Notice of Yorkshire and Humber Branch Meeting with Option of Break Out Sessions 24th June 2021 at 12.00pm – 1.30pm

Publish date: 15/06/2021

Join the Yorkshire and Humber Branch Meeting to hear from your Branch Officers Kelly Dawson and Rebecca Ware, with guest attendance from LLG’s President Quentin Baker and Head of Public Affairs Helen McGrath to update on all the National News. Also joining will be Trowers and Hamlins and Weightmans to lead on two break-out sessions. Due to pandemic restrictions, this meeting is open to all LLG members regardless of branch membership. Click to read more and to register.

The Yorkshire and Humber Branch meeting will take place on Thursday 24th June 2021 between 12.00pm and 1.30pm.

Agenda

  1. Welcome and Branch Update 12.00 - 12.15pm
  2. LLG National Update 12.15 - 12.30pm
  3. LLG National Update 12.20pm - 12.30pm
  4. Break Out Sessions 12.30pm - 13.25pm
  5. End of Break Out and Formal Close, 13.25pm - 13.30pm

Two Break Out Sessions will run at the same time for you to choose between. Please indicate when requesting to register the breakout session you would like to attend. This is important to ensure you are placed in the correct virtual room at item 4.

Break Out Room A

This session is focused on managing large scale procurements and will be hosted by Vincent King from Weightmans covering the whole procurement lifecycle including: -

• Procurement phase - including choice of procedure and noting the proposed competitive flexible procedure as outlined in the recent green paper on reform of the procurement rules

• Developing a robust contract – including use of model form contracts and key issues to address

• Effective contract management - including variations, supplier performance management and dispute resolution

• Termination, expiry, exit planning and re-procurement

It will also provide an opportunity to get up to speed and hear from your colleagues across authorities; together with an opportunity to ask those all important questions.

Break Out Room B

Aimed at those under 5 years PQE or having recently moved into local government or branched into commercial work, hosted by Louis Sebastian and Rajveena Sangha from Trowers and Hamlins, this session will provide a comprehensive look at contract law including main developments together with how to be an effective inhouse lawyer.

It will also provide an opportunity to get up to speed and hear from your colleagues across authorities; together with an opportunity to ask those all important questions.

To REGISTER please email Membership@llg.org.uk with the header Yorkshire and Humber Branch Meeting and stipulate either Break Out A or Break Out B. You will receive a zoom code and confirmation by reply.

PLEASE NOTE THAT LLG MEMBERS WHO ARE NOT A MEMBER OF YORKSHIRE AND HUMBER BRANCH WILL NOT BE ABLE TO VOTE ON ANY MATTER PERTAINING TO BRANCH BUSINESS..