Certificated Learning

Certificated Learning

Update Online has introduced two training courses to get you started as either a family law or employment law expert.  As the certificated learning is seen as a milestone before going on to apply for the full Law Society accreditation, the training completed here is ideal evidence in support of your application.

Employment Law

Introduction – 5 hours 30 minutes CPD - £400 inc vat
- Basic Guide to TUPE
- Contracts of Employment
- Unfair Dismissal & Termination of Employment
- Negotiating and Agreeing Settlement Agreements
- Basic Guide to Discrimination
- Redundancy & Business Re-organisation

Intermediate – 3 Hours - £250 in vat
- Employment Tribunal Practice and Procedures
- Working Time, Holiday Pay, Unlawful Deductions from Wages
- Concepts of Discrimination and the Equality Act
- Disciplinary Procedures

Advanced – 4 hours 45 minutes CPD - £400 inc vat
- Whistleblowing
- Restrictive Covenants and Business Protection
- Trade Unions, Recognition & Collective Bargaining
- Equal Pay – An Introduction
- Senior Executives – Hiring and Dismissal
- Employment Aspects of Corporate Transactions

Please click here for further details and to book the full course.

Family Law

Introduction – 4 hours CPD - £350 inc vat
- Financial provision on divorce 
- The law of cohabitation/cohabitant's rights
- Adoption and permanence orders
- Domestic abuse and child law
- Domestic abuse and protective orders
- Departures from equal sharing of matrimonial property

Intermediate –3 Hours 20 minute - £300 in vat

- Tax and trust matters in family law
- Business valuations in the context of family law
- Children's hearings -
- Drafting minutes of agreement
- Same sex relationships and marriage in Scotland

Advanced – 2 hours 40 minutes CPD - £200 inc vat
- Defences to petitions under The Hague Convention
- An introduction to jurisdictional issues in family law
- A comparison between Scotland and England - the principles of financial provision
- Drafting pre and post nuptial agreements

Please click here for further details and to book the full course.


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