2018 Civil Litigation Update

2 CPD Hours

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 return to a ‘back to basics’ approach when assessing damages
  • the impact of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ on personal injury claims
  • the appropriate rate and period of interest where a party has beaten a Part 36 offer
  • redaction of documents under the CPR
  • the application of litigation privilege to internal investigations

Course dated February 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2018 Civil Litigation Costs Update

2 CPD Hours

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:

  • the role of proportionality when assessing costs

  • costs orders that may be made in relation to third party funders

  • the effect of a transfer of a CFA post-LASPO 2102

  • potential effect of conduct on costs

  • disclosure of the identity of third party funders

Course dated February 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2018 Private Client Update

2 CPD Hours

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course brings Private Client practitioners up to date with all the latest developments. Topics covered include:

  • the extent of an executor’s obligations in relation to estate accounts
  • recent Court of Protection decisions on, amongst other things, the power to sever provisions from a lasting power of attorney and the power to allow trust corporations to act as deputies
  • the power to direct a DNA test to establish paternity
  • the latest developments in relation to charities (including guidance on fundraising, date protection and)
  • whether reverter had been triggered by the closure of a school after its functions had been transferred to a new school

Course created March 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2018 Contract Law Update

2 CPD Hours

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:

  • implying a duty of faith into a joint venture contract

  • when it is inappropriate to use a non-disclosure agreement

  • the effect of a contractual termination notice on a claim for loss of bargain

  • the doctrine of frustration

  • the law as to penalties

Course dated March 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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2018 Guide to Powers of Attorney

2 CPD Hours

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 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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Guide to Damages

2 CPD Hours

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

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

  • the significance of recent Supreme Court decisions in Tiuta International Ltd (in liquidation) v De Villiers Surveyors Ltd [2017] UKSC 77, BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21, Globalia Business Travel SAU (formerly Travelplan SAU) v Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama [2017] UKSC 43 and Swynson Ltd v Lowick Rose LLP (In Liquidation) (formerly Hurst Morrison Thomson LLP) [2017] UKSC 32

Course dated January 2018

About the Author:

Richard Quenby is a non-practising barrister and Lead Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. He is the current author of Ross: Commercial Leases (published by LexisNexis) and is co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments" (published by Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard is also a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL and his published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the author of a number of other courses for Legal Training. Richard can be found on LinkedIn  here.

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