CCPD Legal Convention

One day.
Four conferences.
Over twenty speakers.

CCPD presents our inaugural Legal Convention, the premier CPD and networking event from Scotland’s most innovative provider. Covering a range of legal areas, it’s the perfect opportunity to get to the cutting edge. See what’s coming below.

Group discount: book three or more places, and get 25% off your total spend.

Private Client

The Estate Planning and Succession Conference

APRIL 25TH • 0930–1730 • £180+VAT • GLASGOW

The estate planning and succession conference will give delegates an overview of key developments and opportunity to discuss thoughts and ideas in the ‘private client’ space.

Chaired by Alan Eccles, the event will have a genuinely inter-disciplinary feel with speakers from law (such as Roddy Harrison of BTO and Norman Kennedy of Brodies) as well as accountancy and financial planning and advice (Douglas McCrea and Jonathan Campbell of McCrea Financial Services).

The topics covered will go beyond advice for elderly clients and look proactively at the situations where the private client practitioner can add real value such as on philanthropy and charities, family business succession and stewardship, tax mitigation and inter-generational planning.

CHAIR

Alan Eccles Partner, Brodies

SPEAKERS

Roddy Harrison Partner, BTO
Norman Kennedy Partner, Brodies
Douglas McCrea Managing Director, McCrea Financial Services
Jonathan Campbell Chartered Financial Partner, McCrea Financial Services

PRICE

£180+VAT (£90+VAT for trainees)

DETAILS

April 25th
0930–1730 (registration from 0900)
Radisson Blu, Glasgow
Fully catered (please make us aware of dietary requirements when you book)

Management

The CCPD Leadership Summit

APRIL 25TH • 0930–1730 • £250+VAT • GLASGOW

A Unique Event for the Leaders and Aspiring Leaders of Scotland's Law Firms

The CCPD Law Firm Leadership Summit brings together some of the Scottish profession's most thoughtful, innovative and successful leaders, complemented by exceptional specialist advisers. It will look in depth at the business issues which confront them, whether in high towers or on the high street, at a time of unprecedented turbulence.

Chaired by leading law firm consultant Stephen Gold, himself the founder and former senior partner of a major firm, the Summit will be a day of interactive presentations and discussions on how to:

  • Develop and implement winning strategy, whatever your practice mix.
  • Make your firm a great place to work - it can be done!
  • Create confident, effective rainmakers, who consistently win business.
  • Manage your finances to maximise profitability and generate cash.
  • Pursue and implement successful mergers.
  • Harness the transformative potential of new legal technology.
  • CHAIR

    Stephen Gold Consultant, Stephen Gold Consulting

    SPEAKERS

    Cordelia Ditton Director, VoiceBusiness
    Stephen Gibb Chief Executive, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
    Gordon Keyden Managing Partner, Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP
    Austin Lafferty Senior Partner, Austin Lafferty Solicitors and Past President, Law Society of Scotland
    Richard Masters Partner, Pinsent Masons and Executive Chairman, Pinsent Masons/Cerico
    Tom Maclennan CA Partner, FRP Advisory LLP
    Robert Mowbray Owner, Taylor Mowbray
    Craig Nicol Joint Managing Partner, Thorntons Law LLP
    Fraser Oliver Chief Executive, Digby Brown

    PRICE

    £250+VAT (£125+VAT for trainees)

    DETAILS

    April 25th
    0930–1730 (registration from 0900)
    Radisson Blu, Glasgow
    Fully catered (please make us aware of dietary requirements when you book)

    Commercial Property

    The Commercial Property Conference

    APRIL 25TH • 0930–1730 • £180 • GLASGOW

    The Commercial Property Conference will give delegates an overview of recent developments in the area and the opportunity to engage in discussion about the challenges they face on a day to day basis.

    Chaired by Ken Gerber of Anderson Strathearn, the conference will cover the following key topics:

  • Licensing aspects of property and lease transactions.
  • Property Tax (LBTT & VAT)
  • Planning aspects of property transactions.
  • Keeper induced registration and problems getting titles into the Land Register.
  • Repairs, insurance and uninsured risks in commercial leases.

  • Book now to secure 6 hours’ CPD and join hundreds of colleagues from all over Scotland.

    CHAIR

    Ken Gerber Partner, Anderson Strathern

    SPEAKERS

    Martin Bennett Senior Associate, Clyde & Co
    Iain Doran Partner, CMS
    Neil Collar Partner, Brodies
    Rebecca MacLeod Solicitor, Anderson Strathern

    PRICE

    £180+VAT (£90+VAT for trainees)

    DETAILS

    April 25th
    0930–1730 (registration from 0900)
    Radisson Blu, Glasgow
    Fully catered (please make us aware of dietary requirements when you book)

    Personal Injury

    The Personal Injury Conference

    APRIL 25TH • 0930–1730 • £180 • GLASGOW

    The Personal Injury Conference will provide delegates with an essential update on legal, evidential and procedural developments affecting all who practice in the personal injury field.

    Joining our Chair, Gilles Graham, will be speakers from all sectors of personal injury practice. Our keynote speaker, Sheriff Kenneth McGowan, Sheriff in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court, is joined by Charles Hennessy of the University of Strathclyde, Gordon Dalyell, partner at Digby Brown, Solicitors, and Andrew Constable, partner at Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP.

    Our speakers will bring you up to minute information on progress and practice in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court, and current thinking on most effectively deploying experts in personal injury litigation. We will examine the scope and extent of vicarious liability, and will consider the impact of technological advances for those affected by catastrophic injuries, while also bringing you the most up to date information on the proposed changes to the discount rate.

    CHAIR

    Gilles Graham Partner, Clyde & Co

    SPEAKERS

    Sheriff Kenneth McGowan
    Charles Hennessy Academic Director, Strathclyde University
    Gordon Dalyell Partner, Digby Brown
    Andrew Constable Partner, Clyde & Co

    PRICE

    £180+VAT (£90+VAT for trainees)

    DETAILS

    April 25th
    0930–1730 (registration from 0900)
    Radisson Blu, Glasgow
    Fully catered (please make us aware of dietary requirements when you book)