Upcoming events

We organise and take part in a wide range of events and conferences. Come and meet us to find out more about what we’re doing. If you would like to invite an SRA speaker to your event, contact speakerrequests@sra.org.uk

Upcoming events and conferences in which we'll be participating are listed below. To book a place or find out more about non-SRA events, please contact the organisers directly.

September 2014

Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar: The future of legal services regulation

  • Date: 4 September 2014
  • Location: Venue tbc, London
  • Speaker: Paul Philip
This seminar will bring together key stakeholders with policymakers to discuss the future of legal services regulation. Paul Philip will be contributing to a panel session entitled 'Re-organising the regulatory landscape - competition, standards, accountability and consumer protection.'

Citizens Advice Service Annual Conference 2014

The over-arching theme of this year's Citizens Advice service annual conference is '75 years of advice'. The conference will bring together volunteers, trustees, staff and stakeholders to celebrate the service's 75th anniversary and look at working together, sharing ideas and knowledge. Members of the SRA's Inclusion, Supervision and Education and Training Teams will be exhibiting at stand number 25.

October 2014

National Property Law Conference: New Beginnings

As technology advances and conveyancing evolves, many practitioners face the challenge of developing their practice in the property sector. This conference will explore ideas and solutions to help the profession prepare for the future. In a keynote speech, Paul Philip will discuss regulatory issues in the conveyancing sector.

November 2014

Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar: Implementing the Legal Education and Training Review

  • Date: 4 November 2014
  • Location: Venue tbc, London
  • Speaker: Julie Brannan
  • CPD accredited
This seminar will bring together key stakeholders and policymakers to discuss major developments towards implementing the Legal Education and Training Review. Julie Brannan, Director of Education and Training, will be delivering an address a year on from the Training for Tomorrow policy statement.

Conference For Legal Finance Professionals

  • Date: 12 November 2014
  • Location: Liverpool Law Society, Liverpool
  • Speakers: Sam Palmer, Steve Wilmott
  • CPD accredited
Sam Palmer, Manager of Regulatory Management, will explain the SRA's regulatory focus on firms experiencing severe financial difficulties, incorporating current themes, trends and emerging risks. Steve Wilmott, Director of Intelligence and Investigations, will focus on the latest drive against money laundering at an important time with the introduction of the 4th money laundering directive.

December 2014

MBL Compliance and Regulatory Conference 2014

  • Date: 3 December 2014
  • Location: Venue tbc, London
  • Speaker: Mike Haley
  • CPD accredited
With speakers from the Law Society, the SRA and private practice, this conference will review recent developments in regulation. Topics for discussion include the referral fee ban and emerging risks. Mike Haley, Director of Supervision, is slated to outline the view from the SRA in an opening address.