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23 September 2016

Publish date: 23/09/2016

This weeks blog is from LLG Enterprises with details of the Governance Conference 2016 that is taking place at the Guomon Tower Hotel, Tower Bridge in London between Wednesday 2 November and Thursday 3 November and will be chaired by Doreen Forrester-Brown, LLG President.

The plenary and breakout sessions will look at the current and future local government landscape; changes to the local government community; governance and strategy; and in particular regeneration and governance. In addition, the conference will consider changes in working procedures, the role and skills required of a 21st Century Lawyer and how local government can provide for succession planning.

Speakers include Jonathan Carr-West of the Local Government Information Unit, Cllr Peter John the Leader of Southwark Council, Eleanor Kelly the Chief Executive of Southwark Council, James Goudie QC of 11 KBW, and Rob Gee of Sellick Partnership. Plus there is a wide range of breakout presentations to choose from with speakers from the Center for Public Scrutiny, LLG's Corporate Partners, private law firms, local authorities throughout England.

During the two days of the conference there will be an exhibition which will give you an excellent opportunity to network with fellow Local Government colleagues and associates.

For those who are able to join us on the Tuesday evening at our 'View of Southwark' pre-conference event we will be hosted by Gowlings WLG LLP at their office overlooking the Thames which is a view that is not to be missed.

On Wednesday night there will be a drinks reception sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the annual Formal Dinner sponsored by Trowers & Hamlins, to be held at the Guoman Tower Hotel.

Delegates who are a members of Lawyers in Local Government at the time of booking will receive a 20% discount on the delegate fee.

To book you can either email bookings@llglegaltrainig.org.uk or book on line and dont forget to claim your 20% member discount.

For further details click here. We look forward to welcoming you to the Annual Governance Conferee in November