Location: The County Assembly Rooms, 76 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AR

We are proud to announce that we will be holding our second conference in Lincoln. Our team of expert barristers will be holding talks on personal injury claims, fixed costs, clinical negligence, and animal owners’ liability.

Registration will be at 4:00 pm with talks beginning at 4:30 pm. Talks are expected to end at approximately 6:35 pm, followed by drinks and canapés.

This conference is aimed at solicitors, legal executives, claims handlers, case funders, and all those who have an interest in the fields above.


4:00 pm | Arrival With Teas & Coffees

4:30 pm | Pondering the Imponderables of Loss of Earnings

Speakers: Patrick Limb KC & Jason Cox

  • Practitioner Points – some starters for 10
  • Ogden – explaining the tables and what they do
  • Multiplier x  Multiplicand
  • Exp Notes; 64-82 including tables A to D
  • Loss of earnings or Loss of Capacity
  • When Multiplier x Multiplicand may not run
  • And where are we now re handicap on the Labour market

5:10 pm | Fix me up!

Speaker: Shilpa Shah

  • Practical considerations for the extension of the fixed costs regime

5:30 pm | Break

5:45 pm | Animal Owners’ Liability to Employees and Self-Employed Workers

Speaker: Georgina Cursham

  • Animals Act – who is a “person employed as a servant” & why does it matter?
  • Common law duties to employees and self-employed workers
  • Status of self-employed grooms and dog-walkers
  • Occupier’s duty to independent contractors

6:05 pm | Causation and Intervening Medical Treatment

Speakers: Rachel Young & Thomas Herbert

  • A review of the authorities on joint tortfeasors and the chain of causation including Rahman v Arearose Ltd
  • Webb v Barclays Bank: The need for gross negligence
  • Jenkinson v Hertfordshire County Council: no need for gross negligence after all?
  • Some practical examples

6:35 pm | Canapés, Drinks & Networking