Upcoming Courses

The Environmental Act – One year old

25 Jan 23

Organiser: Weightmans

Venue: by Webinar

Level: Intermediate

PresenterSimon Colvin, Partner, Weightmans

In this webinar we explore the key provisions of the Environment Act 2021 and their implications for local government, reflecting upon experience and developments over the first year

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT -SRA Rules and Regs for LA in-house lawyers

01 Feb 23

Organiser: Bevan Brittan

Venue: By Webinar

Presenter: Daniel Purcell, Partner, Bevan Brittan

Daniel Purcell from Bevan Brittan provides an overview of the regulatory structure for in-house solicitors, looking at:

  • SRA Principles
  • SRA Code
  • Rules relevant to in-house solicitors

Join Daniel as he answers the key issues and questions surrounding:

  • Advising your employer and third parties
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Different rules for different activities – reserved and non-reserved legal activities
  • Protecting privilege

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Maternity Rights, Menopause and other tricky issues

16 Feb 23

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: By Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Presenter: Helen Snow, Partner, Geldards

The extension of maternity rights in the context of redundancy, the rights of new mothers in the workplace, pregnancy loss policies, rights during IVF and consideration of the Menopause in the context of disability under the Equality Act 2010 are all highly topical issues at the moment which are forming the basis of potential legislative changes and case law developments. It’s important for employers to ensure that they keep pace with developments in these areas and are aware of the extent of their obligations and liabilities in the context of these issues. In this webinar we look at the recent developments in these areas and provide an update for employers on their current obligations and those which may be on the horizon.

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Pensions: TUPE and Outsourcing

15 Mar 23

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: By Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Presenter: Beth Brown, Partner, DAC Beachcroft

Overview of session – There has been an increase in public sector transfers/outsourcing arrangements.  This session will cover considerations which arise in relation to TUPE and outsourcing arrangements, including Fair Deal and Best Value, as well as current market practice.

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Business Immigration Update

23 Mar 23

Organiser: Geldards

Venue: By Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Presenters:

Joga Singh, Partner, Geldards

Rachel Mills, Senior Associate, Geldards

This session will provide an update from Geldards LLP on Business Immigration Law, the sponsorship of foreign workers under the UK’s point-based immigration system and the steps public sector employers must take to register as sponsors with UK Visas and Immigration.

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Key Issues In Managing Inquests

06 Apr 23

Organiser: Bevan Brittan

Venue: By Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Presenter: Simon, Lindsay, Partner, Bevan Brittan

Join Simon Lindsay as he outlines key issues in managing inquests including the management of evidence, witnesses and the court process.

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Commercial Contracts

19 Apr 23

Organiser: DAC Beachcroft

Venue: By Webinar

Level: Fundamental

Presenter: Ioan Davies, Legal Director, DAC Beachcroft

Join Ioan Davies for a Fundamentals session on Commercial Contracts.  The webinar will cover consideration of the core terms in all commercial contracts and a review of recent key developments and leading case-law.

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Litigation: The Electronic Communication Code

14 Jun 23

Organiser:

Venue: by Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Presenter: Peter Hall, Legal Director, Weightmans

An update on the Electronic Communication Code and its impact on landowners, including their ability to redevelop

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