Fatals Seminar


Thursday 13th February 2020


2.30pm - 5.30pm


The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL

The programme is as follows:

3.00Who’s in and who’s out?Steven Snowden QC.
Steven will look at the different categories of individuals who can be classed as dependents.
3.20Dependency: Breaking the MouldHarry Steinberg QC and Aliyah Akram
Harry and Aliyah will explore the meaning of dependency and deliver a critical analysis of Rupasinghe v West Herts Hospital.
Parallel session
Pension dependency in fatal claims – tending the golden gooseBrian McCluggage.
Brian will look at maximising/minimising pension claims.- OR –The fundamentals of Fatal accident claimsVanessa Cashman.
Vanessa will look at the basic principles of pursuing/defending these claims (aimed at those with less experience).
Parallel session
Looking into the crystal ballDavid White.
David will look at pursuing and defending claims for “speculative” future losses.- OR –Lost years v Fatals claims for Claimants suffering with cancerJohn Paul Swoboda.
John Paul will look at the merits of these alternative claims for those with short life expectancies.
5.05Panel session with Q&A – including a short presentation by David Sanderson: Apportionment – problems and solutions
Delegates are invited to submit questions/topics in advance, as well as ask them on the day.

We have limited space and this invitation is intended for the addressee only – please follow the link below to reserve your place.

This event will be accredited with 2 APIL CPD points.