Current Seminars

National Apprenticeship Week – Apprenticeships in the Legal Sector Seminar – Wednesday 7th March 2018 – 2pm – 4:30pm – Irwin Mitchell Leeds

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 1:18 pm

The above event will take place on Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 2pm at Irwin Mitchell, Leeds.

A chance to share ideas about Apprenticeships in the legal sector… talks from employers, apprentices, training providers and also the Law Society.

Follow link for more information :-

National Apprenticeship Invitation – Leeds 7 March

Seminars for 2018 soon to be confirmed…

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 10:08 am

The Committee are working on Seminars for 2018 and details will shortly be confirmed. Please re-check the website at a later date for more details.

Past Seminars

Access to Justice Foundation Seminar – ‘Pro Bono Costs Orders – What’s in it for me?’ – Monday 6th November 2017 – 12:30pm – 2pm – Liverpool Law Society

Posted: October 16, 2017 at 9:26 am

The above event will take place at Liverpool Law Society on Monday 6th November 2017 between 12:30pm and 2:00pm. It is a free event and lunch will be provided.

This seminar by the Access to Justice Foundation will explore the importance of Pro Bono Costs Orders and will explain the process for applying for them.

Come along and find out more about how your Pro Bono work could leave a legacy which assists individuals struggling to get Access to Justice.

Follow the below link for more information :-

http://www.liverpoollawsociety.org.uk/society-news/latest/pro-bono-cost-orders-whats-in-it-me

‘The Anatomy of a Fraud’ – Mock trial breakfast seminar – Tuesday 18th July 2017 – 8:00am – 10:30am – JMW Solicitors Manchester

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 9:05 am

This mock trial breakfast seminar promises an exciting roleplay performed by JMW Solicitors and Exchange Chambers. The case of Cry Limited v Cash and others will centre on the hot topic of fraud.

Venue : JMW Solicitors, 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields Manchester M3 3HG.

Email marketing@jmw.co.uk to reserve your place with your name, company, job title and email address.

Criminal Law Update Seminar – Thursday 5th October 2017 – 4pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham

Posted: June 16, 2017 at 2:33 pm

OLA are hosting a Criminal Law Update Seminar on Thursday 5th October 2017 between 4pm and 5:30pm.

The seminar will be presented by Cobden House Chambers and will deal with the latest developments/updates in Criminal law.

The seminar is £10 per attendee, and provides 2 CPD points.

Venue: The seminar will be held in the Salt Cellar, 11a Church Lane, Oldham OL1 3AN.

Please note that parking is available in the Queen Street open plan car park and Spindles shopping centre car park. The venue is a short walk from either car park.

Please contact Stacy Fox by email (Stacy.Fox@pearsonlegal.co.uk) to reserve your place. Please forward payment via cheque to:

The Oldham Law Association
C/O Stacy Fox
Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers LLP
31 Queen Street
Oldham
OL1 1RD

Avoiding Miscarriages of Justice – The Forensic Testing Perspective – Thursday 14th September 2017 – 3:30pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham

Posted: June 16, 2017 at 2:29 pm

OLA will be hosting ‘Avoiding Miscarriages of Justice’ Seminar on Thursday 28th September 2017 from 3:30pm. A laboratory testing expert from Forensic Testing Service will be delivering the seminar.

The seminar is £10 per attendee, and provides 2 CPD points.

Venue: The seminar will be held in the Salt Cellar, 11a Church Lane, Oldham OL1 3AN.

Please note that parking is available in the Queen Street open plan car park and Spindles shopping centre car park. The venue is a short walk from either car park.

Please contact Stacy Fox by email (Stacy.Fox@pearsonlegal.co.uk) to reserve your place. Please forward payment via cheque to:

The Oldham Law Association
C/O Stacy Fox
Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers LLP
31 Queen Street
Oldham
OL1 1RD

Probate Update Seminar – Thursday 15th June 2017 – 8:30am – 10:30am – JMW Solicitors Manchester

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 9:52 am

Free Seminar to be hosted by LawShare at JMW Solicitors in relation to the changes and challenges that Probate Solicitors are facing.

The Seminar will provide 1.5 CPD points.

David Bondt- Senior Associate in Probate Litigation will be discussing modern will considerations.

“Facebook Wills: Digital issues for executors to consider.”

David will discuss digital issues that executors or their solicitors need to consider when administering an estate such as :-
• Definition of digital assets
• What is covered by a Will
• Social media and the Data Protection Act
• Drafting advice

Elaine Roche, Partner in Private Client will be covering the new Residence Nil rate Band Allowance which recently came in to force!

Elaine will be taking you through :-
• The new allowances
• The rules around application
• How to plan properly to ensure maximising the relief 

The Seminar will also feature Alexis Fairclough, Legacy Partnership Manager at Cancer Research to talk about the importance of legacies left in wills!

If you would like to attend the Seminar email Caroline McCarron at caroline.mccarron@jmw.co.uk. 

Location :-
JMW Solicitors LLP
1 Byrom Place
Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3HG

Schedule
8.30am- Registration & refreshments
9.00am- David Bondt
9.40am- Elaine Roche 10.20am- Alexis Fairclough interactive session
10.30am Seminar Close

Clinical Negligence Seminar – Wednesday 12th July 2017 – 4pm – 5:30pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 9:43 am

Oldham Law Association will be hosting a Clinical Negligence Seminar on Wednesday 12th July 2017 between 4pm and 5:30pm. The seminar will be presented by our very own President, Mr John Pollitt. John is going to discuss the issue of consent in clinical negligence, a very hot topic particularly since the Montgomery Judgment. John is a very experienced clinical negligence lawyer and will be providing an overview of the very complex area of law.

The seminar is £10 per attendee, and provides 2 CPD points.

Venue: The seminar will be held in the Salt Cellar, 11a Church Lane, Oldham OL1 3AN.

Please note that parking is available in the Queen Street open plan car park and Spindles shopping centre car park. The venue is a short walk from either car park.

Please contact Stacy Fox by email (Stacy.Fox@pearsonlegal.co.uk) to reserve your place. Please forward payment via cheque to:

The Oldham Law Association
C/O Stacy Fox
Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers LLP
31 Queen Street
Oldham
OL1 1RD

Family Public Law Seminar – Thursday 18th May 2017 – 4pm – 5:30pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 10:21 am

Oldham Law Association will be hosting a Family Public Law seminar on Thursday 18th May 2017 between 4pm and 5:30pm.

Christina Chinnock and Holly Platt, both family barristers from 9 St John Street Chambers will provide an update of case law and procedure in public law cases over the previous 12 month period.

The seminar is £10 per attendee, and provides 2 CPD points.

Venue: The seminar will be held in the Salt Cellar, 11a Church Lane, Oldham OL1 3AN.

Please note that parking is available in the Queen Street open plan car park and Spindles shopping centre car park. The venue is a short walk from either car park.

Please contact Stacy Fox by email (Stacy.Fox@pearsonlegal.co.uk) to reserve your place. Please forward payment via cheque to:

The Oldham Law Association
C/O Stacy Fox
Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers LLP
31 Queen Street
Oldham
OL1 1RD

Complaints Seminar – How not to make things worse! – Thursday 27th April 2017 – 4:45pm – 6.30pm – JMW Solicitors Manchester

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 1:56 pm

Free Seminar to be hosted by JMW Solicitors, organised by the Law Society’s Small Firms Division and Family Section regarding the management of complaints.

The workshop will be facilitated by Elizabeth Bellamy, a leading management consultant who delivers a rare combination of the insight of an experienced legal fee-earner with many years of law firm management, and feature contributions from the Legal Ombudsman and a local family law practitioner.

Free for Lawshare members, solicitors working in smaller law firms and sole practices, family law practitioners and members of the Law Society’s Family Section.

The Seminar will take place at JMW Solicitors, 1 Byrom Place, Manchester M3 3HG.

Registration – 4:45pm

Seminar start – 5:15pm

Seminar close – 6:30pm

Contact Caroline McCarron if you would like to attend on caroline.McCarron@jmw.co.uk

Wesleyan Free Financial Seminar ‘A Pension for all Seasons’- Tuesday 11th April 2017 – 4pm – 5:30pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham

Posted: March 21, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Oldham Law Association’s very own sponsor, Wesleyan are hosting a financial seminar on Tuesday 11th April 2017 between 4pm and 5pm.

The seminar is free of charge and is to be held at the Salt Cellar, 11a Church Lane, Oldham OL1 3AN.

The Seminar, ‘A Pension for all Seasons’ is specifically tailored towards professionals both for those already with a pension and those without one. It will also provide an overview on the tax advantages of pensions and the importance overall of having a pension.

Discount Rate Discussion Seminar – Thursday 30th March 2017 12 noon – 2:15pm – JMW Solicitors Manchester

Posted: March 21, 2017 at 1:26 pm

Free Seminar to be hosted by Neston and Hailsham Chambers to consider the recent changes and developments to the discount rate which came into being on 20th March 2017.

The Seminar will cover the following :-

• New multipliers – schedules of loss
• Accommodation claims
• Lump sum vs PPs
• Investment strategies

The seminar will take place at the offices of JMW Solicitors, 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields Manchester M3 3HG and lunch will be provided.

Schedule :

Lunch & Registration: 12.00pm

Seminar: 12.30pm

Q&A: 14.00pm

Finish: 14.15pm

All of the Lawshare seminars are free to attend and are worth 1.5 CPD point.

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