The Liver Building

Hot Topics for Civil Litigators 2020 with Jeff Zindani


Speaker: Jeff Zindani

Date: Friday 23rd October, 2020

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Civil Litigation; Personal Injury

Competencies: A2


Course Code: S4406


Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure!

The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

The past 12 months have produced a plethora of cases for civil litigators that are important to both their clients and their practice areas.

This timely half day seminar will guide you through a number of key cases and also an update on the civil justice reform agenda.

Jeff Zindani LLB MA, who is an experienced disputes resolution solicitor, will look at not only case law guidance but practical tips & insights, to tactics and pitfalls. He will also use specific cases studies to assist delegates in understanding the relevant rules.

The seminar will cover the following:

  • The Civil Justice Reform Agenda – Fixed Recoverable Costs, Digital Courts, Update on the Disclosure Reforms and Witness Statement Review.
  • Retainer Issues: New Rules on Damages Based Agreements
  • Withdrawing from Admissions- Key Principles
  • Expert Evidence-Case Law Round Up
  • CPR 36: Making Sense of the Rules and Court of Appeal Guidance
  • ADR – Case Law and the Civil Justice Council
  • Court/Trial Fees and Service Issues: Elephant Traps
  • Relief from Sanctions-Case Law Review
  • Costs Update: Recent Cases on Proportionality and Costs Budgeting
  • Interim Bills-Latest Guidance from the High Court

Speaker Biographies

Jeff Zindani is a well know figure in personal injury practice, having been EP at Russell Jones and Walker (now Slater & Gordon) and has been immersed in the world of the Jackson reforms since writing his book with Prof Dominic Regan, ‘Surviving Jackson – How To Develop A Profitable Personal Injury Practice For The Future’.

Jeff, has over 25 years’ experience in personal injury claims for both claimants and defendants and will guide you through all of the issues you will face with a modern personal injury practice today.

He is still undertaking personal injury work at the boutique PI firm, Ellis Hass & Co in the Midlands and is also Managing Director of Acquira Legal which is a bespoke agency for buying and selling PI firms.


Member £105
Non-member £150
Corporate Member Training Offer 1 Credit
Training Season Ticket Free
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