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Irwin Mitchell Reveals Details Of 2015 In-House Counsel Conferences

Updates On Key Developments To Be Held In Leeds, Birmingham And Sheffield


National law firm Irwin Mitchell is set to hold its annual series of in-house counsel conferences in October and November this year, where updates will be provided on the key business legal issues affecting in-house lawyers.

The free, full-day events held in Leeds, Birmingham and Sheffield respectively are designed to provide a practical and informative look at a range of topical issues including:

  • Updates and developments in contract law over the last year
  • Insolvency and supply chain issues
  • The impact of the new Data Protection Regulation and developments in data and privacy law
  • Updates in employment law including changes to the provisions of Holiday Pay
  • Watching out for fraud within your business

The law firm is also teaming up with Actors in Industry to provide soft skills training on effective teambuilding and maximising resource.

Joanne Bone, a Partner and data protection and privacy lawyer at Irwin Mitchell who will be on hand and providing guidance at the conferences, said:

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“We are delighted to once again hold our annual in-house counsel events.

“As ever, there have been a raft of regulatory and legal changes and developments in the past 12 months and at our events we are looking to help busy in-house lawyers gain a full understanding on the key matters which affect them.

“We are also delighted to be joined with Actors in Industry and hope the whole day will prove to be a huge support to anyone involved in in-house counsel work.”
Joanne Bone, Partner

The In-House Counsel Conference 2015 series will be held at Irwin Mitchell’s Leeds office on October 1st, at The Studio in Birmingham on October 14th and at Irwin Mitchell’s Sheffield office on November 5th.

The conference will offer 6 hours of CPD for full day attendance - 3 hours awarded for attendance during the morning black letter law updates and an additional 3 hours for the afternoon soft skills.

For more information or to book your place at one of the events, please email hannah.robson@irwinmitchell.com. Places are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.