Lectures

It is not all fun and games at the BBO JLD; we are also here to help you to progress in your legal career and earn valuable CPD points. If you are not already on our mailing list, please Become a Member to automatically receive invitations to all our lectures.

To give you a taster of the 2016 lecture series, we hosted the following lectures:-

  • Financial Planning with Wesleyans;
  • Professional Negligence with Pump Court Chambers; and
  • A family law update with Guildford Chambers.

Upcoming*

Stay tuned for details of our next lecture.

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On 26 September 2017, the lecture “People, platforms and pipes: social media and the law” was presented by Neil Brown. It was very well attended and we received some excellent feedback from those who attended.

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On Tuesday 21 February we will be hosted a discussion, lead by William Richmond-Coggan the current chair of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts, on Solicitor-Advocates.

 

Previous lectures include

  • Managing your finances (Wesleyan for Lawyers)
  • The Future for Property Lawyers (Paul Marsh, former Law Society President)
  • How to annoy your judge (His Honour Judge Simon Oliver)
  • Claims, conduct and risk management – what junior lawyers really need to know! (Robin Simon LLP)
  • Drop in clinic – CVs, interview tips and career development (Hays)
  • Saving and investing in a low interest world (Wesleyan for Lawyers)
  • Financial advisors – when and who to work with (Blandy & Blandy LLP and Hase Osborne Asset Management)
  • Careers talk and CV clinic (Michael Page Legal and Vodafone)
  • Litigation – life after Jackson (11 Grays Inn Square)
  • Property issues in a recession (11 Stone Buildings)
  • Case law update – co-habitation, joint owners, pre-nuptial agreements (1 Hare Court)
  • Corporate image (T M Lewin)
  • Employment claims (by a local Judge)
  • Question and answer session with a local Judge

 

*Events are open to members only, unless otherwise specified. When attending you consent to potentially having your photo taken for use by BBO JLD in promotional materials. Please note that you should always make payment in advance. However if this is not possible, please let us know and for some events we will accept payment at the door. When this applies, failure to bring payment with you on the night will unfortunately result in you being refused entry to the event or lecture. All lectures are provided for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice.