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DWF's Scottish Virtual Defendant Insurance Conference 2021

Date: 23 June 2021, 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Online conference
Join us for our virtual conference on Wednesday, 23 June, where we will host a series of sessions throughout the day on key issues affecting the insurance sector in Scotland.

Event Details

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

click here to register for session 1

11:00 – 11:45: Session 02: Top Ten Tartan Tips
Crucial information for navigating Scottish claims and maximising savings

Speaker: Lynne Macfarlane, Director, DWF

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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

Speakers: Jill Sinclair, Partner & Head of Counter Fraud (Scotland), DWF & Jewels Chamberlain, Partner, DWF

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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

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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

click here to register for session 5