Upcoming Courses

Commercial Disputes Update

31 Oct 18

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

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

This session will cover

  • Pitfalls in contract management – case study built on an outsourcing contract scenario
  • Picking and choosing your ADR clause – what works and when?
  • Social Media & Harassment – protecting officials and elected representatives

Who should attend: In-House Legal

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Local Authority Companies – overview of corporate structures, director’s duties and managing conflicts

07 Nov 18

Organiser: Geldards

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

This session will cover:

  • A brief overview of the various corporate structures available and documentation
  • Shareholder/Member vs Directors
  • Roles and responsibilities of Directors
  • Conflicts of interest and managing these
  • Consequences of Breach of Duties
  • Other options for a Council to be involved in corporate entities

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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

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Information Law and Governance

16 Jan 19

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

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

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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

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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

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