Upcoming Courses

Practice Management

27 Jun 18

Organiser: Geldards

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

Practice Management Training /

Managers Group

on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 10am

Hall of Fame Lounge at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Mike Gregory Way Warrington WA2 7NE

(Lunch and refreshments will be provided)

1. Collaboration and shared services – considering the legal and practical issues

Clare Hardy and Rebecca Hazeldine from Geldards

2. SRA Update

3. Open Forum

An opportunity for attendees to share experience or seek assistance with issues on their patch

4. Future actions: topics/ Any Other Business

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Commercial Contracts and Procurement

29 Jun 18

Organiser: Hill Dickinson

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

Commercial Contracts and Procurement

This session will look at recent updates in commercial contract and procurement law, using the right procurement process for the right contract, and dynamic purchasing systems

We regret to advise that due to unforeseen circumstances the Commercial Contracts and Procurement training session originally scheduled to take place on the 23rd May has been postponed and rescheduled to be held on Friday 29 June.   We look forward to seeing you on the 29 June and apologise for any inconvenience the change of date may cause you.

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Fundamentals of Local Government Law

11 Jul 18

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans LLP: 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3

Fundamentals of Local Government Law

Course Summary :

We will look at the fundamentals of local government;

* History

* The structure of local government

* Members

* Officers

* Governance

* Decision Making

* Access to information

* Central government control

* Legal challenges

* Functions

* Finance

This will be a useful introduction to trainees and newly qualified solicitors or to those who are new to local government or a refresher for those who have been in local government for some time

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Annual Training Event 2018

02 Oct 18

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: St Helens Stadium, St Helens WA9 3AL


Time Item Speaker

09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Networking

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome Address David McCullough, Chair NWLC

10:05 – 11:05 “The Art of Being Brilliant” Andy Whittaker, Art of Brilliance

11:05 – 11:50 “Why mental health matters for lawyers?” Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO Lawcare

11:50 – 12:10 Refreshment and Networking

12:10 – 13:00 tbc Brigadier J A J Thomson OBE QVRM TD MSc

13:00 – 13:45 Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 13:45 NWLC AGM

13:45 – 14:45 JR Andrew Sharland QC, 11KBW Chambers

14:45 – 15:05 Refreshment and Networking

15:05 – 16:05 Workshop Sessions tbc





16:05 Close

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