NDPB Lawyers’ Group 11th Training Day

BWB will be hosting the next full-day training event for NDPB Lawyers’ Group members and affliliates. Topics to be covered include procurement and employment law updates and a discussion on how to get your voice heard in government. Delegates will hear from a range of speakers, including BWB’s Melanie Carter and Selman Ansari.

Agenda for the day 

09:00 Registration 

09:30 Introduction from NDPB Lawyers' Group executive committee and Melanie Carter, BWB

09:35 Human Rights - where are we now? - Melanie Carter, BWB

10:20 Our relationship with Europe: implications of the referendum debate for NDPB lawyers - Jamie Burton, Doughty Street Chambers

11:00 Tea and coffee break

11:15 Bad contracting practices - Andrew Little, Hill Dickinson

12:00 Making the most of Part 36 - George Woodhead, Ely Place Chambers

12:30 Group member networking

13:00 Lunch

14:00 The value of the in-house lawyer in a public body - Paul Bentall, former General Counsel/in-house lawyer (non-practising) and Juliet Oliver, General Counsel, Solicitors Regulation Authority

14:45 Procurement law update - Selman Ansari, BWB

15:30 Tea and coffee break

15:50 Employment law update - Mark Hammerton, Clyde and Co

16:40 How to have your voice heard in government - Oliver Wall, Regional Head of Political Engagement, HSBC

17:30 Close and drinks


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