TAKING to the road again, DMR Collation is heading north to Sheffield as it is sponsoring the annual general meeting of this year’s Motor Accident Solicitors Society conference.
The conference will feature a host of industry speakers addressing the latest developments and issues surrounding road traffic accident cases. Among them will be some of the country’s leading barristers including Chris Bright QC and David Boyle of Deans Court Chambers. Keynote speaker will be His Honour Judge Nigel Bird who will be talking about online courts and the impact of the Civil Liability Bill on the courts.
DMR Collation’s managing director and founder Caroline Packer said: “We are thrilled to be sponsoring the MASS AGM this year. It is an organisation that is doing fantastic work supporting victims and this year’s conference is shaping up to be great with a particularly impressive programme of speakers. Come and see us to discover how our services can help with road traffic accident cases”.
This year’s conference and events are taking place in Sheffield with the AGM being held on the afternoon of Tuesday October 16. Members and associate members will have the opportunity to hear what MASS has been doing and look at the next steps for the future. That evening there will be charity event in aid of the Child Brain Injury Trust, MASS’ charity for 2018.
The MASS conference takes place on Wednesday October 17. Known for its networking opportunities, the programme will focus on current hot topics for road traffic accident and personal injury practitioners.
The list of speakers will be looking at a series of issues in the industry. They will include Chris Bright QC who will be talking about getting the right experts at the right time in road traffic accident and personal injury claims. Maggie Sargent of Maggie Sargent and Associates and Paul Kirtley will discuss the importance of rehabilitation and the legal realities of funding it. A panel, chaired by John Hyde of the Law Society Gazette, will be discussing the practical impacts of whiplash reforms. Finally, David Boyle of Deans Court Chambers, will be giving practical tips on detecting fraud and avoiding fundamental dishonesty claims.
The Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) is a membership society of road traffic accident claims experts. Founded in 1991, the non-profit making organisation’s members agree to follow the service standards set out in its code of conduct. It was originally begun as a way of promoting efficient and effective provision of legal advice and representing the interests of road traffic accident victims.