Kerry Underwood talks on Fixed Costs on Monday 16th October at 9 Park Place

13 OCTOBER 2017

Kerry Underwood returns to Wales and to 9 Park Place.

We are delighted to again be hosting Kerry Underwood who is returning to Wales on Monday 16th October to deliver his Fixed Costs Course. Kerry is touring the UK and the course looks in detail at Lord Justice Jackson's Fixed Recoverable Costs report which was published on 31st July.

Kerry is a solicitor and senior partner of Underwoods Solicitors. He is a lecturer, writer, broadcaster and former employment judge. Kerry made extensive submissions to Lord Justice Jackson’s review on Fixed Costs, and at his request spoke at the Leeds and Manchester roadshows and was present at the launch of Lord Justice Jackson’s report on 31 July 2017 and is speaking with him at the Law Society in September.

Why Attend?

This is a completely new course, and is the first detailed analysis of Lord Justice Jackson’s proposals and how lawyers can best make them work, by the author of three books on Fixed Costs and someone who has advised Lord Justice Jackson on this subject.

The course will cover

•              Fixed Costs for all civil work in the Fast Track

•              the new Intermediate Track: Fixed Costs for nearly all civil work valued at between £25,000 and £100,000

•              the new Intermediate Track procedure

•              the Commercial Court Pilot for claims between £100,000 and £250,000

•              The Bar and Fixed Costs

•              Part 36

•              fee arrangements with clients in the Fixed Costs world

•              interplay with ATE insurance

•              self-insurance

•              Top Tactical Tips

•              Judicial review 

and much else besides.

The fee is £250.00 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. The course will run from 10.00am to 4.30pm. Book now by visiting or telephoning 01442 430 900.

Kerry writes regular columns for the Law Society’s Civil Justice Section newsletter, Solicitors Journal, New Law Journal, Litigation Funding and Practical Law. He is the author of several books including Fixed Costs, Personal Injuries Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Costs, Qualified One-way Cost Shifting, Section 57 and Set-off and No win, No fee, No worries.

Kerry has extensive experience in virtually all types of civil litigation and has appeared as an advocate in many high profile and reported cases.