EVENT: Farrar’s Building – Discount rate – where are we now and what next?

Posted April 12th, 2017 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘The seminar will look at:

– implications for claims for future losses – the schedule & counter-schedule
– Roberts v Johnstone – the problem and the alternatives
– future lump sums and accelerated receipt – the exaggerated effect on distant events
– Smith & Manchester – a re-think?
– pensions – a disproportionate increase & what to do about it
– periodical payments – advantages & disadvantages in a changed landscape
– Part 36 offers – to withdraw, to make, to accept
– tactics – to settle or adjourn pending new legislation
– what’s next – new legislation & the alternatives
– What’s past? Professional negligence issues arising out of claims settled at a 2.5% discount rate’

Date: 27th April 2017, 6.00pm

Location: The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, South Square, London

Charge: Free, booking required

More information can be found here.