Upcoming Courses

Local Government Monitoring Officer

21 Nov 18

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans No 1 Spinningfields Hardman Square Manchester M3 3EB

An update on matters of interest to Monitoring Officers and those advising on governance issues including:

  • Recent case law
  • Member Conduct
  • Brexit

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Practice Management Group

23 Nov 18

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

Agenda

NWLC Practice Managers Group

10.00am on Friday 23rd November

at Hill Dickinson’s Office

No1 St Paul’s Square

Liverpool L3 9SJ

10.00 – 10.15 – coffee on arrival

10.15 – 11.30 Trainee solicitors – Know Your Obligations

Hill Dickinson HR team will provide a brief overview on the responsibilities towards trainees and how to ensure they receive quality training from recruitment through to being nationally qualified. Case studies also provided by two trainees.

Interactive quiz – Moya Clifford

11.30 – 11.45 – coffee

11.45 – 12.15 – Effective time management

Bill Chandler

12.15 – 12.45 – How a local authority interacts with one of its wholly owned companies

Speaker TBC

12.45.13.00 – Open Q&A

13.00 – 14.00 – Networking and lunch

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Bankruptcy – legal process and case law updated

10 Jan 19

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson 50 Fountain St, Manchester M2 2AS

This session will cover the process involved in petitioning for bankruptcy and a review of the case law in this area dealing with the main principles of bankruptcy and bankruptcy estates

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Information Law and Governance

16 Jan 19

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF

This session will cover:

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Managing contracts, dealing with insolvency and termination / exit management arrangements

23 Jan 19

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium, Conference Centre, Mike Gregory Way, Warrington WA2 7NE

This session will focus on how local authorities can manage their third-party contracts particularly where suppliers have gone into difficulty and face insolvency. We will cover

  • the different insolvency procedures and the effect of these (e.g. liquidation, administration, CVA, and winding up)
  • provisions in contracts dealing with termination

managing the termination and having sufficient exit management arrangements in place to deal with taking the service back in house or transferring to another provider

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Debt Recovery – including social care fees and deceased insolvent estates

06 Feb 19

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

This session will cover a review of debt recovery generally including judgments, enforcement and deceased insolvent estates

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Adult Social Care including the Social Care green paper

20 Feb 19

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans’ Manchester at 3, Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN

An update on the latest in the law on adult social care, including;

  • The new Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill;
  • The future of social care after the Green Paper;
  • Integration of health and social care – current trends.

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Real Estate

06 Mar 19

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF

TBC

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Regeneration projects / Development Agreements / Construction

20 Mar 19

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium, Conference Centre, Mike Gregory Way, Warrington WA2 7NE

TBC

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GDPR Update

03 Apr 19

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Pauls Square, Liverpool

TBC

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