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Annual Seminar for Solicitors


Update your employment law knowledge at our highly acclaimed specialist conference where our leading experts will provide practical and informative insights into recent and forthcoming case law and statutory developments.

Our keynote speakers this year will be Judge Richard Byrne, Regional Employment Judge South East, and Professor Owen Warnock, Emeritus Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia and former partner at Eversheds Sutherland LLP.

Business need

This event is designed to provide employment lawyers with a detailed and comprehensive annual update on case law and statutory developments across the whole field. If you want to be confident that you are up to date on current employment issues and have the opportunity to network with experts in their field, this is the event for you.

Attendance at this event can contribute to meeting your learning and development needs and help satisfy The Law Society’s continuing competence requirements

Suitable For

Solicitors, Employment Law Practitioners, Employment Relations Specialists and Employee Representatives.


Acas introduction

Case law and statutory update with Professor Owen Warnock:  

  • including useful new cases on investigation
  • disciplinary hearings and unfair dismissal
  • case law making directors liable for employment law breaches committed by their companies
  • whistleblowing developments
  • disability discrimination issues
  • justifying age discrimination
  • Minimum Wage developments
  • the latest on the Working Time Regulations

Recent developments in Employment Tribunal Practice and Procedure with Regional Employment Judge Richard Byrne

Good Work and the ‘Gig Economy’ with Professor Owen Warnock:

  • Gig economy workers - latest developments and lessons learned from recent cases
  • Recent and forthcoming states in implementing the Taylor Good Work report

Judicial Mediation – the Employment Tribunal experience with Regional Employment Judge Richard Byrne

Questions and discussion

A chance for delegates and speakers to reflect on the day and to discuss other current topics of interest for employment lawyers.

Lunch will be provided with networking opportunities throughout the day.

Please note that this programme is subject to change depending on legislative changes, case law and other developments

Venue Madingley Hall   Map (opens in new window)   Date 27/09/2019    Time 09:30 - 16:00   
Price £175.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.