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Professional Development Centre: The home of legal learning

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Your new eLearning portal has arrived. Section members now access their webinars and online learning through the Law Society’s Professional Development Centre

Your Section membership includes four webinars and access to a selection of discounted online learning from the Law Society.

To access your webinars, please use the new Professional Development Centre – your free and enhanced eLearning portal.

Information for CPD Centre users

If you were registered with the Law Society’s CPD Centre and have undertaken any training through it in the last two years, your account has been migrated to the Professional Development Centre.

If you were registered with the Law Society’s CPD Centre and have not used it in the last two years, your account will not have been migrated. To access the Professional Development Centre, please create a new account, which is free to do. Your training record from the CPD Centre will be available upon request by email to

Please ensure that you update your Professional Development Centre account to show that you are a Section member. If you do not do this, you will not receive the preferential pricing available to Section members.

The Law Society’s Professional Development Centre has been designed specifically to meet members’ learning and development needs. It is your free, enhanced eLearning portal that helps you to:

  • capture all your learning in one free online record
  • assess yourself against the SRA Competence Statement
  • create your own personal development plan
  • receive training suggestions tailored to your areas of interest and competence needs.

To celebrate the launch, we have made a selection of our new ‘smart-sized’ eLearning courses available to all Professional Development Centre users. These are ideal for integrating quick, bite-sized learning into your day.

We’ll continue to add more new and free eLearning, so remember to log in and keep checking the portal over the coming months.

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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 including:

  • NRB Changes
  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
  • Cross Border Tax
  • IPFDA Cases
  • Care Act
  • Elderly Client
  • HMRC Disputes
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Capital Gains Tax

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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