Training course

Elections Conference

08 March 2019
10:00 - 16:30
Addleshaw Goddard, London

Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4AG

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The administration and management of the election process is subject to constant pressure- from a need to adhere to a rigid election timetable and process to the increasing scrutiny of the system. With unitary, mayoral, district and parish elections scheduled to take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019 and the increasing uncertainty over next steps on Brexit, this is a timely, not to be missed event for all those involved in elections.

LLG's Elections Conference 2019 will provide a topical, lively and informative day of training, bringing you up to date with legal changes and developments in best practice as well as providing you with practical hints and tips. The programme includes sessions examining key case law developments, recent issues in elections and proposals for reform as well as practical help and advice on the management and administration of the election process.

An impressive speaker line-up includes Peter Stanyon, Chief Executive of the AEA, Mark Heath, Returning Officer for Southampton, John Austin, Chairman of ADSO, Mel Davidson, Head of Support and Improvement at the Electoral Commission, and Hugh Peart, Director of Legal and Governance Services at Harrow.

This is a must attend event for Returning Officers, Deputy Returning Officers, democratic services officers and lawyers involved in the election process.

The full programme will be published shortly.

This course will contribute to the following aspects of the SRA’s Statement of solicitor competence:

A2 Maintain the level of competence and legal knowledge needed to practice effectively, taking into account changes in their role and/or practice context and developments in the law

A4 Draw on sufficient detailed knowledge and understanding of their field(s) of work and role in order to practice effectively

A5 Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems

B6 Negotiate solutions to clients’ issues

B7 Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions

D1 Initiate, plan, prioritise and manage work activities and projects to ensure that they are completed efficiently, on time and to an appropriate standard both in relation to their own work and work that they lead or supervise

D3 Apply good business practice

Elections Conference

08 March 2019 | 10:00 - 16:30

£215 +VAT

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