the Chief Coroner and District Judge Lumb.

Topics for everyone included:

  • Quantum update
  • Liability update
  • Panel discussion

For Juniors:

  • Acceleration injuries
  • Introduction to brain injury litigation
  • Introduction to Fatal Accident Act claims
  • Pleadings workshop
  • Witness statements and the role of counsel
  • Introduction to noise induced hearing loss

For Seniors:

  • Diffuse axonal injury
  • Post-traumatic fibromyalgia
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Issues in Fatals claims
  • Capacity issues
  • Life expectancy

The event was held at St. Catherine’s College, Manor Road, Oxford.

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