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.

September 2019

Law Firm Services Conveyancing Conference and Awards

18 September 2019| The Vox Conference Centre, Birmingham

Speakers: Chris Handford, SRA

Chris Handford will be discussing the Transparency Rules Update

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Knights Legal Network Management Forum

25 September 2019| Oxford

Speakers: Richard Williams, SRA

Richard Williams will be discussing Standards and Regulations and Price Transparency

Supporting in-house solicitors: How our Standards and Regulations apply to you

25 September 2019| The Cube, 199 Wharfside, Birmingham B1 1RN

Speakers: Robert Loughlin, Executive Director, Operations and Performance, SRA, Maria Round, Head of Ethics Guidance, SRA, Carol Westrop, Head of Legal Policy and Advice, SRA

Find out more about what our rule changes mean for you.

Join us to:

  • find out how we are making our rules sharper, shorter and simpler – get ready
  • for the new Standards and Regulations coming in November 2019
  • hear about our approach to investigations and reporting
  • get answers to your questions about the practical implications of our new rules.
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October 2019

TLS Small Firms Division annual conference 2019

3 October 2019| DoubleTree, Leeds

Speakers: Benedict Fisher, SRA

The Small Firms Division annual conferences take place in Leeds on 3 October 2019. Aimed at sole practitioners and those working in small firms, this conference has been designed with small firms in mind and will cover topics such as staffing, wellbeing, SRA Handbook updates and social media.

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The Solicitors' Association of a Higher Court Advocates annual conference

5 October 2019| One Drummond Gate, London

Speakers: Richard Williams, SRA

Richard Williams will be presenting at this event

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London Law Expo

8 October 2019| ld Billingsgate, London

The Threats & Opportunities From Increasing De-regulation

Paul Philip – Chief Executive, SRA

Sarah Chambers – Chair, Legal Services Consumer Panel

Andrew Haslam – eDiscovery Project Manager, Squire Patton Boggs (Chair)

  • Is deregulation a threat to law firms, solicitors or consumers of legal services
  • Does deregulation provide more career choices for solicitors
  • Unregulated legal services are popular & are now competing more directly with law firms.

Stand: representatives from AML team, Policy and Modernising IT.

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Knights Legal Network Management Forum

9 October 2019| Surrey/Hampshire

Speakers: Chris Handford, SRA

Chris Handford will be discussing Standards and Regulations and Price Transparency

Devon and Somerset Law Society In-House Lawyers' Conference

10 October 2019| Pennon Group, Exeter

Speakers: Juliet Oliver, SRA

Juliet Oliver will be presenting Standards and Regulations at this conference

TLS National Property Law Conference 2019

10 October 2019| Law Society, London

Speakers: Chris Handford, SRA, Kelly Luker, SRA

Growing your practice in a challenging climate, the increase of cyber crime attacks and the continued uncertainty of the economy and property market are likely to affect conveyancers and property practitioners. This is the conference designed to give you the tools and support to equip you in these areas.

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Compliance Officers Conference 2019

30 October 2019| The ICC, Birmingham

Our popular Compliance Officers conference will once again be taking place at Birmingham's ICC. This free event will be a useful mix of presentations, breakouts and panel sessions, offering compliance officers up-to-date information on key compliance topics.

Responding to your feedback on topics relevant to you, topics covered will include:

  • Cybercrime and fraud
  • Money laundering, including risk assessments and SARs
  • Opportunities to work outside a regulated firm
  • Our new Standards and Regulations
  • Our transparency rules and using the clickable logo
  • SQE and legal apprenticeships
  • Q&A on our new Accounts Rules
  • Q&A on common compliance issues.
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Achieving diversity - making it happen

30 October 2019| ICC, Birmingham

This event is aimed at firms and individuals to mark Black History Month 2019.  It aims to explore what more firms can do achieve diversity at all levels, including how they can support their workforce and the profession.  It will also provide  a forum for discussions about using the opportunities available for individuals wanting to be successful in their careers. 

This Black History Month event gives you an opportunity to:

    • hear about ways that your firm can promote race equality, with advice and guidance about what has worked well from our expert speakers
    • talk about the opportunities in the legal profession for BAME solicitors
    • discuss how firms can provide networking and role modelling opportunities and how solicitors can make the most of networking
    • hear about how networks are driving change in the profession

network with representatives from the profession.

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