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FOIL Sector Focus Teams

Please click on the blue button to see what each team is are working on this year.

 

Alastair Gillespie Hill Dickinson
Graeme Watson Clyde Co
Henry Bermingham BLM
Joe Napier Napier & Sons
Kella Bowers Forbes Solicitors
Nick Parsons Browne Jacobson
Paula Jefferson BLM
Sarah Erwin-Jones Browne Jacobson

June 2017 - Minutes of the Abuse Claims Practice & Procedure SFT call held on 6 June 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the Abuse Claims Practice & Procedure SFT call held on 20 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Child Protection SFT call held on 6 March 2017

 

Welcome to the ADR and Mediation Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Review of mediation in the context of post-Jackson case management and cost management (intelligence gathering regarding what is happening on the ground plus a potential briefing to members including the Northern Ireland and Scotland Perspective
Arbitration in personal injury claims
On-line Dispute Resolution. Watching brief
Bilal Mirza DWF
Catriona Stewart Clyde & Co
Claire Fox Horwich Farrelly
Gareth Jones C&H Jefferson
James Arrowsmith Browne Jacobson
Tim Wallis Trust Mediation Ltd

January 2018 - Minutes of the ADR SFT conference call held on 17 January 2018

August 2017 - Minutes of the ADR SFT conference call held on 24 July 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the ADR SFT conference call held on 24 April 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the ADR SFT conference call held on 20 February 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the ADR SFT call held on 19 December 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the ADR SFT telecon held on 12 September 2016
August 2016 - Minutes of the ADR SFT telecon held on 8 August 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the ADR SFT telecon held on 11 July 2016
February 2016 - Minutes of the ADR SFT held on 29th February 2016

December 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 21st December
November 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 30th November
October 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 14th October
September 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 1st September
August 2015 - SURVEY ON MEDIATION
August 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 10th August
June 2015 - Update No. 3 APIL/FOIL/MASS Register of Personal Injury Mediators
June 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 8th June
May 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 11th May
April 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 27th April
February 18th 2015 - 010.FOIL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS. UPDATE No.2. APIL/FOIL/MASS Register of Personal Injury Mediators
February 16th 2015 - 008. FOIL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Scotland. A paper by Catriona Stewart
February 16th 2015 - 009.FOIL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS. Online Dispute Resolution For Low Value Civil Claims. Online Dispute Resolution Advisory Group
January 12th 2015 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 12th January 2015

December 2014 - Minutes from the ADR & Mediation SFT Conference Call 16th December 2014
November 2014 - Minutes of the ADR and Mediation SFT Conference Call held on November 24th
November 2014 - Report on The Business Case for ADR Event which took place on October 30th
October 16th 2014 - 60. FOIL UPDATE FOR MEMBERS. Update on Mediation by Peter Causton
October 2014 - Minutes of ADR and Mediation SFT Conference Call October 13th
January 23rd 2014 - 03.Report on ADR and Mediation Event. When mediation and when JSM in the Jackson Era?

 

Welcome to the Catastrophic Injury Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Issues arising around the setting of the Discount Rate, including full participation in the Government’s current review of the methodology.
The continued bedding down of the costs budgeting process and its impact in catastrophic claims.
The development of collaborative means to resolve catastrophic claims outside the litigation process.
Catherine Currie BTO Solicitors
Leonard Edgar John McKee& Sons
Peter Walmsley Clyde & Co
Rod Evans Horwich Farrelly
Steven King DWF
Tim Wilson Kennedys
Victoria Coleman Weightmans

June 2018 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 4 April 2018
March 2018 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 7 March 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 7 February 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 17 January 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 3 January 2018

December 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 6 December 2017
October 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 4 October 2017
September 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 6 September 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 2 August 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 3 July 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 7 June 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 3 May 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 8 March 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 1 March 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT conference call held on 1 February 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT telecon held on 18 January 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT telecon held on 7 December 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT held on 2 November 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT held on 2 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT held on 11 October 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT telecon held on 7 September 2016
August 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT telecon held on 3 August 2016
July 2016 - Minutes from the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 6th July
June 2016 - Minutes from the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 1st June
May 2016 - Minutes from the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 4th May 2016
March 2016 - Minutes from the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 2nd March 2016
February 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 3rd February
January 2016 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 6th January

December 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 2nd December
November 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 4th November
October 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 7th October
September 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 9th September
August 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 12th August
June 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 17th June
May 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 20th May
April 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 22nd April
February 2015 - Minutes of the Catastrophic Claims SFT Conference Call held on 26th February

 

Welcome to the CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Fixed Recoverable Costs
The CQC and professional duty of candour.
Costs Budgeting
Amanda Wylie Kennedys
Claire Petts Clyde & Co
Daryl Norvock Acumension
Graeme Watson Clyde & Co
Ian Long Browne Jacobson
Mike McKenna Hill Dickinson
Robert Tobin Kennedys

June 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 21 June 2018
May 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 17 May 2018
May 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 17 April 2018
April 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 15 March 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 15 February 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 21 December 2017

November 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 16 November 2017
October 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 21 September 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 17 August 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 20 July 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 16 May 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 20 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 16 March 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 16 February 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence Conference Call held on 15 December 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence conference call held on 17 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Clinical Negligence conference call held on 20 October 2016
February 2016 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 18th February
January 2016 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 14th January

October 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 21st October
September 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 17th September
July 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 9th July
June 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 12th June
May 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 14th May
April 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call on 14th April
January 2015 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call 13th January

December 2014 - Notes from Clinical Negligence Conference Call 10th December
January 17th 2014 - Costs Budgeting in Clinical Negligence. An update from the FOIL Clinical Negligence Roundtable Event

February 19th 2013 - Minutes of Meeting of the Clinical Negligence SFT with Catherine Dixon CEO NHS Litigation Authority.February 19th 2013..


 

Application of fixed costs to construction disputes
Impact of changes to the pre-action protocol
The handling of construction claims in the light of the proposed reform to the civil justice regimes in all UK jurisdictions
Eamon Mooney Kennedys
Gareth Liddy Johnsons
Manus Quigg Brodies
Paul Lowe Weightmans
Tom Handley Hill Dickinson

November 2017 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 1 November 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 1 August 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 20 June 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 11 January 2017

October 2016 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 18 October 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 14 September 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of Construction SFT held on 6 July 2016

 

Welcome to the Costs Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

The continued bedding down of the costs budgeting regime and the anticipated introduction of the new Bill of Costs on a mandatory basis.
Fixed costs: following the publication of Lord Justice Jacksons report, full participation in the development and implementation of a wider fixed costs regime, to address both the extension of fixed costs & the adverse consequences arising from case-law
The issue of costs payable after late acceptance of a Part 36 offer in cases subject to a fixed costs regime.
Howard Dean Keoghs
John Brown Acumension
Matthew Hoe Taylor Rose
Nicola Critchley Horwich Farrelly
Steve Dawson DWF

July 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 4 July 2018
June 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 6 June 2018
May 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 2 May 2018
March 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 7 March 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 7 February 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 3 January 2018

October 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 11 September 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 2 August 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 3 July 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 6 June 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 3 May 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 12 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 8 March 2017

November 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 2 November 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Cost SFT held on 2 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 5 October 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT telecon held on 7 September 2016
August 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 3 August 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT held on 6 July
February 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 3rd February
January 2016 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 6th January

December 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 2nd December
November 2015 - Minutes of Costs SFT Conference Call held on 4th November
October 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 7th October
September 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 9th September
June 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 24th June
May 2015 - FOIL Special Conference for COSTS SFT - Minutes of the Conference Call held on 20th May
April 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 22nd April
March 2015 - Minutes of the Costs SFT Conference Call held on 25th March
February 24th 2015 - Minutes from the Costs SFT Meeting February 24th
February 2015 - Minutes from the Costs SFT Meeting February 24th
January 2015 - Minutes of Costs SFT Conference Call held on January 23rd
January 23rd 2015 - Letter to CPRC regarding Provisional assessment

November 25th 2014 - Minutes of Costs SFT Conference Call held on November 25th
October 2014 - Minutes of Costs SFT Conference Call October 13th

September 2nd 2013 - Minutes of Costs SFT Meeting Held on September 2nd

 

Julia Messervy-Whiting Shakespeare Martineau
Kurt Rowe Weightmans
Mark Fowles Browne Jacobson

February 2016 - Minutes from the CPR and Protocols SFT Meeting held on 22nd February 2016
February 2016 - Minutes of the CPR and Protocols SFT held on February 11th 2016

July 2014 - Update on the Joint SFT meeting with DJ Richard Chapman

Update from the Bench

The CPR and Protocols SFT and the Public Sector SFT meet with DJ Richard Chapman.

 



September 2nd 2013 - Minutes of the CPR and Protocols meeting held on September 2nd 2013.

 

Welcome to the Credit Hire Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Working with the MOJ to achieve reform of the credit hire market
The assessment of Basic Rate
The potential for the Civil Liability Bill issues to encourage fraudsters to migrate to other areas - fraud in high value credit hire claims.

The relationship between insurers and CHOs plus focusing at the moment on the rate review
Aisling Mellon McKinty and Wright
Charles Williams Weightmans
Danny Fulton Plexus
Katie Carmichael Clyde & Co
Max Withington Horwich Farrelly
Melanie Mooney Keoghs
Robin Tanner Kennedys
Sarah Cartlidge BLM

August 2017 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 24 July 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 12 July 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 10 May 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 8 March 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 19 January 2017

September 2016 - Minutes of the Credit Hire SFT telecon held on 13 September 2016
June 2016 - Minutes of Credit Hire SFT 27 April 2016

 

Welcome to the Disease Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Handling mesothelioma claims following the failure of the MoJ consultation
Dealing with the continuing influx of deafness claims
Costs issues post Jackson
Cameron Clark Kennedys
David Pugh Keoghs
Derek Adamson DWF
Jim Byard Weightmans
Lester Doake McKinty Wright
Stuart Mackie Plexus Law

January 2018 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 5 December 2017

August 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 1 August 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 20 June 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 31 May 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 3 May 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 18 April 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of Disease SFT conference call held on 2 February 2017

December 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 9th December
November 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 17th November
October 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 8th October
September 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 3rd September
August 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 6th August
June 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 9th June
May 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 7th May
March 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call held on 9th March
January 2015 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference call held on January 8th 2014

October 2014 - Minutes of Disease SFT Conference Call October 10th

Gary Gallen Rradar
Jacqueline Cole Kennedys
Jonathan Newbold Browne Jacobson
Kieran Walshe DWF

 

Welcome to the Employers Liability Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

The portal -The impact on EL/PL claims
The elasticity of vicarious liability
Secondary victims

Issues arising from proposals to increase small claims track limit
Kathy McGillie Tughans
Lindsey McQueen DWF
Ra'chael McNamara DWF
Sean Riley Langleys
Tracy Smyth Weightmans

August 2016 - Minutes of the Employer's Liability SFT telecon held on 9 August 2016
April 2016 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 5th April 2016
January 2016 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 12th January

November 2015 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 17th November
May 2015 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 28th May
April 2015 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 16th April
March 4th 2015 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 4th March
January 2015 - Minutes of the EL SFT Conference Call held on 19th January

November 6th - FOIL UPDATE FOR MEMBERS. To defend or not to defend. The EL SFT considers tactics for claims in the portal

 

Welcome to the European Issues  Sector Focus Team page.

 This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below

 Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics

 

Damages differentials across Europe.
Cross border fraud.
Consistency in European limitation periods.
Craig Evans Clyde & Co
Katie Fox Clyde & Co
Kelvin Farmaner Trethowans
Simon Ball Pierre Thomas & Partners

April 2018 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 12 March 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 22 January 2018

November 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 30 October 2017
September 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 11 September 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 23 June 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 18 May 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 9 May 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 25 April 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 3 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 20 March 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 6 March 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the European SFT telecon held on 25 January 2017

April 2016 - Minutes from the EU SFT telecon held on 12th April 2016
January 2016 - Minutes of the European SFT Conference Call held on 18th January

December 2015 - Minutes of the European SFT Conference Call held on 7th December
October 2015 - Minutes of the European Issues Conference Call held on 14th October
July 2015 - Minutes of the European Issues Conference Call held on 8th July
January 2015 - Minutes of the European and fraud SFT Conference call held on January 14th

November 14th 2014 - Minutes of the Conference call held on November 11th
October 2014 - Minutes of European SFT Conference Call October 13th

 

Welcome to the Joint Fraud Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

The potential for fraudulent claims arising from an extension of the compulsory insurance regime following the Vnuk judgment
The impact of the whiplash reforms on fraudulent claims.
How will 'fundamental dishonesty'and also costs funding play out in the Courts & how can we influence the outcome.
Elaine Ibbotson Keoghs
Damian Rourke Clyde & Co
Gary Petterson Plexus
George Strahan Johnsons Law
Jill Sinclair DWF
Jonathan Head Horwich Farrelly
Michelle Reilly Hill Dickinson
Miles Hepworth DWF

March 2018 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 14 March 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 12 December 2017

October 2017 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 12 September 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 13 June 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 14 March 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 10 January 2017

September 2016 - Minutes of the Fraud SFT conference call held on 28 September 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Joint Fraud SFT telecon held on 7 September 2016
April 2016 - Minutes from the Joint Fraud SFT held on 20th April 2016
March 2016 - Minutes of the Joint Fraud SFT held on 1st March 2016

March 3rd 2014 - Minutes of the FOIL Joint Fraud Sector Focus Team Meeting. February 28th 2014

 

Welcome to the Motor Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Independent medical panels and MedCo.
Costs - the practice of listing a 10 minute hearing that is the final stage.
Technological advances in the motor industry- including telematics and driverless cars. Motor Fraud
Gary Beazleigh Lyons Davidson
Glyn Thompson Weightmans
Karen Fyffe C&H Jefferson
Patrick McCarthy Horwich Farrelly
Roger Mackle Langleys
Vikki Melville Clyde & Co
William Balfry DWF

May 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 5 May 2018
April 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 11 April 2018
March 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 27 February 2018
March 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 20 February 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 1 February 2018
January 2018 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 13 December 2017

November 2017 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 27 September 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 22 June 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 6 June 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 15 February 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 8 December 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 30 November 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 16 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 13 October 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 21 September 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 5 September 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 25 July 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT telecon held on 25 July 2016
June 2016 - Minutes of the Motor SFT held on 27th June
April 2016 - Minutes from the Motor SFT telecon held on 6th April 2016

May 2015 - Driverless Cars - Motor SFT Roundtable Event
April 2015 - Minutes of the Motor SFT Conference Call 13th April
January 2015 - Minutes Motor SFT Conference Call January 8th

October 2014 - Minutes of Motor SFT Conference Call October 13th

October 14th 2013 - Minutes of Motor SFT Meeting held on October 14th. 2013
October 14th 2013 - Additional Information relating to the Motor SFT Meeting held on 14th October 2013
January 10th 2013 - Notes from Motor SFT meeting September 2012

 

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
The Evolving Nature of Product Risks and Policy Wording
Legislative and Regulatory Change
Daniel West BLM
David Kidman DWF
Fiona East Weightmans
Joanna Fulton Burness Paull
Karishma Paroha Kennedy's Law
Victoria Curran Browne Jacobson

May 2018 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 11 April 2018

June 2017 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 8 June 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 10 May 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 29 March 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 1 March 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Product Liability SFT conference call held on 18 January 2017

 

Welcome to the Professional Indemnity Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Policy cover in respect of fines incurred for breaches data protection following cyber-attack.
Promoting better take up of adjudication in accordance with the professional negligence pre-action protocol
Liability for professional negligence leading to a data breach
Alisdair Matheson Brodies
Jeremy Riley Kennedys
Kathy McGillie Tughans
Sarah Naylor Keoghs

November 2016 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT held on 7 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT conference call held on 3 October

October 2015 - FOIL Update on Professional Indemnity SFT Event 14th September 2015
August 2015 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call 26th August 2015
August 2015 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call 13th August 2015
July 2015 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call 22nd July 2015
July 2015 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call 8th July 2015
June 2015 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call 10th June 2015

August 2014 - Minutes of the Professional Indemnity SFT Conference Call. July 22nd 2014

May 29th 2013 - Minutes from PI SFT Conference Call. May 24th 2013.


 

Welcome to the Property  Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on dealing with topics and issues as an when they arise and provide all colleagues with swift and informed reponse.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Johanna Smallman Weightmans
Kevin O'Hagan McKinty Wright
Mark Morton BTO Solicitors
Naomi Campbell Kennedys
Nicola Gee Clyde & Co

November 13th 2014 - Minutes from the Property SFT Conference Call Held on November 13th
October 10th 2014 - Minutes from the Property SFT Conference Call Held on October 10th

October 21st 2013 - Minutes of the Property Sector Focus Team Meeting. Held on October 21st.

 

Welcome to the Public Sector Sector Focus Team page.

 This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below

 Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics

 

Where next for abuse/grooming cases and their impact on public sector bodies? The extension of vicarious liability and its impact on education and sporting activities - and the risks arising.
Managing risk in the age of austerity: considering the impact on the liabilities of the public sector.
The duties and responsibilities owed by public sector bodies in the light of increased use of outsourcing and other contractual arrangements for delivery of services.
Andrew Ellis Forbes
Bridget Tatham Browne Jacobson
Carol Dalton Langleys
Denise Brosnan DWF
Lesley Allan Clyde & Co
Louise Butler McKinty and Wright
Sarah Swan Keoghs

August 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 3 July 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 31 May 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 3 May 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 26 April 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 20 April 2017
April 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 12 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 1 March 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 1 February 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 18 January 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 21 December 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 2 November 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT telecon held on 28 September 2016
August 2016 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT held on 10 August 2016
January 2016 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Conference Call - 26th January 2016

November 2015 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Conference Call - 5th November 2015
September 2015 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Meeting on 16th September 2015
July 2015 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Conference Call on the 6th July 2015
June 2015 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Conference Call on the 4th June 2015
January 2015 - FOIL UPDATE FOR MEMBERS. Update on developments since Public Sector Sector Focus Team event in October 2014

October 9th 2014 - Report on Public Sector SFT Round Table Event. Horizon Scanning in the Public Sector
August 2014 - Minutes of the Public Sector SFT Meeting Held on August 1st 2014.
July 2014 - Update on the Joint SFT meeting with DJ Richard Chapman

Update from the Bench

The CPR and Protocols SFT and the Public Sector SFT meet with DJ Richard Chapman.

 


March 3rd 2014 - MINUTES of FOIL PUBLIC SECTOR SFT 31 JANUARY 2014

May 20th 2013 - FOIL PUBLIC SECTOR FOCUS TEAM MINUTES OF MEETING - MONDAY 20th MAY 2013

 

Clarifying the ramifications of SFO v ENRG on legal privilege and the impact on insured companies. Supply an A4 summary of the practical impact of the case once the judgment is handed down.
The revised guidelines on sentencing following a conviction of manslaughter.
Chris Newton Keoghs
James Jevon DWF
James Varney BLM
Richard Salvini Plexus

 

Welcome to the Rehabilitation  Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

How is "success" defined in rehab?
Goal setting in rehab - an unrealistic goal?
Rehab in chronic pain cases - is there a better way?
Carly Forrest BTO Solicitors
Chris Eccles Clyde & Co
David Johnson Weightmans
Emma Cahill Langleys
Peggy Mercer DWF
Raheema Mohammed Horwich Farrelly
Stephen Foster Kennedys

July 2017 - Rehabilitation in the Soft Tissue Injury Claims Process Minutes - 18 July 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 8 June 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 25 May 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 29 March 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 15 March 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 15 February 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 25 January 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 11 January 2017

December 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 19 December 2016
December 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT telecon held on 6 December 2016
November 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT telecon held on 9 November 2016
October 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT telecon held on 3 October 2016
August 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT telecon held on 24 August 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT telecon held on 20 July 2016
June 2016 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT held on 15th June
May 2016 - Minutes from the Rehabilitation SFT held on 12th May 2016
March 2016 - Minutes from the Rehabilitation SFT held on 7th March 2016

December 2015 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT Conference Call held on 9th December
June 2015 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT Conference Call held on 25th June
February 24th 2015 - Minutes of the Rehabilitation SFT Conference Call held on 24th February

March 7th 2013 - FOIL UPDATE FOR MEMBERS. Report on FOIL Rehabilitation Event:Rehabilitation......Is it Worth It? February 11th 2013


 

Welcome to the Retail Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Vicarious Liability
Retail Fraud
Franchising Risks
Andrew Evans Hill Dickinson
David Pickford Forbes
Heidi Swales Kennedys
Kari Hansen Hill Dickinson
Matthew Williamson Weightmans
Peter Forshaw Weightmans
Sean McGahan McKinty Wright

May 2017 - Minutes of Retail SFT conference call held on 26 April 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of Retail SFT conference call held on 29 March 2017
March 2017 - Minutes of Retail SFT conference call held on 13 March 2017
February 2017 - Minutes of Retail SFT conference call held on 1 February 2017
January 2017 - Minutes of the Retail SFT telecon held on 18 January 2017

November 2016 - Minutes of the Retail SFT telecon held on 9 November 2016
September 2016 - Minutes of the Retail SFT telecon held on 15 September 2016
July 2016 - Minutes of the Retail SFT held on 19th July
June 2016 - Minutes of the Retail SFT held on the 9th June 2016

April 2015 - Minutes of Retail SFT Conference Call held on 17th April
March 2015 - Minutes of Retail SFT Conference Call held on 31st March
January 2015 - Minutes of Retail SFT Conference Call held on 13th January

November 2014 - Minutes of Retail SFT Conference Call held on 25th November

October 28th 2013 - Minutes of Retail SFT Conference Call 25th September 2013

 

Welcome to the Solicitors Regulation Sector Focus Team page.

This year we are going to work on the issues and topics below.

Please feel free to contact any one of the team with your views on these or any other topics.

Client conflict between insurer/insured
Separate business rules
CPD
Bavita Rai Weightmans
Gregory Morris DWF
Rod Evans Horwich Farrelly
Shirley Denyer FOIL Knowledge Services Consultant
Victoria Arnott Clyde & Co

December 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 21th December 2015
November 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 11th November 2015
September 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 28th September
August 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 3rd August
April 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 13th April
February 24th 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 24th February
January 2015 - Minutes of the SRA SFT Conference Call held on 12th January

 

Emily Jeffrey Keoghs
Jill Sinclair DWF
Louise Houliston Kennedys
Lynn Livesey Brodies
Sarah Phillips Anderson Strathern
Seonaid Busby Weightmans
Stephen Waclawski BTO
Vikki Melville Clyde & Co

August 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Fraud SFT Conference Call held on 25 July 2018
July 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Fraud SFT Conference Call held on 25 April 2018
April 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Fraud SFT Conference Call held on 31 January 2018

December 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Fraud SFT Conference Call held on 25 October 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Fraud SFT Conference Call held on 2 August 2017

 

Andrew Gilmour BLM
Andy Forsyth Brodies
Calum Fife Weightmans
Daniela Fusi Clyde & Co
Helen Callaghan DWF
Jennifer Stewart BTO
Jenny Dickson Morton Fraser
Stuart Mackie Plexus

August 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 3 August 2018
June 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 4 May 2018
March 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 2 February 2018

December 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 10 November 2017
September 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 8 September 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 14 July 2017
May 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Disease SFT Conference Call held on 12 May 2017

 

Caroline Coyle DWF
Claire White BTO
Frank Hughes BLM
Kate Donachie Brodies
Katie Carmichael Clyde & Co
Sarah Phillips Anderson Strathern
Seonaid Busby Weightmans

June 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Costs SFT Conference Call held on 17 May 2018

September 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Costs SFT Conference Call held on 7 September 2017
June 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Costs SFT Conference Call held on 7 June 2017

 

Andrew Lothian DWF
Carly Forest BTO
Doug Kier Weightmans
Ewan McIntyre Burness Paull
Laura McMillan Brodies
Rachel Rough BLM
Tanya Gordon Clyde & Co

September 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Large Loss SFT Conference Call held on 10 August 2017

 

Callum MacKinnon Weightmans
Clare Crawford Kennedys
Julia McDonald DWF
Karina Manson BTO
Katie Carmichael Clyde & Co
Lynn Livesey Brodies

March 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Rules SFT Conference Call held on 8 February 2018

December 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Rules SFT Conference Call held on 30 November 2017
September 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Rules SFT Conference Call held on 17 August 2017
July 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Rules SFT Conference Call held on 11 May 2017

 

Alisdair Matheson Brodies
Andrew McConnell DWF
Catriona Stewart Clyde & Co
Ewan McIntyre Burness Paull
Lindsay Ogunyemi DWF
Pamela Stevenson Weightmans
Victoria Arnott Clyde & Co

June 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Professional Negligence SFT Meeting held on 5 June 2018
February 2018 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Professional Negligence SFT Meeting held on 13 February 2018

October 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Professional Negligence SFT Meeting held on 4 October 2017
August 2017 - Minutes of the FOIL Scotland Professional Negligence SFT Meeting held on 21 June 2017