Associate events

Landmark Information: Planning Risks In Residential Conveyancing – Dec 2018

When: Tuesday 11th December at 12:00pm

Programme content:

Understanding planning issues in residential/commercial transactions. 

Planning policy and legislation. 

Planning information available – applications, land use designations. 

How Landmark planning reports can provide practical information to help you and your clients.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5725750071651741186

DPS Software: Become an accounting master with DPS Financial Director – Dec 2018

When: Wednesday 12th December | 11am – 12pm

Register: click here.

In this webinar you will have the chance to ask all of the questions you’ve ever had about our Legal Accounts software, DPS Financial Director.

To find out more and register, click here.

Certainty Expert Webinars: Statutory Wills – Dec 2018

When: Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 12.00pm

Register here: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1221523&tp_key=d4a96af50b

We are delighted to welcome Carol McBride from Solicitors for the Elderly who will presenting the final instalment of this year’s Certainty Expert Webinars.

What is a Statutory Will? When to consider them, and how the Court of Protection view them, under best interests decision making, the role of the Official Solicitor and execution requirements.

The webinar will cover:

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • What is a statutory Will
  • Test of capacity
  • When to consider a statutory Will
  • Why make an application
  • Best interests and overarching principles
  • Application Process
  • Role of the Official Solicitor
  • Direction for execution
  • Best Practice tips

Join our webinar on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 12.00pm for our free hour long Certainty Expert Webinar.

Seal Software: Phasing out LIBOR – how to prepare your contracts – Dec 2018

When – On-demand

Where – Online

Seal’s Jim Wagner and Lynn Sumlin, alongside D2 Legal Technology’s Peter Newton, explore the impact that phasing out of LIBOR will have in the financial services community and steps organisations can take to prepare from a contractual perspective.

Key takeaways include:

  • Where LIBOR is most commonly addressed in contracts & how to find them
  • Best practices & steps you can take to prepare for LIBOR phase-out
  • D2 Legal Technology & Seal Software recommendations

To view the webinar, register here

https://comm.seal-software.com/phasing-out-of-libor-preparing-your-contracts

Legal Eye: Price transparency reforms: what it means for you – Dec 2018

FREE Legal Eye webinar – subscribe here for instant access

Law firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Council for Licensed Conveyancers will be required to make some changes to how they present information about their services to consumers.

The aim of the new Price Transparency Rules is to make sure consumers have the information they need to make an informed choice of legal services provider, including understanding what the costs may be.

These changes will come into effect in December this year – leaving you with only 2 months to ensure that you comply.

Within the last few days, both the SRA and CLC have provided guidance as to which information is mandatory and must be shown on firm websites, as well as considerations for complying with the changed rules.

FREE Price transparency reforms webinar

Subscribe to Legal Eye’s FREE price transparency reforms webinar by clicking here and find out what these reforms are, why they’re happening and most importantly what it means in terms of practical solutions for you and your firm.  Once you’ve subscribed, the webinar will be delivered straight to your inbox.

If you have any questions, let us know by emailing bestpractice@legal-eye.co.uk.

Seal Software: Delivering Brexit insights into an enterprise contract portfolio – Dec 2018

When – On-demand

Where – Online

Organisations are initiating Brexit preparedness programs to find how they can best manage the outcomes. They can either do manual reviews, or shorten the time, lower the costs, and increase the accuracy with contract discovery and data extraction with Seal.

View the Brexit Insight on-demand webinar to learn how organisations can prepare for the challenges of Brexit and future requirements, replacing uncertainty with insight into their enterprise contract portfolio.

Key takeaways include:

  • How to find the contracts requiring review, remediation and repapering
  • How to measure the impact on your supply chain and the cost of meeting contractual obligations post-Brexit
  • How to mitigate the negative impact by taking action as a result of this insight

To view the webinar, register here

https://comm.seal-software.com/ct-wr-2018-q3-brexit-insight-lp-registration

National Paralegal Awards – Jan 2019

Awards are currently open for entry until 6th January 2019

Entries are open to all UK based Paralegals

The new annual National Paralegal Awards, organised in association with the Professional Paralegal Register, are an exciting opportunity for the legal sector to reward and recognise the outstanding Paralegals in the UK. These awards focus solely on the work and achievements of Paralegals across a range of categories. The categories have been carefully chosen to reflect the diversity of work within the Paralegal sector. We will gather together the finalists, chosen by our expert judging panel, with our sponsors to celebrate excellence and to raise the profile of the work of Paralegals at our Gala Final. This will take place on 29th March 2019 at Radisson Blu, Bloomsbury London from 6.30pm -midnight. This event is open only to finalist sponsors.

Click here for more information on the awards

National Accident Helpline: Future Legal Mind Award – Feb 2019

Could you be our next Future Legal Mind?

We believe it’s crucial to have the very best people engaged in the legal sector, so our annual Future Legal Mind Award aims to give the brightest minds the support they need today to make a difference tomorrow.

The competition – which is now in its fifth year – challenges entrants to show their expertise by writing a personal response to the statement below in 500-650 words:

In today’s world, the law provides a great foundation for any career. Outline your ambitions and aspirations and why you’ve chosen the Law. How do you think having a legally-trained mind will benefit you in the future and could benefit society, the country and/or your community?

Those shortlisted will then be invited to submit a short home-made video (1-2 minutes) to support their written response to the above.

In this video, shortlisted entrants can tell us why they have applied and how their initial entry represents them as a Future Legal Mind.

The deadline for the personal written response to the statement is 28th February 2019.

The winner will receive:

  • A £2,000 cash prize
  • A mentoring session with our Legal Director, Jonathan White, and Partnerships Director, Adam Nabozny – both qualified lawyers with a wealth of experience who can give advice and guidance
  • A meeting in London with a legal politician
  • A starring role in a professionally produced video, endorsed and promoted by National Accident Helpline, which the winner can share as part of raising their own professional profile

To find out more, or to enter please click here.

Finders International: Private Client Conference – March 2019

When: 7th March 2019 at 2pm – 9pm

Where: Central Hall Westminster, Storey’s Gate, London, SW1H 9NH

This free event is welcome to all solicitors.  There will be several presentations on a variety of topics with a drinks reception to follow.

To register for this event please click here.

Finders International: Public Deputies Deputyship Development Day – April 2019

When: 4th April 2019 at 9am to 3:30pm

Where: The Studio, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN

This free event is for those in the public or private sector who deal with client finances to discuss best practice and network.

To register for this event please click here.