2017 Civil Litigation Update

2 CPD Hours- £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course describes the most recent developments in the arena of civil litigation, and looks at other points of interest to civil litigators. Links to relevant source materials are provided.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the limits on the jurisdiction of the English court to grant Norwich Pharmacal relied

  • the precedential value of Privy Council decisions

  • the proper ambit of legal advice privilege and the extent to which a claim of privilege must be substantiated

  • whether breach of an undertaking to the court can found a claim in damages

  • whether a contribution notice can be served on a party who has compromised the claim against him

Course dated January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Civil Litigation Costs Update

2 CPD Hours - £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course will highlight recent case law developments in relation to costs in civil proceedings. It will provide links to relevant source materials.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • whether ATE insurance precludes an application for security for costs
  • costs orders that may be made in relation to third party funders
  • the effect of costs budgets on detailed assessment
  • whether Part 36 indemnity costs are affected by the cap on provisional assessment costs
  • cross-applications for security

Course dated January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Contract Law Update

2 CPD hours - £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course will highlight recent case law developments on topics of interest to commercial lawyers. It will provide links to relevant source materials.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on the most recent developments in relation to topics including:

  • the meaning of “consequential loss” in limitation of liability clauses
  • foreseeability of an alleged frustrating event as a bar to relief
  • whether overpayments made with full knowledge of facts not recoverable
  • the role of a contractual duty of good faith
  • whether a clause requiring written variations precludes an oral variation

Course created January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Private Client Update

2 CPD Hours - £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course brings Private Client practitioners up to date with all the latest developments. 

  • possible exceptions to the self-dealing rule

  • two Court of Protection decisions on the scope of a litigation friend’s role and the need for deputies to cooperate with proceedings

  • the power to rectify an ineffective IIP trust for mistake

  • the latest developments in relation to charities (including alerts on fundraising and date protection)

  • how a survivorship clause can override the commorientes rule

Course created January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Guide to Damages

2 CPD Hours = £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course outlines the general principles relating to the recovery and assessment of damages in contract and in tort, with reference to recent case law. It also examines the role of liquidated damages and the interplay with the rule against penalties. Links to relevant source materials are provided.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • when damages are recoverable for breach of contract, and the types of damages that are recoverable

  • why parties might agree to liquidated damages and how (advertently or otherwise) they might agree to exclude a right to claim damages altogether

  • the rule against penalties following the recent Supreme Court review of the law in this area

  • when damages are recoverable in tort, and the types of damages that are recoverable

Course dated January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Guide to Powers of Attorney

2 CPD Hours = £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course discusses the principles applicable to general/ordinary powers, lasting powers and enduring powers. It provides links to relevant and updated source materials.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the role of general/ordinary powers of attorney and their application to a range of commercial transactions

  • the role of lasting powers in relation to the health and welfare and/or the property and financial affairs of the donor

  • the role and duties of the attorney

  • the continuing relevance of enduring powers of attorney

Course Dated: January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Guide to Search Orders, Freezing Orders and Interim Prohibitory Injunctions

2 CPD Hours = £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

Search orders and freezing orders have been described as the “nuclear weapons” of civil procedure. This course considers these remedies along with interim prohibitory injunctions. Recent case law developments are highlighted and links to relevant source materials are provided.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the principles which govern the grant of each of these three interim remedies

  • the role of the cross-undertaking in damages

  • the issues to be considered when making a without notice application

  • the impact of the duty of full and frank disclosure

  • the extent to which the privilege against self-incrimination can be invoked

Course dated January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Professional Negligence Update

1 CPD Hour

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course considers recent developments and the latest cases in relation to professional liability in both contract and tort, including a discussion of topics such as the scope of a professional’s duty, recoverability of damages and causation. Links to relevant source materials are provided.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the primacy of a professional’s retainer in determining the scope of any duty that is owed

  • remoteness and the type of loss for which responsibility is assumed

  • the proper application of the “but for” test where a negligent valuation underpins the refinancing of an existing debt

  • the extent of the losses for which a professional is liable after failing to advise a client not to engage in a transaction

Course Created: April 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Guide to the Consumer Rights Act 2015

1 CPD Hour = £18

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 regulates contracts between traders and consumers and consumer notices in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It aims to harmonise and simplify the current law, but also makes some key changes in relation to matters such as digital content and enhanced consumer remedies.

This course provides an overview of the new regime with links to all the key materials. Following completion of this course you will be fully up to date with:

  • the clarified tier of remedies in relation to contracts for the supply of goods

  • the new rules relating to digital content

  • the creation of a single fairness test for consumer contracts  and consumer notices

  • the ability of enforcers to impose enhanced consumer remedies

  • the new consumer collective action for anti-competitive behaviour

Course Dated: January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2017 Guide to Death, Dependants & Distributions

1 CPD Hour - £18

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

The Presumption of Death Act 2013 and the Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 both came into force on 1 October 2014.

The 2013 Act provides a single, statutory mechanism for obtaining a certificate of presumed death, thus allowing a missing person’s family to obtain a grant of probate in a simpler and speedier manner than previously existed.

The 2014 Act made substantial changes to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, the rules as to intestate successions and the powers of trustees under sections 31 and 32 Trustee Act 1925.

Once you have completed this course, you will know:

  • the new rules as to intestate succession

  • the various ways in which eligibility to make a claim under the 1975 Act has been enhanced

  • how mutual dependency is now to be approached

  • the new powers which are available to trustees in relation to maintenance and advancement

  • the new procedure for obtaining a certificate of presumed death

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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