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We run CPD training seminars, conferences and networking events for members across
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May 2016


Wed 4 May 2016 GQUAL and the UK – achieving gender parity within the judiciary at national and international level
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
This panel discussion is aimed at bringing together prominent experts and practitioners, academics and judges to discuss the challenges faced both domestically and internationally with respect to gender equality and gender balanced representation within the judiciary and other decision making bodies.

04/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Thu 5 May 2016 Fully Booked Immigration judicial review: Perspectives from the Tribunal President
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Immigration judicial review: Perspectives from the Tribunal President

05/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Fri 6 May 2016 Judicial appointments: interview training for solicitors - 6 May 2016 - London
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
In view of increasing competition for judicial appointments, this interactive course will equip delegates with the skills to help enhance your application and interview performance. This workshop has been developed specifically for solicitor applicants but the content is relevant for anyone serious about submitting a credible judicial application.

06/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Mon 9 May 2016 Compliance support forum for in-house lawyers - 9 May 2016
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Traditionally in-house lawyers have had a long-distance relationship with the SRA but this is no longer possible. Recent changes in the law, and with the introduction of the SRA Handbook, mean that in-house practice is of greater interest to the regulator than ever before and ignorance of compliance requirements is a risky position to sustain.

09/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Wed 11 May 2016 What place does ethics have in modern business?
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
What place does ethics have in modern business?

11/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Wed 11 May 2016 LegalEx 2016
Location: ExCel London
The UK’s fastest growing legal event, Legalex is the first and largest national event and conference focused on “The Business Behind Law”.

11/05/2016

ExCel London, London, London

Thu 12 May 2016 Chile market briefing
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
To mark the Chile Day celebrations at Mansion House and the state visit by Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, the Law Society will be providing a market briefing at our Chancery Lane office. There will also be the chance to network with Chilean lawyers and stakeholders. The focus will be on potential opportunities in Chile’s growth sectors including mining and the country’s booming copper industry, as well as examining the energy sector and projects currently being explored within the region.

12/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Thu 12 May 2016 Private Client Section seminars - Riding the HMRC roller coaster - London 12 May
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee and the Law Society to provide private client solicitors with a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice and how practitioners can avoid problems and pitfalls. They cover a range of market- relevant topics to provided practical support for the busy private client solicitor and are conducted by lecturers who are acknowledged experts in their fields.

12/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Thu 12 May 2016 Diversity Judicial Appointment seminars - 12 May - Birmingham
Location: Birmingham Magistrates Court ,Victoria Law Courts, Corporation Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6QA
As part of its commitment to promoting greater diversity in the judiciary, the Law Society, Bar Council, CILEx, Judicial Office and the JAC, are running targeted events to raise awareness of opportunities in the judiciary.

12/05/2016

Birmingham Magistrates Court ,Victoria Law Courts, Corporation Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6QA, Birmingham, West Midlands

Fri 13 May 2016 Breakfast seminar with Lord Clement-Jones CBE: Leading teams to develop in-house capacity and reduce external legal spend - Manchester
Location: DLA Piper UK LLP, 101 Barbirolli Square, Bridgewater, Manchester M2 3DL
Breakfast seminar with Lord Clement-Jones CBE: Leading teams to develop in-house capacity and reduce external legal spend - Manchester

13/05/2016

DLA Piper UK LLP, 101 Barbirolli Square, Bridgewater, Manchester M2 3DL, Manchester, Lancashire

Mon 16 May 2016 City firms diversity forum: Transgender staff and clients
Location: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ
City firms diversity forum: Transgender staff and clients

16/05/2016

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ, London, London

Tue 17 May 2016 Fully Booked Fully Booked - Be a Human Rights Lawyer 2016
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Are you interested in a career in human rights law? Come and hear about how human rights campaigners, solicitors, academics, civil servants and barristers started out.

17/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Tue 17 May 2016 Regulatory update for property practitioners: how proposed changes to the Code of Conduct, Accounts Rules and CML Handbook will affect you (Newcastle)
Location: Virgin Money, Jubilee House, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4PL
These seminars will provide a practical analysis of how proposed and significant regulatory changes will affect property practitioners and conveyancers in 2016.

17/05/2016

Virgin Money, Jubilee House, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4PL, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Tue 17 May 2016 General Counsel – Secrets of success
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
General Counsel – Secrets of success

17/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Wed 18 May 2016 Private Client Section seminars - Riding the HMRC roller coaster - Birmingham 18 May
Location: Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, The Curzon building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD
These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee and the Law Society to provide private client solicitors with a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice and how practitioners can avoid problems and pitfalls. They cover a range of market- relevant topics to provided practical support for the busy private client solicitor and are conducted by lecturers who are acknowledged experts in their fields.

18/05/2016

Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, The Curzon building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD, Birmingham, West Midlands

Thu 19 May 2016 Competition Section annual conference 2016
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
The annual Competition Section conference is an established fixture in the world of competition law calendar. Offering excellent value for money, it draws on speakers from the UK and overseas and includes leading practitioners, regulators and economic experts.

19/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Thu 19 May 2016 Law Management Section: What makes a successful law firm? - Manchester
Location: Manchester Portland Hotel, 3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DP
Success is not an accident but part of a plan - a process you can build in your law firm. Going full out for growth, may work for some firms: consolidation is the name of the game for others in order to achieve and maintain successful outcomes in the long run however, all firms must draw on sound management principles and business performance basics to get it right.

19/05/2016

Manchester Portland Hotel, 3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DP, Manchester, Lancashire

Thu 19 May 2016 Competition Section spring drinks reception 2016
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Members are invited to attend the spring drinks reception, and network with those who have a shared interest in competition law.

19/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Fri 20 May 2016 Judicial appointments: interview training for solicitors - 20 May 2016 - London
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
In view of increasing competition for judicial appointments, this interactive course will equip delegates with the skills to help enhance your application and interview performance. This workshop has been developed specifically for solicitor applicants but the content is relevant for anyone serious about submitting a credible judicial application.

20/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Tue 24 May 2016 Law Management Section/Career development: Discover the power of LinkedIn – How this tool can be used to help you to develop your personal career, grow your network and grow business
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
LinkedIn is the number one network increasingly used by individuals to showcase their career successes and expertise as well as being used by businesses to reach new customers and keep in touch with existing customers. Can you really afford not to be connected? This workshop has been designed to help you get the most out of LinkedIn.

24/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Wed 25 May 2016 Fully booked Compliance support forum for in-house lawyers - 25 May 2016
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Traditionally in-house lawyers have had a long-distance relationship with the SRA but this is no longer possible. Recent changes in the law, and with the introduction of the SRA Handbook, mean that in-house practice is of greater interest to the regulator than ever before and ignorance of compliance requirements is a risky position to sustain.

25/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Wed 25 May 2016 Private Client Section seminars - Riding the HMRC roller coaster - Manchester 25 May
Location: The University of Law Manchester, 2 New York St, Manchester, M1 4HJ
These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee and the Law Society to provide private client solicitors with a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice and how practitioners can avoid problems and pitfalls. They cover a range of market- relevant topics to provided practical support for the busy private client solicitor and are conducted by lecturers who are acknowledged experts in their fields.

25/05/2016

The University of Law Manchester, 2 New York St, Manchester, M1 4HJ, Manchester, Lancashire

Thu 26 May 2016 PII for small firms – top tips for securing affordable cover
Location: Manchester Portland Hotel, 3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DP
Do you find the PII renewal process difficult and time consuming? Attend our new small firms workshop to learn the top tips for getting the cover you need - without the usual frustrations.

26/05/2016

Manchester Portland Hotel, 3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DP, Manchester, Lancashire

Thu 26 May 2016 50 years of Race Relations Legislation: Has it made a difference?
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
It is just over 50 years since race relations legislation was introduced in 1965 to address racial discrimination. The Act was strengthened by the Race Relations Act 1968 and repealed by the Race Relations Act 1976. To mark the occasion, The Law Society and the Society of Asian lawyers are organising an event to look at what impact the legislation has had on ethnic minority communities in the UK.

26/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

Tue 31 May 2016 Law Society speed networking event for women solicitors
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
This event will bring women solicitors working in city law firms together with senior women working in corporate in-house departments and city law firms.

31/05/2016

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, London, London

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