Upcoming Courses

GDPR/Information Law

26 Feb 20

Organiser: DAC Beachroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

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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

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

This course is aimed at an introductory level but more experienced lawyers might find it helpful as a refresher.

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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Delivering Regeneration Projects

20 May 20

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: Weightmans 100 Old Hall Street Liverpool L3 9QJ

Speakers: Clive Bleasedale, Parnter; Richard Vaughan, Principal Associate and Martin Vincent, Partner

Topic overview:

An overview of key procurement construction and development agreement issues to consider and address in order to deliver a successful regeneration project”

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Highways -What Are They?

03 Jun 20

Organiser: DAC Beachroft

Venue: DAC Beachcroft 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3HF

Speaker: Karen Howe

Topic overview:

Private, public and adopted – what’s the difference?

Section 38 and section 278 Agreements

Highway boundaries and unregistered land – dedication and adoption issues and how to overcome them

Works on public rights of way

Stopping up and diverting highways

Prescriptive rights – preventing highway claims

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Practice Management

17 Jun 20

Organiser: Geldards

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

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