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

This conference will focus on the legalities,highlighting recent case law, proposed changes, updates in damages and expertopinions. We will answer a number of questions, such as:


·        What is the statute of limitations on personal injury claims?

·        How has Section 26 applications made it more challenging for insurers?

·        What are the ergonomic risks involved in working from home?

·        The revised Personal Injury Guidelines – Is this reform delivering affordable insurance?

·        At what point can bullying / harassment be seen as personal injury?


If your line of work involves any form of injury claims, this one-day online event is a must-attend. You will hear from some of the leading experts in Ireland on current issues and will get ample opportunities to ask specific questions that a relevant to you.

This Conference is a unique live virtual event from our own custom-built CMG Studios. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with attendees praising the additional interactive elements, as well as increased Q&A opportunities throughout the day, giving you more opportunity to gain real practical insights on the key issues that are important to you.


Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks

David O’Malley, Partner, Callan Tansey Solicitors

The Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Claims

  • What is the Date of Knowledge?
  • Why is There a Time Limit Imposed?
  • Children and Time Limits
  • Calculating Time Limits
  • Exceptions to the statute of limitations

Chloe Cass, Barrister at Law, The Law Library

Key costs Issues in particular Personal Injuries Actions,and best practice to maximise Costs recovery 

Michael Monaghan, Abacus Law Costs

Damages (recent trends and issues)- Case Law Examples

  • 2020/2021 PI roundup - Themes emerging.
  • Adapting to the New judicial guidelines a year in.
  • Online hearings and the impact on trials and damages. 
  • The (other) Long Covid: Court delays &justice denied as an actionable matter? 

Sarah Reid, Barrister at Law

Section 26 applications- Has it made it challenging for insurers to know when to rely on it?

  • Recent Developments in Fraudulent Claim Applications
  • Practical Guidance for Defendants

Mark Curran, Barrister-at-Law and Accredited Mediator

Revised Personal Injuries Guidelines-The Evolving Personal Injuries Landscape

  • Impact of the Judicial Guidelines
  • Reform of PIAB
  • Rebalancing the duty of care
  • The Garda Insurance Fraud Coordination Office
  • Ultimately, is all this reform delivering affordable insurance?

Peter Boland, Alliance for Insurance Reform

Working from home, is it equal to the workplace? What are the risks involved?

  • To what extent is someone’s home classed as a workplace in the context of remote working?
  • Ergonomic assessments completed by external company, is this enough to manage associated risks

Sharon Dillon Lyons, BL

Data access in PI Matters; recent case law

  • Recent case law in relation to PI Claims and disclosure request
  • Data disclosure obligations under GDPR v Discovery obligations
  • The Controller’s right to withhold information
  • Data Retention obligations v Deletion of footage
  • Striking a balance

Hugh Jones EMEA Data Protection Manager, 3M


Bullying and Harassment Claims-when can they be seen as personal injury?

Brian Gill, Managing Partner at Callan Tansey Solicitors

Who Should Attend?

Policy makers involved in the built environment; Energy supply companies; Construction companies; Local authorities; Housing Associations; Education and training boards; Insulation contractors; Heat pump companies; Architects and surveyors.


Michael Monaghan
Director, Abacus The Law Costs Consultants
Hugh Jones
EMEA Data Protection Manager at 3M
Sarah Reid BL
Roger Murray SC
Joint Managing Partner, Head of Medical Negligence Dept, Callan Tansey Solicitors
Mark Curran BL
Barrister at Law
Sharon Dillon Lyons BL
Barrister at Law, The Law Library
Chloë Cass
Barrister at Law, The Law Library
Brian Gill
Managing Partner at Callan Tansey Solicitors
Peter Boland
Alliance for Insurance Reform
David O’Malley
Partner, Callan Tansey Solicitors


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.