Associate events

DPS Software: G Suite Integration and Browser Based Case Management – 18 Jul 2019

When: 18th July 2019 11am – 12pm

See DPS Spitfire, integrated with Google’s G Suite in action.

To register click here. If you are unable to attend on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

Groundsure: Contaminated Land and why Historical Mapping is so important – 23 Jul 2019

When: Tues 23rd July 2019 – 11am-12pm

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8872276378656238339

In this session we will look at the role contaminated land has to play in the environmental search report space. We will provide a brief overview of contaminated land legislation and the government’s current position, case studies will provide real life examples of how contaminated land can impact upon properties. We will also look at how our in house Environmental Consultants write a report and compile their opinion as well as providing practical ways of revising any “Action Required” searches. We will then finish with an overview of our core reports.

Title Research: Free webinar – Mitigating risk with Title Research – 24 Jul 2019

When: Wednesday 24th July at 12pm

Title Research’s next webinar will explain how we can help you mitigate risk within the estate administration process. The webinar will discuss the various challenges and pitfalls that arise when dealing with an estate. We will share how we can help you mitigate these risks and provide advice to ensure the estate administration process runs smoothly.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday 24th July at 12pm and can contribute to your continuing competence.

Click here to register for the webinar.

Even if you can’t join us on the day, please still register – registrants will receive a link to the recording on the following day.

Kaplan Altior: Investment Schemes – The Risks and Warnings for Solicitors – 24 Jul 2019

When – 24 July 2019

Where – Live Online

The SRA Risk Outlook 2018/2019 highlights the risks and dangers Investment Schemes pose to solicitors and their clients. The organisation outlined a number of core issues which solicitors need to be aware of in order to ensure they are not falling below the standards of expected behaviour.

This course will introduce and explain Investment Schemes and their associated risks.  The course trainer, Michael Cotter, is an expert Financial Services Lawyer who can provide real world insight and examples of assisting and working with those affected by investment scheme collapses, including both private clients and corporate bodies.

Learning outcomes include:

  • A better understanding of the risks posed by those wishing to target law firms for money laundering purposes
  • The ability to recognise the importance of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • A wider awareness of the specific risks posed to firms who conduct Conveyancing
  • The ability to identify how to carry out valid identification and anti-money laundering checks
  • A better understanding of the importance of keeping the firm ‘client-account’ secure and how to ensure it is not used for money laundering purposes

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/compliance/compliance-investment-schemes

Certainty Expert Webinars presents Graham Stott, 3PB Barristers – 25 Jul 2019

Join us on Thursday 25th July at 12.00pm when we will be joined by Barrister, Graham Stott of 3PB Barristers who will be presenting our next Certainty Expert Webinar, titled “Gifts of P’s Property: authority, considerations and best interests”.

In this Court of Protection focused webinar, Graham will be taking an in-depth look at gifts of P’s property.

Overview:

  • P’s capacity to make gifts
  • The authority of attorneys and deputies to make gifts
  • The Court’s jurisdiction to authorise gifts
  • Why consider a gift of P’s property
  • The application (including the short procedure under Practice Direction 9D)
  • P’s wishes and feelings and the use of Certainty Will Search
  • Best interests
  • Conflicts of interest and undue influence
  • The retrospective approval of gifts

Places are limited so register for the free webinar now via https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1253514&tp_key=7ce69812db.

Groundsure: Historical mapping – Residential – 6 Aug 2019

When: 6th August 2019 at 14:00 – 15:00

In this session we will take a closer at contaminated land and the role historic mapping has to play in the identification of contaminated land and the creation of environmental searches. Case studies will provide real life examples of how contaminated land can impact upon properties and how our in-house environmental consultants use our collection of historic mapping.

Register here

DPS Software: Perfect Your Practice – Land Registry Integration – 15 Aug 2019

When: 15th August 2019 11am – 12pm

Save time in the conveyancing process with our land registry portal integration. Complete property searches, obtain official title and more, all from within your CMS.

Register for this webinar and see the integration in action.

To register click here. If you can’t make it on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

Groundsure: Energy and Transportation – 20 Aug 2019

When: 20th August 2019 at 12:00 – 13:00

In this session we will look at the various types of energy infrastructure that could impact upon a purchaser decision and impact the possible enjoyment of their property. We will take a detailed look at fracking, the process and regulatory system in place for the UK. We will then look at different rail infrastructure schemes including Crossrail 2 and HS2 and how these can impact upon a property transaction. By providing case studies and practical advice, transportation features can easily be looked into in more detail. We will also provide a detailed run through of our new Energy and Transport report and provide practical advice on how energy installations can be investigated further.

Register here

The London Wellbeing for Lawyers Conference – 17 Sept 2019

When: 17 September 2019

Where: Central London

This very practical conference is chaired by James Pereira QC who is supported by a high level panel of speakers drawn from private practice, in-house, consultancy and the charitable sector. It will appeal to all those within law firms, barristers chambers and in-house legal and HR departments who “get” both the importance of managing wellbeing in their working environment, and how developing and applying the principles of wellbeing  are not only inextricably linked to profitability and productivity, but also with attracting and retaining the very best people. Delegates will take away with them an insight into the latest thinking on wellbeing in practice together with the tools they need to drive forward the development and enhancement of their own organisation’s wellbeing policies and practices

View the full programme https://www.tickettailor.com/events/wellbeingworkalliance/262321/

Use Discount Code 1944for 15% off the full price

 

DPS Software: Perfect Your Practice – Probate and Estate Administration – 19 Sept 2019

When: 19th September 2019 11am – 12pm

Find out how our probate and estate administration software, along with our wills drafting software can help to improve efficiency in your firm.

To register click here. If you can’t make it on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

Kaplan Altior: CILEx family proceedings advocacy skills – 23 Sept 2019

When – 23 September 2019 – 30 September 2019 (6-day course)

Where – Bedford

This five-day course focuses on ensuring that you can complete your advocacy qualification, to enable you to practice in the Family Court.

During the course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to be an effective advocate in the Family Court.  The course ensures that you gain a sound understanding of the rules of evidence, the Family Procedure Rules, drafting Skeleton Arguments and the purpose of Examination-in-Chief, Cross-Examination and Re-Examination.

The course covers applications under the Family Law Act 1996, as well as proceedings under the Child Arrangements Programme and financial remedy applications.  Successful completion of the course requires you to undertake an oral Advocacy Skills assessment, together with an online Evidence, Procedure & Ethics assessment.

Key benefits include:

  • Attendance will provide you with an introduction to the practices and procedures of the Family Court.
  • You will gain confidence in being able to undertake cases, in respect of an application for Child Arrangements Orders, Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders.
  • You will feel supported in gaining an understanding of the essential skills required to represent children and families in the Family Court.
  • You will be given, and learn from, practical examples, provided by experienced practitioners.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/cilex-advocacy-skills/advocacy-skills-course—family-litigation

 

Kaplan Altior: Managing Yourself – Managing your Workload – 23 Sept 2019

When – 23 September 2019

Where – Live Online

This course will build and develop the necessary interpersonal skills that you would need in order to manage and succeed in a dynamic, people and service-oriented working environment.

Kaplan Altior’s Managing your Workload course will run through some of the key points on how to run a matter efficiently (and effectively).  The session includes:

  • Understanding efficiency
  • Planning and prioritisation
  • Tools and techniques for success

This course is specifically tailored to newly qualified solicitors and also more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill-set.

Key benefits include:

  • Manage your client matters with increased efficiency and confidence
  • Understand and use improved communication skills with your work colleagues and clients
  • Empathise better with differing personalities, outlooks and approaches
  • Reduce conflict and its impact should it occur
  • Improve your working relationship with those to whom you report.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-yourself

Kaplan Altior: Managing Yourself – Managing your Communications – 25 Sept 2019

When – 25 September 2019

Where – Live Online

This course will build and develop the necessary interpersonal skills that you would need in order to manage and succeed in a dynamic, people and service-oriented working environment.

Kaplan Altior’s Managing your Communications course will help you develop your personal skills in order to better manage working relationship with both colleagues and clients in a people-oriented working environment.  This session includes:

  • What makes for great communication?
  • Empathy and working with others
  • Limiting conflict at work

This course is specifically tailored to newly qualified solicitors and also more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill-set.

Key benefits include:

  • Manage your client matters with increased efficiency and confidence
  • Understand and use improved communication skills with your work colleagues and clients
  • Empathise better with differing personalities, outlooks and approaches
  • Reduce conflict and its impact should it occur
  • Improve your working relationship with those to whom you report.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-yourself

Kaplan Altior: Managing Others – Successful Supervision – 27 Sept 2019

When – 27 September 2019

Where – Live Online

The course will give you an understanding of how to manage successful working relationships with people in your business and develop your leadership skills in order to lead a successful team.

Kaplan Altior’s Successful Supervision course will run through some of the key points on how to start the process of supervising and managing a team in the right way.  The session includes:

  • Supervision, management and relationship explained
  • Leading learning in your work group
  • Briefing and assessing work

This course is specifically tailored to qualified solicitors with 2-4 years PQE, more junior solicitors who are given earlier responsibility for managing others and also more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill set.

Key benefits include:

  • Identify and adapt your personal leadership style to maximise performance in others
  • Understand what motivates people and use these motivators in an individual and team context
  • Use learning styles and coaching techniques to improve individual and team performance
  • Identify and communicate tasks for delegation more effectively
  • Provide feedback and tackle performance difficulties with confidence.

The course is delivered Live Online by our trainer through a WebEx system involving group discussion, practical exercises and realistic case studies.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-others

Kaplan Altior: Managing Others – Improved Individual Performance – 30 Sept 2019

When – 30 September 2019

Where – Live Online

The course will give you an understanding of how to manage successful working relationships with people in your business and develop your leadership skills in order to lead a successful team.

Kaplan Altior’s Improved Individual Performance course will show you how to improve the performance of others and how to deals with key issues in all work groups. The session includes:

  • Conflict management
  • Motivation, ability and confidence building in people
  • Team performance through individual contributions

This course is specifically tailored to qualified solicitors with 2-4 years PQE, more junior solicitors who are given earlier responsibility for managing others and also more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill set.

Key benefits include:

  • Identify and adapt your personal leadership style to maximise performance in others
  • Understand what motivates people and use these motivators in an individual and team context
  • Use learning styles and coaching techniques to improve individual and team performance
  • Identify and communicate tasks for delegation more effectively
  • Provide feedback and tackle performance difficulties with confidence.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-others

Kaplan Altior: Managing the Business – Strategy & Finance – 2 Oct 2019

When – 02 October 2019

Where – Live Online

The course will build on your existing skills as a high performing team manager and introduce you to the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to progress your leadership career.

Kaplan Altior’s Strategy & Finance course will give you an understanding of how strategy works and how to analyse the figures. This is especially designed for someone who is looking for a more senior position in the business. The session includes:

  • A model for leadership
  • Five RULES for prosperity
  • Implementing the balanced score card
  • Health & Hygiene in practice

This course is specifically tailored to Qualified solicitors with at least 4 years PQE; associates who are creating business plans at practice group level or for promotion to partner; more junior solicitors who are given earlier responsibility or who wish to develop more strategic thinking at an earlier stage of their career; newly promoted partners who want to gain a better understanding of strategy and implementation in order to further develop their contribution to the firm; more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill set.

Key benefits include:

  • Recognise that successful performance for your practice group or law firm depends on creating long- term sustainable value, not purely profit generation
  • Identify the key ‘RULES’ that drive long-term performance in your firm and apply these to your business proposals
  • Contribute more effectively to the development and implementation of your practice group or firm’s strategy
  • Articulate your practice group or firm’s strategy more persuasively to internal and external stakeholders.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-the-business

Kaplan Altior: Managing the Business – People & Clients – 4 Oct 2019

When – 04 October 2019

Where – Live Online

The course will build on your existing skills as a high performing team manager and introduce you to the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to progress your leadership career.

Kaplan Altior’s People & Clients course is about joining up a client focused strategy with your team of people that actually deliver it. The session includes:

  • Turning analysis into strategy
  • The importance/ performance matrix – a crucial tool
  • Achieving team buy-in to client focused strategies
  • Improved performance in your team

This course is specifically tailored to Qualified solicitors with at least 4 years PQE; associates who are creating business plans at practice group level or for promotion to partner; more junior solicitors who are given earlier responsibility or who wish to develop more strategic thinking at an earlier stage of their career; newly promoted partners who want to gain a better understanding of strategy and implementation in order to further develop their contribution to the firm; more experienced professionals who seek a refresher and update on their existing skill set.

Key benefits include:

  • Recognise that successful performance for your practice group or law firm depends on creating long- term sustainable value, not purely profit generation
  • Identify the key ‘RULES’ that drive long-term performance in your firm and apply these to your business proposals
  • Contribute more effectively to the development and implementation of your practice group or firm’s strategy
  • Articulate your practice group or firm’s strategy more persuasively to internal and external stakeholders.

To book your place, visit: https://altior.co.uk/public-training-programmes/course-directory/management-and-leadership/managing-the-business

Finders International: National Deputyship Development Day London – 10 Oct 2019

Date: 10.10.2019
Time: 9-3.30pm
Location: London (venue tbc)
Cost: FREE

More information to follow soon…

Click here to find out more or register.

DPS Software: Go Paper-Lite with Court and Core Bundling as well as our online portal – 10 Oct 2019

When: 10th October 2019 11am – 12pm

Find out how our bundling software can help you achieve a paperless office.

To register click here. If you are unable to attend on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

DPS Software: Personal Injury Integration with MoJ Portal – 31 Oct 2019

When: 31st October 2019 11am – 12pm

In this webinar, you will find out how our Personal Injury case management system can help you improve efficiency. Our integration with the MoJ Portal will help to save you time and you can see it in action.

To register click here. If you are unable to attend, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

DPS Software: Perfect Your Practice – Family Matters, Civil Billing – 21 Nov 2019

When: 21st November 2019 11am – 12pm

In this webinar we will be showing you our family and matrimonial software. We will help you to discover how you can improve your firm’s efficiency and productivity.

To register click here. If you are unable to attend on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.

Finders International: Deputyship Development Day Midlands – 28 Nov 2019

Date: 28.11.2019
Time: 9-3.30pm
Location: The Studio, 7 Cannon St, Birmingham B2 5EP
Cost: FREE

More information to follow soon…

To find out more or register click here.

DPS Software: Q and A Legal Accounts – 12 Dec 2019

When: 12th December 2019

Find out everything you need to know about our legal accounts software, DPS Financial Director.

To register click here. If you are unable to attend on the day, register anyway and we will send you the recording.