Events archive - 2016

The following is a list of in-house events held in 2016 to date.  Where possible and with the permission of the speakers, slides have been made available for download.  Please take care when using any materials published, as we can only guarantee that these were correct at the time of the seminar.  There will frequently have been changes in the law or new cases since the delivery of the course.




22 November


Exiting the EU: Known Unknowns

Craig Connal QC, Pinsent Masons; Lord Tyre [slides and speech]; and Robert Hynd, Damovo Group [slides]


9 November

The Power of Coaching: an introduction

Veronica Gallagher, Maclay Murray & Spens LLP [slides]


11 October

Social Media Essentials: an update for busy in-house lawyers

John MacKenzie, Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP, and Sara Scott, ILC Vice Convener [slides]


12 September

Brexit: What next for financial services in the UK?

Simon Morris & Stephen Phillips, CMS Cameron McKenna, and Alistair Maclean, Baillie Gifford & Co.


6 September

Modern Slavery Act

Tom Stocker and Neil Carslaw, Pinsent Masons


21 June


Negotiating Commercial Contracts

George Campbell, Pinsent Masons [slides]  


6 June

Introduction to Licensing Law

Audrey Junner, Hill Brown Licensing


15 March

Election Purdah

Lynda Towers, Scottish Government [slides]


4 March

Conference - Influencing Legal Excellence: Staying in Demand and   Building for our Future

  • Keynote – Catherine Dyer CBE, Crown Agent
  • Land Reform: Where are we now? – Rachel Oliphant, Pinsent Masons [slides]
  • The potentials & pitfalls of social media – David Morgan, Burness Paull [slides]
  • Law Society of Scotland: developments & strategy – Lorna Jack, Law Society of Scotland CEO [slides]
  • Where is FOI going in Scotland? – Rosemary Agnew, Freedom of Information Commissioner [slides]
  • Energy law developments on land, sea and in legislation - Donald Cumming and Anna Cameron, CMS Cameron McKenna [slides]
  • Constitutional developments continue: the Scotland Bill, Scottish taxes and the EU referendum - Charles Livingstone, Brodies [slides]