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, please fill in our speaker request form.

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 2017

Legal Wales Conference

  • Date

    15 September 2017
  • Location

    Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea
  • SRA Speaker

    Crispin Passmore

This year's Legal Wales Conference (Friday 15 September 2017) is being hosted by the College of Law and Criminology. An annual event, the Conference is a showcase for developments in the law in Wales. It embraces not only the rapidly-developing field of Welsh law but also focuses on the practical everyday challenges of practising law in a Welsh environment


Bydd Cynhadledd Cymru'r Gyfraith eleni (Dydd Gwener 15 Medi, 2017) yn westai Coleg y Gyfraith a Throseddeg. Yn ddigwyddiad blynyddol, mae'r Gynhadledd yn gyfle i arddangos datblygiadau yn y gyfraith yng Nghymru.

The Futures of Legal Education

  • Date

    26 September 2017
  • Location

    The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
  • SRA Speaker

    Debra Malpass

The Futures of Legal Education is a joint, one day conference, held by the Legal Education Research Network (LERN) in partnership with the Open University. This conference will give participants the opportunity to explore the current and potential opportunities and challenges facing legal education. Among the topics to be discussed will include:

  • Best practice in assessment standard setting and how it will be used in the Solicitor Qualifying Examination (SQE).
  • Impact assessment of the deregulation of the prescribed SRA minimum salary for trainees.

October 2017

International Conference of Legal Regulators

  • Date

    5 October 2017 to 6 October 2017
  • Location

    Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558
  • SRA Speaker

    Jane Malcolm
For the first time, the International Conference of Legal Regulators will be held in Asia, in the thriving metropolis of Singapore. Jane Malcolm, SRA Executive Director, External Affairs will lead a session on 'Legal Regulation in the Age of Data'. This session will include a general introduction to the potential uses of data by legal regulators, followed by a discussion on topics such as the infrastructure and methods to become a data-driven regulator, best practices and issues for regulators working with outside researchers, and the balancing between the protection of public interests and the need for regulation.

Legal Geek Conference

  • Date

    17 October 2017
  • Location

    The Boiler House Food Hall, 152 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU
  • SRA Speaker

    Crispin Passmore
Crispin Passmore, SRA Executive Director of Policy will be speaking about SRA Innovate and embracing change, followed by an interactive question and answer session.

November 2017

Citizens Advice service annual conference

We will have an exhibition stand at the annual Citizens Advice service conference. Informing delegates of our aim to serve the public interest and protect consumers of legal services.

Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar: Quality assurance and standards in legal services - professional competence, advocacy standards and consumer protection

  • Date

    29 November 2017
  • Location

  • SRA Speaker

    Julie Brannan
This seminar will focus on the priorities for ensuring quality and upholding standards in the legal sector. It is timed to consider next steps for the implementation of the recommendations within the Competition and Markets Authority's legal services market study - which found that the market was not working well for consumers, and included provisions to increase competition and transparency for consumers through the greater availability of information on pricing, quality of services, redress, and competitor firms.