27 Nov 2014 - , 00:00
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Gemma Witherington and Sri Carmichael are giving a seminar which will address tactics of offers to settle in civil proceedings, focusing on Part 36 and Calderbank offers. The seminar will cover the formal requirements of making a Part 36 offer and what to consider when accepting or rejecting an offer.
Key topics of discussion include:
- The role that Part 36 plays in the civil litigation process.
- Formal requirements for making a Part 36 offer.
- The major pitfalls that practitioners need to be aware of when considering making/accepting a Part 36 offer; potential consequences of failing to accept an offer.
- How are the courts likely to approach Part 36 issues in practice?
- How do Calderbank Letters differ from Part 36 offers and why might you consider making a Calderbank offer?
- Practical considerations to keep in mind when making/accepting Calderbank offers.
- How has the position changed since 1 April 2013?