The Liver Building

How to Avoid Procedural Death-Update on Limitation, Service and Court Fee Traps.


Speaker: Jeff Zindani

Date: Friday 13th September, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Civil Litigation; Personal Injury

Competencies: A2

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4331


Missed time limits by litigation solicitors are one of the largest sources of professional negligence claims reported to insurers. This timely half day seminar will guide you through key procedural rules to avoid what the courts have described as “procedural death”.

Jeff Zindani, who is an experienced disputes resolution lawyer, will look at not only up to date case law guidance but also practical tips and insights to avoid mistakes being made in the first place.

The seminar will cover the following:

  • Limitation and Standstill Agreements- Are They More Trouble Than They Are Worth?
  • Service Rules and Common Errors
  • “Last Known Address”-Case Law Guidance
  • Supreme Court Guidance on Service by Email.
  • Are You Under A Duty to Warn Your Opponent of a Mistake?
  • Applying for More Time for Service-Elephant Traps Explained
  • Court Fees and Abuse of Process-Latest Guidance
  • Trial Fees and Automatic Strike Out

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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