Our upcoming events are listed below including CPD & Training, sole practitioners networking meetings and dedicated events for students, trainees and newly qualified solicitors.

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Vulnerable witnesses seminar

Following the sold out Vulnerable Witnesses conference in October 2017, this seminar will explore practical advocacy practice and expectations when taking the evidence of vulnerable witnesses. Originally devised for the Criminal Rights of Audience training course, join Angela Gray, Advocate Depute, and chair John Scott QC, Capital Defence Lawyers, to participate in a seminar focused upon pre-trial procedure, recent cases and facilitated guidance on best practice advocacy approaches.

Data protection and GDPR roadshow - Aberdeen

The Data Protection and GDPR roadshow will provide you with a firm grasp of what you need to know to be GDPR ready. You will be reacquainted with the current data protection regime and provided with clear guidance of how it will be complemented by the GDPR. From there, the programme will explore key areas in more depth: managing relationships with clients, colleagues and third parties; implementing the necessary policies and procedures to manage personal data and ensuring that data is kept secure and risks are minimised.

Data protection and GDPR roadshow - Inverness

The Data Protection and GDPR roadshow will provide you with a firm grasp of what you need to know to be GDPR ready. You will be reacquainted with the current data protection regime and provided with clear guidance of how it will be complemented by the GDPR. From there, the programme will explore key areas in more depth: managing relationships with clients, colleagues and third parties; implementing the necessary policies and procedures to manage personal data and ensuring that data is kept secure and risks are minimised.

So you want to be... an in-house lawyer?

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association's ‘So you want to be…’ series continues with free seminar giving you a flavour of life as an in-house lawyer.

Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017

Join leading experts to explore the impact of the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017, which came into force in October lifting the three year time limit in reparation actions arising from childhood abuse.

Data protection and GDPR roadshow - Edinburgh

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. The Data Protection and GDPR roadshow will provide you with a firm grasp of what you need to know to be GDPR ready. You will be reacquainted with the current data protection regime and provided with clear guidance of how it will be complemented by the GDPR. From there, the programme will explore key areas in more depth: managing relationships with clients, colleagues and third parties; implementing the necessary policies and procedures to manage personal data and ensuring that data is kept secure and risks are minimised.

Introduction to data protection and the GDPR - Edinburgh

Join Tim Musson, Director of Computer Law Training, as he covers the main obligations of the GDPR to help you formulate your action plan to prepare for its arrival. This course is designed for those who have little understanding of the GDPR, and are required to find out more regarding its main obligations.

Sole practitioners' Glasgow networking meeting

Join Gary Donaldson of Millar & Bryce for an overview of modern practices in modern conveyancing.

Graduate outcomes and social mobility conference

Catch up on policy research, learn more about contextualised recruitment, hear what students and trainees have to say and take part in discussion at this free event hosted with Edinburgh Napier University.

GDPR update - Edinburgh

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces substantial changes to data protection legislation and its application. This full day course assumes a basic knowledge of data protection and will consider the guidance which has emerged so far and a GDPR action plan will be discussed.

Sole practitioners' East coast networking meeting

Join Alan D Stuart from Stuart & Co for an introduction to negotiating and drafting IT contracts and meet colleagues from across the country.

Sole practitioners' Glasgow networking meeting

Join Alistair Sloan of Inksters for a presentation on preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).