Hear from expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, specialist publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations on how to receive payments faster and reduce the risk of your fees being rejected. Find out more below.

Due to the current coronavirus situation, this session will be held as an online live stream only.

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When
3 June 2020, 18:00 - 19:30
Event Type
Seminar
Where
The Bar Council, London
Topics
Remuneration, Legal Aid

About the course

Are you a civil practitioner or specialist fees clerk? Following the success of last year’s Legal Aid Billing seminar series, the Bar Council will once again be joining expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, specialist publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations and firms to help you find out how to receive payments faster and reduce the risk of your fees being rejected.
 
 

Why attend?

This seminar will help you to:

  • Apply best practice in legal aid billing and reduce the chances of rejection;
  • Improve your day-to-day billing administration and quality control;
  • Reduce errors made in claim forms; and
  • Better understand how to effectively process Very High Cost Cases and payments on account.
     

Panel

This year’s Civil (non-family) Legal Aid Billing seminar panel will consist of:

  • Kathy Wong, Legal Practice and Remuneration Policy Analyst, Bar Council (Chair)
  • Graham McDonald, Subject Matter Expert, Legal Aid Agency
  • Kathryn Jolly, Head of Revenue and Control, Garden Court Chambers
  • Bob Baker, Co-Chair of the Association of Costs Lawyers


Due to the current coronavirus situation, this session will be held as an online live stream only.

 

Prices

Live stream

Full price: £24 plus VAT
Bar Representation Fee subscriber price: £18 plus VAT
 

The Bar Council training and events booking system has moved to MyBar, the dedicated logged-in website for the profession, where you can register for your chosen training course or event simply and securely using your existing profile.

When you click the booking link above, you will be taken to MyBar where you can log in and book your place. If you have any problems logging into MyBar, contact our Services team on 020 7611 1329 or email Services@BarCouncil.org.uk.

Please ensure your read our terms and conditions and privacy statement before booking.
 

Further information

To share your questions with the Civil (non-family) Legal Aid panel in advance of the event, email us after you have booked your place.

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Paperless training packs

To minimise environmental impact and the amount of paper you have to carry with you, Bar Council training packs are paperless. As a delegate you will receive the materials you need for the training by email in advance, which you can access on your laptop or tablet or print in advace if required. 
Throughout the training, there will be references to various Bar Council guidance or external documents which are included as a hyperlink within the attendee workbook.

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