Upcoming events

We organise and take part in a wide range of events and conferences. Come and meet us to find out more about what we’re doing. If you would like to invite an SRA speaker to your event, please fill in our speaker request form.

Upcoming events and conferences in which we'll be participating are listed below. To book a place or find out more about non-SRA events, please contact the organisers directly.

October 2018

Legal Geek Conference

17 October 2018|Truman Brewery, London

Speakers: Richard Collins, Julie Brannan

Legal Geek has defined and redefined legal tech events, attracting thousands from around the world.

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Race to the top

17 October 2018|Bridgewater Place, Leeds

Speakers: Elaine Williams (SRA Board member), Naeema Choudry (part-time employment Judge and Partner, Eversheds Sutherland), Abid Mahmood (Judge and Barrister, No.5 Chambers), Sally Penni (Barrister, Kenworthy's Chambers and founder of Women in Law), Sam Smethers (Chief Executive, Fawcett Society)

To mark Black History Month, we are exploring the best ways to tackle the lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers (BAME) representation at senior levels in the legal sector.

Join us to:

  • Hear what is being done to increase diversity and why some firms have decided to set targets.
  • Take part in discussions about the challenges in making real progress and the key drivers for change
  • Question our panel about quota and targets and other proactive ways we can achieve diversity at senior levels.
  • Find out about our research and findings into BAME career progression.
  • Network with our speakers and other attendees to learn about their experiences.
  • Share your own experience and gain valuable insight and ideas about what changes you can make in your firm.

This event will be hosted by Eversheds Sutherland and is supported by the Hindu Lawyers Association, British Nigerian Law Forum, Society of Asian Lawyers, Black Solicitors Network and Association of Muslim Lawyers.

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November 2018

Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar

8 November 2018|TBC, Central London

Speaker: Julie Brannan

This seminar will focus on the future for legal education and training.


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UK 200 Group Annual Conference

14 November 2018 to 16 November 2018|Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Speaker: Jane Malcolm

Social Share The Annual Conference is the Group's largest event and brings together UK200 member firms and high quality external speakers over two days.


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The Institute of Legal Finance & Management conference

16 November 2018|Austin Court, Birmingham

Speaker: Chris Handford

The conference will feature expert speakers on the practical and real-life dilemmas faced by today’s accounts and management teams.


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The Law Society AML conference

21 November 2018|Liverpool St - 155 Bishopsgate, London

Speaker: Crispin Passmore

The popular Anti-money laundering and financial crime annual conference is back for 2018.

Last year's conference attracted over 400 delegates and sold out in record time, establishing itself as the must-attend event for all practitioners who want to remain at the forefront of developments in financial crime and anti-money laundering compliance.

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December 2018

Compliance Officers conference 2018

11 December 2018|The ICC, Birmingham

Now in its sixth year, the popularity of our Compliance Officers Conference sees us move to a new, larger venue - Birmingham's ICC. With a mix of presentations, breakouts and panel sessions, the event offers Compliance Officers up-to-date information on key compliance topics.

Responding to your feedback from last year on relevant topics, we will be focusing on:

  • Our new principles, codes and rules changes: what it means for you
  • Cybercrime: protecting your firm
  • Our reforms: opportunities for you to work more flexibly
  • Money laundering: spotting the warning signs
  • Publishing prices and better information: what it means for you and your firm
  • Your compliance queries: from start up to managing succession
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March 2019

Legal Ex Conference 2019

27 March 2019 to 28 March 2019|ExCel, London

Speaker: To be confirmed

The UK’s leading event for business growth, professional development and cyber security in the legal sector.


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