Upcoming Courses

CPOs/Planning

27 Nov 19

Organiser: DAC Beachroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

Speaker: Christopher Stanwell

Topic overview:

Why use CPO powers and when/how to do it – economic social and environmental benefits.

An overview of the process of making a CPO and its confirmation.

Key issues to address:

  • Reasons for the CPO – planning consent and/or policy support for it;
  • compelling case in the public interest;
  • Alternatives;
  • Funding the CPO (LG/third party) – resources, viability and costs; and
  • Human Rights and Public Sector Equality Duty.
  • Consultation and addressing objectors concerns (mitigating the impacts).
  • Recent changes to the process of confirming CPOs by PINS and the inquiry process.
  • Timescales and prospects of success.

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Protecting Council Land

04 Dec 19

Organiser: Geldards

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

Speakers: Mark Hacking and Catherine Gritt

Topic overview:

  • How to get rid of tenants who won’t go – Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 leases, contracted out leases, no lease at all
  • How to get rid of people who shouldn’t be there, or stop them doing what they shouldn’t – the joy of injunctions

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Children Social Care

29 Jan 20

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans 100 Old Hall Street Liverpool L3 9QJ

Speakers: Sally Merriman, Associate & Morris Hill, Legal Director

Topic overview:

Update on topical issues affecting local government practitioners

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Disclosure & Criminal Proceedings PACE Interview Training

12 Feb 20

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Paul's Square Liverpool L3 9SJ

Speakers: Aiofe Ryan, Senior Associate Regulatory

Topic overview:

  • Overview of disclosure and unused material
  • How to effectively conduct investigation

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GDPR/Information Law

26 Feb 20

Organiser: DAC Beachroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

Speaker: Abigail Sneller

Topic overview:

Key areas of risk facing local authorities

Data breaches and enforcement action

GDPR – what have we learnt?

Case law update

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Local Government Law and Governance

04 Mar 20

Organiser: Geldards

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

Speakers:
Clare Hardy, Geldards LLP and Adam Simpson, Warrington Borough Council

Topic overview:

This session will provide background training on local authority governance.  Subjects covered will include decision making, powers, member conduct, and an update on some cases relevant to local government law

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Managing Complex Procurements

25 Mar 20

Organiser: Weightmans

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

Speakers: Martin Vincent, Partner, Richard Vaughan, Principal Associate, Dan Barchet, Principal Associate and Claire Hollins, Principal Associate

Topic overview:

  • Using a dialogue / negotiated process
  • Significant supplier base rationalisation
  • Form of contract
  • Contract drafting / negotiation
  • TUPE transfers

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Special Education Needs

01 Apr 20

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson No 1 St Paul's Square Liverpool L3 9SJ

Speakers: Joe Orme – Associate

Topic overview: “Education and health care plans, and dealing with Tribunal appeals”.

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Key Issues in Construction Contracts

22 Apr 20

Organiser: DAC Beachroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

Speaker: Rachel Gibson

Topic overview:

Extensions of time

Practical Completion

Defects Liability

Retention

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Inquests Law and Practice

06 May 20

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

Venue: Hill Dickinson 50 Fountain Street Manchester M2 5AS

Speakers: Paul Allerston – Legal Director

Topic overview:
An insight into the legal framework in which deaths are investigated by the Coroner and practical guidance for those who are summonsed to attend an inquest

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