Seminars

What you get

  • £180 for 3 hours verifiable CPD; 50% off for Trainee Solicitors
  • Face-to-face workshops with expert speakers
  • Premium central locations across Scotland in partnership with the Radisson Blu
  • Certificate provided on completion
  • Comprehensive hard copy learning manual provided on the day
  • Speaker: Stephen Vallance

    2-4pm; 2hrs CPD

    This 2 hour session will help delegates identify different character types, understand trigger points that can lead to conflict and explore an array of tools to deal with potential issues when they arise.

    Speaker: Frances Rooney,
    Lexares LLP

    2pm - 5pm; 3hrs CPD

    Frances Rooney, formerly of Harper Macleod and founding member of Lexares LLP, is a recognised expert on land registration and property law.

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    CCPD are delighted to be partnering with Lexares for this event.

    Speaker: Jennifer Thomson

    2pm - 5pm; 3hrs CPD

    As the damages awards in recent decisions from the Scottish Courts have reached record high levels, this has impacted on the work of personal injury lawyers. How these claims are investigated, presented and proceed through the litigation process is constantly evolving due to recent legislation and Court decisions.

    Speaker: Alan Eccles

    10am - 1pm; 3hrs CPD

    This seminar will look at key points for those drafting and advising on Scottish trusts. The session will consider when trusts could be useful, the types of trust to use in different situations, critical drafting points, and more.

    Speaker: Alan Eccles

    3hrs CPD

    This session will look at what registration means, the process involved and what private client advisers will need to be doing.

    Speaker: Tom Quail

    3hrs CPD

    This seminar will look at failure to comply with court orders for contact or residence, as well as the often acrimonious relocation of children.

    Speaker: Tim Edward

    3hrs CPD

    Risk Management and Compliance are now priority areas for all practices and practitioners and recent changes to regulations have led to firms and their employees receiving substantial penalties for not adhering to these rules.

    Speaker: Douglas Mill

    1:30-5:30pm; 4hrs CPD

    A 4 hr course designed to satisfy LSS Peat 2 requirements, exploring the importance of ethical behaviour, the core values of professional practice, and illustrating the creation and enforcement of ethical issues.

    Speaker: Alan Eccles

    2-5pm; 3hrs CPD

    This seminar will consider the risk and opportunity in those meetings to help attendees best cover the range of issues that can crop up … including issues the clients don’t think they are coming to talk about but which the lawyer should and needs to cover.

    Speaker: Tom Quail

    3hrs CPD

    The Children (Scotland) Act 2020 received royal assent in August 2020.  The changes have not yet been brought into force as the Government, Local Authority Courts and Children’s Hearings prepare for the changes before they have to start delivering them.

    Speaker: Alan Eccles

    2-5pm; 3hrs CPD

    Alan Eccles speaks on the pitfalls and possibilities of protecting the family home, including inheritance tax, the technicalities of gifting homes, and care home planning.