Sessions will have a particular focus on the imminent introduction of QOCS and how we can prepare for the impact on insurance claims in Scotland.
We look forward to seeing you there!
10:00 – 10:45: Session 01: Rip it up and Start again
A look at how QOCS impacted England and Wales and lessons learned
Speakers: Jo Baker, Director, DWF & Caroline Coyle, Senior Associate, DWF
11:00 – 11:45: Session 02: Top Ten Tartan Tips
Crucial information for navigating Scottish claims and maximising savings
Speaker: Lynne Macfarlane, Director, DWF
12:00 – 12:45: Session 03: Fundamental Dishonesty v Fraudulent Misrepresentation
Our counter-fraud experts at DWF discuss the different rules for applying the QOCS exceptions and tips for arguing the exceptions in court
14:00 – 14:45: Session 04: A Guide to Orthopaedic Examinations and the Exaggerating Claimant
Expert insight into the techniques and tests undertaken in an orthopaedic examination. How exaggeration is assessed by experts and how to identify potential exaggerated claims.
Speakers: Mr Angus D MacLean, MBChB 1995, FRCS (Tr and Orth) 2004. Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon & Lynne Macfarlane, Director, DWF
15:00 – 15:45: Session 05: QOCS in practice – Where the rubber hits the road!
Andrew Lothian discusses the practical impact of QOCS with Robert Milligan QC
Speakers: Robert Milligan QC, Compass Chambers & Andrew Lothian, Partner & Head of General Insurance (Scotland), DWF