Day Two: Saturday 30 March 2019 (5 CPD HOURS)


BREAKOUT SESSIONS - For more information on the following Breakout Sessions, click here

Breakout Session 1a: Organisational Change: Employment Implications

Huw Rolant-Jones,
Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Breakout Session 1b: Data Protection, and GDPR One Year On

Penny Bygrave,

Breakout Session 1c: Apps, Maps and Automobiles - what’s hot and what’s not in Licensing World

Stephen Turner,
Kingston upon Hull City Council and LLG Deputy National Lead for Licencing

Breakout Session 1d: Procurement and Development Agreements post-Faraday

Kathrine Eddon,
Womble Bond Dickinson

David Elvin QC,

Landmark Chambers


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 2a: New Model Code of Conduct

Simon Goacher,


Paul Hoey,

Hoey Ainscough Limited

Breakout Session 2b: Leases, income generation and the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016

Owen Wilcox,

Thomson Reuters Practical Law Company

Breakout Session 2c: Saving Retail: Roles and Responsibilities in regenerating retail facilities

Tiffany Cloynes,
Geldards LLP

Clare Hardy,

Geldards LLP

Rebecca Gilbert,

Geldards LLP

Breakout Session 2d: Learning the lessons of local authority trading companies

Robert Patterson,
Head of Internal Audit,
Invicta Law


Refreshment Break




Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 3a: Crisis, what crisis! What do you really need to know about the NHS

Olwen Dutton,

Anthony Collins LLP

Breakout Session 3b: Agile in the Workplace: a methodology, a movement or a mindset?

Tanya Corsie,


Breakout Session 3c: Community Care Update

Andrew Sharland QC,


Breakout Session 3d: Immigration in a Post Brexit Era – Managing your resources

Louise Shaw,

Pinsent Masons


Lunch Break


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 4a: How to deal with hopeless legacy contracts

Virginia Cooper,

Bevan Brittan

Louise Robling,

Bevan Brittan

Breakout Session 4b: The future of the Mental Capacity Act & the Mental Health Act

Alex Ruck Keene,

39 Essex Chambers

Breakout Session 4c: Keep your career burning – proactive ways to avoid career burnout and remain agile as a legal professional

Hannah Cottam,

Sellick Partnerships

Breakout Session 4d: What is Local Government for?

Helen Randall,

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Lucy Doran,

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Paul McDermott,

Trowers & Hamlins LLP


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 5a: Procurement Challenges: A mini workshop

Peter Ware,

Browne Jacobson LLP

Louise Bennett,

Browne Jacobson LLP

Breakout Session 5b: Employment Law Update

Elaine Banton,

7 Bedford Row

Breakout Session 5c: Local plans and the 5-year Housing Land Supply

James Findlay QC,

Cornerstone Barristers

Rob Williams,

Cornerstone Barristers

Breakout Session 5d: Not Skint: Successful Community led high street regeneration in a coastal town

Jonathan Goolden,

Wilkin Chapman LLP


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 6a: Public Sector Contracts, a legal update

Stephen Pearson,

Freeths LLP

Breakout Session 6b: CPO & Compensation

Andrew Piatt,

Gatley PLC

Breakout Session 6c: Elections and the role of returning officers

Tim Straker QC,

4-5 Gray’s Inn


Conference Closes