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Private Client Section Annual Conference 2015, London (3 July 2015)

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The 2015 Law Society Private Client Section annual conference will equip you with the very latest thinking on private client work. A diverse range of expert speakers sharing their expertise on a range of topics that are critical to private client practitioners.  This year’s conference will take place at the Victoria Park Plaza in London. 

Programme 

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Associate sponsor

09.00 - 09.30       Registration, refreshments and networking in exhibition 

09.30 - 09.35       Welcome and introduction 

Simon Leney, chair, Private Client Section, The Law Society 

09.35 - 10.35       Capital tax planning after the 2015 budget

Chris Whitehouse, 5 Stone Buildings 

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Associate sponsor

10.35 - 11.00       Refreshments, exhibition and networking 

11.00 - 11.30       Keynote

The Rt. Hon. Margaret Hodge MP

11.30 - 12.45       Concurrent workshop session A (choose one): 

A1. Elderly client issues 

Helen Clarke, solicitor, Private Client Section Executive Committee

A2. Implications of Brussels IV regulation

Jo Summers, partner, PWT Advice LLP 

A3. A Review of the tax treatment of trusts in the relevant property regime following recent proposals and changes

Gill Steel, director, Law Skills 

A4.  Mediation: Practical guidance 

Miranda Allardice & Barbara Rich, 5 Stone Buildings

A5. Court of Protection

Eddie Fardell & Brian Bacon, partners, Thomson Snell & Passmore

A6. Pensions

Luke Brooks, director, chartered financial planner & Paul Garwood, director, head of personal financial planning, Smith & Williamson 

12.45 - 13.45       Lunch, exhibition and networking 

13.30 - 13.45       Members meeting

13.45 - 14.15       Keynote

Catherine Dixon, chief executive, The Law Society

14.15 - 15.30       Concurrent workshop session B (choose one) (repeat of the morning sessions)

15.30 - 16.00       Refreshments, exhibition and networking 

16.00 - 17.00       Recent developments

Professor Lesley King, professional development consultant, University of Law 

17.00 - 17.05       Closing remarks 

Simon Leney, chair, Private Client Section, The Law Society

Price

All conference fees VAT is 20%.

Private Client Section member £295 + VAT = £354

PC Holder £345 + VAT = £414

Non-PC holder £445 + VAT = £534

Member of the Law Society working for not for profit £195 + VAT = £234 (please email events@lawsociety.org.uk for this rate if you work for a not for profit organisation)

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Benefits of Membership*

Private Client Section renewals

The Private Client Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues.

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Webinars, Website, E-newsletters, Magazines and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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