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

    Time flies, particularly in the legal world. With so many demands on your time as a lawyer, how do you fit everything in? This 2 hour session will look at the importance of time management and prioritisation.

    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: Stephen Vallance

    2-4pm; 2hrs CPD

    In this 2 hour session we will explore the legal markets, current regulatory issues and the challenges and opportunities that you and your firm may encounter as you begin your career.

    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: Stephen Vallance

    2-4pm; 2hrs CPD

    Getting our message over clearly and in a way that makes the best impression has never been more important In this 2 hour session we will look at the theory behind effective business communication and best practice for presentations.

    Speaker: Stephen Vallance

    2-4pm; 2hrs CPD

    In this 2 hour seminar we will look to develop delegates awareness of how to identify opportunities, bring in new business and assess their own personal impact.

    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: Jennifer Thomson

    2-5pm; 3hrs CPD

    So you've been given your very own personal injury case as a trainee or NQ? What do you do now? Jennifer will take you through a mock personal injury claim from both sides of the pursuer/defender divide.

    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.

    More Info

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

    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.

    Speaker: Stephen Farrell

    2-5pm; 3hrs CPD

    This session will cover the legal basics and recent case law as well as providing practical help and tips on how you can minimise risk when issuing notices.