Kerry Underwood

GETTING THE RETAINER RIGHT: THE AUTUMN TOUR

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I am undertaking a Getting the Retainer Right course in 10 different cities during September and October.

 

To book and pay online click here.

 

LONDON* FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
CARDIFF** THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
SWANSEA*** FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
MANCHESTER**** THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER
EXETER^ THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER
PLYMOUTH FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER
BIRMINGHAM^^ TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER
LEEDS WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER
LIVERPOOL^^^ THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER
NEWCASTLE^^^^ THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER

* Hosted by Griffin Law
** Hosted by Legal Network Wales
***Hosted by Peter Lynn & Partners
****Hosted by Deans Court Chambers
^Hosted by Walnut House
^^Hosted by 3PB
^^^Hosted by St Johns Buildings
^^^^Hosted by Trinity Chambers

This course is aimed at all civil litigators.

The fee is £250 plus VAT and that includes lunch and provision of electronic notes in advance for you to use and to print to take to the course if you wish.

AN EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OF £200 PLUS VAT IF YOU BOOK AND PAY BY SUNDAY 19 AUGUST 2018.

Second or subsequent delegates enjoy a further 20% discount, reducing the charge to £160 plus VAT.

Please contact me on Kerry.underwood@lawabroad.co.uk or on 01442 430 900 for further information.

Below are some of the topics to be covered.

Topics

The Retainer

  • how to set up your retainer to avoid challenges by the likes of JG and Checkmylegalfees
  • the success fee
  • the hourly rate
  • Cancellation of Contracts Regulations
  • model Client Care Letters
  • model hourly rate retainers
  • terminating the retainer
  • the complaints procedure

 

The Agreement

  • model Conditional Fee Agreements
  • model Damages-Based Agreements
  • model Contingency Fee Agreements
  • model hourly rate retainers
  • discounted Conditional Fee Agreements
  • not naming the opponent
  • model explanation of Conditional Fee Agreement – Vilvarajah and all that

 

Solicitors Act 1974

  • interim and statute bills
  • Chamberlain bills
  • contentious and non-contentious business
  • section 57 Contingency Fee Agreements
  • getting the bill right
  • justifying the charge to the client
  • time limits and challenges
  • ex-client’s right to the file

 

Estimates

  • estimates and quotations – the difference
  • when there is no estimate
  • costs updates

 

Data Protection

Model policies for dealing with:

  • new client enquiries
  • existing client data
  • data held other than electronically
  • Privacy Statement

 

Counsel

  • getting the retainer right

 

Funding

  • third party funding
  • retainers involving third party funding
  • ABS’s and third party funding

Case Law

  • case update

To book and pay online click here.

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Written by kerryunderwood

August 7, 2018 at 8:20 am

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  1. Can I have a receipt for my booking please

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    Best regards,

    Dominic Moss
    PIPlaw and Stonehewer Moss Solicitors
    APIL Fellow.

    01606 872200
    http://www.piplaw.co.uk
    http://www.stonehewermoss.co.uk
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    dominicmoss

    August 7, 2018 at 12:59 pm


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