Consumer and Civil Rights Online CPD

Location: Online


Online CPD covering:

  • Disability
  • Discrimination
  • Human rights

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose.

You will gain 4.5 hours verifiable CPD by selecting the option for all modules.

Prices for all modules (excluding VAT)

Member

£140.00

New member

£135.00

Non member

£145.00

Unemployed member

£125.00


The prices of individual modules are detailed below

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Recorded in December 2019, join Kelly Fraser of Harper Macleod and Emma Cameron of Wheatley Group for a look into FOISA, EIRs and the key differences between the two.

Speakers

Emma Cameron, Specialist Information Governance Solicitor, Wheatley Group

Kelly Fraser, Senior Associate, Harper Macleod LLP
Kelly provides advice and assistance to our public sector clients, particularly in relation to charity law, data protection, information law, corporate structures, governance, commercial contracts, compliance and regulatory issues. She regularly advises on charitable and social enterprise structures, including governance arrangements, and assists organisations in applying for charitable status.

Kelly is the principal advisor to a number of the firm's clients in relation to data protection matters, in particular providing advice and support regarding clients' obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018, and advising on data protection matters raised in connection with a variety of commercial arrangements.

As well as data protection, Kelly has extensive experience in advising clients on information law matters generally, in particular, the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

As Harper Macleod’s initial point of contact for all referrals through the sportscotland expert resource framework, Kelly works closely with sportscotland and many of the sports governing bodies, advising on a broad range of matters including data protection, charity law, commercial contracts, regulatory and compliance issues.
Kelly is regarded as a "Recommended Lawyer" in Charities & Not-for-profit by Legal 500.

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £40.00
New member £35.00
Non member £45.00
Unemployed member £30.00

Recorded in 2019, join Lindsey Reynolds of the Equality and Human Rights Commission for a look into the role of solicitors as service providers under the Equality Act (2010). We also have two accompanying modules, ‘The Role of Solicitors as Employers under the Equality Act’ and a module on the role of the EHRC. You can find more information in the relevant drop-down menus. 

Speaker

Lindsey Reynolds, Senior Solicitor, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Lindsey Reynolds is a senior solicitor at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. As part of that role, she sits on the legal working group of Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies. She also sits as a Legal Convener to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.

Prior to joining the Commission, Lindsey worked at a national law centre in Scotland for over ten years, gaining experience in a range of areas of civil practice including mental health, refugee and asylum, discrimination, public law/ judicial review and housing/ homelessness.

Lindsey has an interest in legal education. She has a Masters degree in Human Rights Law and teaches human rights on the diploma in legal practice at the University of Glasgow.

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £30.00
New member £25.00
Non member £35.00
Unemployed member £17.50

Recorded in 2019, join Lindsey Reynolds of the Equality and Human Rights Commission for a look into the role of solicitors as employers under the Equality Act (2010). We also have two accompanying modules, ‘The Role of Solicitors as Service Providers under the Equality Act’ and a module on the role of the EHRC. You can find more information in the relevant drop-down menus.

Speaker

Lindsey Reynolds, Senior Solicitor, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Lindsey Reynolds is a senior solicitor at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. As part of that role, she sits on the legal working group of Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies. She also sits as a Legal Convener to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.

Prior to joining the Commission, Lindsey worked at a national law centre in Scotland for over ten years, gaining experience in a range of areas of civil practice including mental health, refugee and asylum, discrimination, public law/ judicial review and housing/ homelessness.

Lindsey has an interest in legal education. She has a Masters degree in Human Rights Law and teaches human rights on the diploma in legal practice at the University of Glasgow.

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £30.00
New member £25.00
Non member £35.00
Unemployed member £17.50

Recorded in 2019, join Lindsey Reynolds of the Equality and Human Rights Commission for a look into the role of the EHRC. We also have two accompanying modules, ‘The Role of Solicitors as Service Providers under the Equality Act’ and ‘The Role of Solicitors as Employers under the Equality Act. You can find more information in the relevant drop-down menus. 

Speaker

Lindsey Reynolds, Senior Solicitor, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Lindsey Reynolds is a senior solicitor at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. As part of that role, she sits on the legal working group of Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies. She also sits as a Legal Convener to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.

Prior to joining the Commission, Lindsey worked at a national law centre in Scotland for over ten years, gaining experience in a range of areas of civil practice including mental health, refugee and asylum, discrimination, public law/ judicial review and housing/ homelessness.

Lindsey has an interest in legal education. She has a Masters degree in Human Rights Law and teaches human rights on the diploma in legal practice at the University of Glasgow.

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £10.00
New member £5.00
Non member £15.00
Unemployed member £5.00

Join Greg Sanders, Advocate, for a review of the right to roam law and practice advice.

Learning outcomes:

  • 2003 Act onwards
  • Who has rights of access and access to do what?
  • Section 6 (Excluded)
  • Section 14 (Get off my land!) (Adders!)
  • Responsibly and reasonably
  • Local authority issues
  • Dealing with cases: advice and guidance

Speaker:

Greg Sanders, Westwater Advocates
Greg called to the Bar in 2001 after 15 years as a solicitor. Accordingly, he has an excellent understanding of the needs of both solicitors and clients. He is user-friendly, dynamic and commercially minded.

Greg’s civil practice covers the fields of commercial, insurance, contentious property, executries, professional negligence and personal injury. Additionally,  his considerable expertise in both the technical and legal aspects of transport and vehicle matters has been called upon in the latest emissions issues.

 

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £30.00
New member £25.00
Non member £35.00
Unemployed member £17.50

This online module explores the human rights framework at a domestic, regional and international level. It provides an overview of the Human Rights Act 1998 and key concepts from the European Convention on Human Rights necessary to apply the Act in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding the human rights framework at a domestic, regional and international level and its operation in Scotland
  • Greater insight into the obligations and operation of the Human Rights Act;
  • Understanding the applicability, types of rights and the concept of proportionality;
  • Understanding human rights applicable to health and social care and how they may be relevant to respective public authorities;

Speakers:

Cathy Asante, Legal Officer – Human Rights Based Approach, Scottish Human Rights Commission
Cathy is a qualified solicitor and legal officer at the Scottish Human Rights Commission. She leads the work of the Commission in promoting a human rights based approach, with a particular focus on health and social care. She also leads the Commission’s work as part of the Independent Mechanism under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Eleanor Deeming, Legal Officer, Scottish Human Rights Commission
Eleanor is a qualified solicitor and Legal Officer at the Commission.  She provides legal and policy advice to support all of the Commission’s functions and leads the Commission’s work on social security. 

Prices for this module (excluding VAT)

Member £40.00
New member £35.00
Non member £45.00
Unemployed member £30.00

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