Upcoming events

We have been closely monitoring updates on the spread of coronavirus. Given the uncertainty of the situation, we have made the decision to cancel our Innovate events this year. If you have any queries please email our events team

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.

September 2020

The case for change

3 September 2020| Skype

Join Rachel Reese and Emma Cusdin from Global Butterflies to discuss the journey of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 in England and Wales. Will legislation change and how will this impact the lives of trans people across the country. After consultation closed in October 2018, what happened next and where do we go from here. Rachel and Emma discuss the changes that are needed and some of the issues that are slowing change down?

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum policy conference

15 September 2020| Virtual

Speakers: Chris Handford, Director Of Regulatory Policy, SRA

The future of legal services in England and Wales - regulation, consumer protection and responding to innovation

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October 2020

The question of class and race in the legal profession

7 October 2020| YouTube

Speakers: Chris White, Founder and CEO of Aspiring Solicitors, Raphael Mokades, Director of Rare Recruitment

The discussion aims to:

  • look at why black, Asian and ethnic minority lawyers leave their firms on average more quickly than white lawyers do
  • discuss what the implications are for firms and what can they do to promote inclusivity.
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November 2020

Westminster Legal Policy Forum keynote seminar

11 November 2020| TBC

Speakers: Julie Brannan, Director, Education and Training, SRA

The future of legal education & training in England and Wales

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SRA Compliance Officers conference 2020

26 November 2020| The ICC, Birmingham

Registration opens in August 2020,  but if you have any enquiries in the meantime, please email our events team.

December 2020


2 December 2020| Excel, London

LegalEx is two-day event facilitating business growth and professional development for legal professionals and firms.

This year we will be talking about Anti-Money Laundering, Standards and Regulations, Accounts Rules and the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

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