Past courses

Changing practices 2017

The changing practices conference will cover all you need to know about unbundling family legal services and how to get the service right for your clients – essential knowledge in the changin...

Everyday negotiation skills 2017

With Suzy Power, collaborative practitioner and consultant in dispute resolution, and Daniel Bennett, director of a law firm, collaborative lawyer, mediator and psychologist. Ever had that sinking ...

All other courses

"Can I Take My Teddy?"

Subjects: Child support, Collaborative law, Mediation, Skills, Families, Children

We are delighted to offer this new and exciting course which will explore in depth the needs of children when their parents separate. The day will focus on the outcomes and recommendations of curre...

Are you ready for the 1996 Hague Convention?

Subjects: Children, Skills

The Convention came into force here on 1 November 2012 and it has big implications across the full range of cases concerning children: jurisdiction and applicable law; the recognition and enforceme...

Benefit Reforms: Are You Ready?

The law on welfare benefits is changing and, as legal aid for the majority of family law cases has been cut, it is ever more important for family lawyers to have a thorough understanding of how the...

Business of Family Law

Subject: Skills

Increasingly, being an excellent family lawyer requires more than an understanding of the law, it’s about understanding the business of family law. This course is designed to kick-start your ...

Business of Family Law - Managing and marketing a family law practice

Can your business branch out into new services? Is there scope to develop how you work with third-party providers? How can you network and market your practice more productively in the areas you wa...

Can I Take My Teddy?

This stimulating course for family solicitors and mediators explores in depth the needs of children when their parents separate. The day focuses on the outcomes and recommendations of current resea...

Can I Take My Teddy?

We are delighted to offer this new and exciting course which will explore in depth the needs of children when their parents separate. The day will focus on the outcomes and recommendations of curre...

CARM workshops 2015

The workshops will be led by Professor Elizabeth Stokoe and Dr Rein Sikveland. Elizabeth developed CARM and has awards for her work with mediators and has consulted for the Ministry of Justice and ...