Start Time
9:15 AM
End Time
3.45 PM
There will be CPD hours awarded to attendees. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.

About this Conference

The topic of claims is never far from the news, 2021 alone saw the introduction of the new Personal Injuries Guidelines and insurance reform initiatives. This event has never been timelier, we have gathered an expert panel of professionals to discuss, among other aspects, the impact of the pandemic and what new claims can be seen on the horizon. This is a must attend event for anyone involved directly or indirectly in managing claims.


Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks by Victor Hrymak

Judicial Councils recently published Personal Injuries Guidelines

Speaker: David Nolan, SC

Book of Quantum – Updated Change

Speaker: Dr. Jean O Sullivan, TUH

Fraudulent Claims

Speaker: Aisling Breen, Solicitor, Ronan Daly Jermyn

  • Defence Techniques
  • courts attitude to them in recent years

Recent Developments in Discovery in personal injuries litigation:

Speaker: Mark Curran, Barrister-at-Law, Accredited Mediator, Law Library

  • Discussion of discovery and privilege in respect of accident reports in light of Artisan Glass Studios Ltd v The Liffey Trust Ltd [2018] IEHC 278, Colston v Dunnes Stores [2019] IECA 59 and Kunzo v Kepak Longford UC [2021] IEHC 180
  • Discussion of discovery of pre and post-accident medical reports following McCorry v McCorry [2021] IEHC 104  
  • Discussion of discovery and data access requests of CCTV evidence in light of the decision in Dudgeon v Supermacs Ireland Ltd [2020] IEHC 6003

Non-delegable duty – the development of the duty?

Speaker: Anne Conlon, BL

  • as considered by the Supreme Court in Morrissey

Nervous shock type cases in light of the decision in the Morrissey case

Speaker: Rachael O Shaughnessy, solicitor, Homs Assist

Effects of Covid-19

Covering your Business – processes to put in place that can cover companies in light of any claims

Speaker: Roger Murray and Brian Gill, Callan Tansey Solicitors

  • The rise in remote mediation/arbitration in the wake of COVID

Covering your Business

  • Limiting Claim environment developing in a business
  • How to incorporate a safety and wellness plan
  • Appropriate communication with a colleague still employed and put a claim in?
  • Conduct Pre-placement Physicals
  • Mental Health, stress becoming common claims

What is the future for PPO’s (Periodic Payment Order in Catastrophic Injury Cases) in Ireland?

Speaker: Patrick Crowe, BL, Law Library

  • Will there be amending legislation to make their use more attractive
  • Impact of the Russell v HSE Case on the rate of return – has this made PPO’s more appealing?
  • Use of assistive technology?

Who Should Attend?

The conference content and advice will relate to all involved directly or indirectly in the claim’s management and Personal Injury processes from solicitors, barristers, regulators, government departments, semi-state agencies, insurers, employers, healthcare professionals, corporate firms and consultants to name just a few.


Victor Hrymak
Experienced Fire & Safety Consultant
Dr Jean O'Sullivan
Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Tallaght Hospital
David Nolan SC
Senior Council
Aisling Breen
Solicitor, Ronan Daly Jermyn
Mark Curran BL
Barrister at Law
Anne Conlon BL
Barrister at Law
Rachel O'Shaughnessy
Senior Associate, HOMS Assist Solicitors
Roger Murray SC
Joint Managing Partner, Head of Medical Negligence Dept, Callan Tansey Solicitors
Patrick Crowe BL
Barrister at Law


Early Bird Rate: €435 + VAT (LIMITED OFFER)

Full rate €535 + VAT

Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment

Discounts available for bookings of 3 or more.