LLG Legal Training Weekend School 2017

Publish date: 06/03/2017

LLG Legal Training Weekend School 2017 From Thursday 30 March to Saturday 1 April 2017 Warwick University Campus The program of plenary and breakout sessions will consider the current and future landscape of Local Government legislation, top legal cases, ways of working, impacts and challenges to be faced, all with discussion and debate amongst colleagues and peers. Discounts are available for LLG members and those registered and attending as trainee solicitors. Visit the LLG Legal Training website for full details.

For further details on the program, the breakout sessions and discount fees for LLG members and to book on line visit LLG Legal Training

The 2017 Weekend School programme has a wide variety of speakers and topics. Plenary sessions will consider the current and future landscape of Local Government legislation, top legal cases, ways of working, impacts and challenges to be faced, all with discussion and debate amongst colleagues and peers. For a copy of the programme please click here or download here.

There are various and numerous options to select from in the breakout sessions. These will inform on specific areas of legislation. Employment law, partnership working, revenue generation, state aid, data protection, contract law, compulsory purchase and what the new bill seeks to achieve, child care law, local government finance, nhs and social care obligations, procurement, licensing, a review of neighbourhood planning, the housing and planning Act, Court of Protection, governance and member officer relations, developments in elections, radicalisation issues being faced by local authorities, affordable housing. For details of the breakout sessions please click here or download here.

In addition to the legislative aspects there will be presentations on working efficiencies and effectiveness, transforming legal operations, what skills will be needed to prepare for the challenges ahead, how to embrace new ways of working together and information sharing as well as looking at why well being and resilience matters in the work place. There will also be the opportunity to learn about the legal apprenticeships and the employer levy that is to be introduced.

There will be an exhibition at the conference throughout Friday and until Saturday afternoon.The exhibition welcomes law firms, barristers chambers, recruitment companies, software providers, LLG corporate partner firms and all together provides an opportunity to network and information share with colleagues and peers throughout the varied work streams that make up local authority working.