Regional Update

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December 2018
Regional Update
The Law Society in the regions
During November, the Law Society's relationship management team engaged with members across the regions on a wide variety of different topics, ranging from diversity in the profession to price transparency.

Bhavni Fowler, relationship manager, provides an overview of last month's activities.

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> Contact your relationship manager
Back to Law ambassadors
So far, the Law Society has recruited five wonderful women who all returned to their career and are now sharing their experience (and top tips!) to help others with their return journey.

Five unique women share a common success story: perseverance until they secured the job they deserved.

> Find out how the ambassadors can help you
Civil Litigation Section: Costs and professional negligence - more claims coming?
PJ Kirby QC stresses the importance of getting your costs budgeting right.

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Legal Services Board business plan consultation
The Legal Services Board has launched its draft business plan 2019/20 for consultation. They would welcome any comments or observations you might have on the work they propose by 27 February 2019.  

> Read more and respond to the consultation
Events, podcasts and webinars
Price transparency - is anybody ready for it?
The SRA deadline for firms to publish information on their websites about prices and services was 5 December 2018. Pearl Moses talks to Rebecca Atkinson, risk director at Howard Kennedy LLP, about how her firm is dealing with the requirements.

> Listen to the podcast
Presidents' and secretaries' conference 2019
We are delighted to announce that the annual Presidents' and secretaries' conference will take place on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June 2019 at the Law Society in London.

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Greater London, South East and East
Changing career direction seminar - Options for flexible working, 23 January, London

Join the Law Society and Adaptive, the flexible resourcing model from Simmons & Simmons, to find out more about how you can adopt a flexible working pattern and the benefits of doing so.

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Private Client Section seminar - Constructive methods to successfully navigate the CoP and beyond, 31 January, London

This seminar is designed to keep you on top of both the soft skills and the case law required to support your elderly and vulnerable clients from a practical care angle.

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Advocacy and the vulnerable training, 28 January, Liverpool

This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.

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Mitigating risk for in-house lawyers, 31 January, Leeds

This seminar offers practical solutions and tools to help in-house lawyers make the transition from legal risk manager to strategic risk partner.

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Contact your relationship manager if you would like further information on any of the events above.

> Find out about other events
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