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.

March 2017

Liverpool Law Society Management Conference

  • Date

    1 March 2017
  • Location

    Hill Dickinson LLP, No.1 St. Paul's Square, Liverpool, L3 9SJ
  • SRA Speaker

    Julie Brannan
SRA Director of Education and Training, Julie Brannan will be giving an update to delegates on Continuing Competence, Equality and Diversity and our proposed Solicitor Qualifying Examination.

Insurance Fraud Conference

  • Date

    6 March 2017
  • Location

    Radisson Blu Portman, London
  • SRA Speaker

    Crispin Passmore
The Insurance Fraud Conference, organized by the FC Business Intelligence will take place on 6th March 2017 at the Radisson Blu Portman in London, United Kingdom. Over 25 Speakers from Europe’s leading Insurers and key collaborating industry bodies will share their practical fraud and financial crime insights. Fraud Expertise across Claims, Underwriting, Investigations, Sales, and Analytics. Crispin Passmore will be speaking about 'Combatting professionally enabled fraud: the SRA's approach'.

derbynfa SRA, Cymru – Caerdydd

Ymunwch â ni yn ein derbyniad i ddathlu cyfarfod cyntaf erioed y Bwrdd yng Nghymru.

Rydym am sicrhau bod ein gwaith rheoleiddio yn bodloni anghenion y cyhoedd, busnesau bach, yr economi a’r proffesiwn yng Nghymru. Rydym yn awyddus i glywed eich safbwyntiau a’ch blaenoriaethau, wrth i ni fynd ati i gefnogi sector cyfreithiol iach a modern yng Nghymru, sy’n darparu gwasanaethau fforddiadwy o safon i’r cyhoedd a’r gymuned fusnes.

I gadw eich lle yn Gymraeg, e-bostiwch publicaffairs@sra.org.uk gan nodi eich enw llawn, teitl eich swydd, eich cwmni/sefydliad ac unrhyw ofynion arbennig, gan gynnwys rhai o ran mynediad a deiet.

SRA reception, Wales – Cardiff

Join us at our reception marking the first ever meeting of our Board in Wales.

We want to make sure that our regulation meets the needs of the public, small businesses, the economy and the profession in Wales. We are keen to hear your views and priorities, as we work to support a modern, healthy legal sector in Wales, providing high quality, affordable services for the public and business community.

To book your place in Welsh language, please email publicaffairs@sra.org.uk with your full name, job title, firm/organisation and any special requirements including access and dietary.

Devon and Somerset Law Society Regulation and Compliance Conference

SRA Chief Executive Paul Philip will be giving delegates an update on how our approach to regulation is changing.

Celebrating women in law - A shattering of glass – London

Help us celebrate women in law.

We are celebrating the journey of women lawyers and highlighting their successes.

Legalex 2017: Innovating the business behind law

  • Date

    28 March 2017 to 29 March 2017
  • Location

    ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL
  • SRA Speaker

    Jane Malcolm

Legalex is a legal event designed for the most ambitious law firms and professionals looking to discover the latest innovations that will make them more competitive. And tickets are free when you register from their website.

On the 28 and 29 March, those in attendance will meet over 150 of the most innovative suppliers, sit-in on 120 hours of seminars, take advantage of one-on-one advice from industry experts, and benefit from the unparalleled networking opportunities. The SRA will be exhibiting there and SRA Executive Director of External Affairs, Jane Malcolm will be speaking.

To discover more about this event and book your free ticket, register here using the link on the right

April 2017

Manchester Law Society Cyber Security Risk conference

  • Date

    25 April 2017
  • Location

    The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester
  • SRA Speakers

    Robert Loughlin, James Dipple-Johnstone
This conference covers the full spectrum of topics facing all professional sectors. All aspects of computer crime will be covered, including intrusion investigations, cybercrime law, digital forensics, information assurance, along with input from the experts on what the next threats may be and a live hacking demonstration.

May 2017

Solicitors Annual Conference London: Law Firms - Succession and Regulation

For those managing law firms at a financial or strategic levels having a detailed understanding of these challenges is now more important than ever. This ICAEW conference will provide delegates with valuable information around managing succession and also considering the opportunities and challenges of regulatory change.

SRA Director of Regulatory Policy, Chris Handford, will be giving delegates an update on the future proposals for regulatory change and how they will affect law firms.

IMLPO: Equip for Change - an essential conference for financial crime prevention professionals

  • Date

    9 May 2017 to 10 May 2017
  • Location

    Crowne Plaza, Stratford upon Avon
  • SRA Speaker

    James Dipple-Johnstone
This conference organised by the Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers (IMLPO) is ideal for professionals responsible for the prevention of money laundering and financial crime, counter terrorist financing, and anti bribery & corruption drawn from all parts of the regulated sectors. Delegates include financial services firms, lawyers, accountants, gambling / gaming, money service businesses, high value goods dealers, as well as law enforcement, regulators, supervisors and government representatives from across the UK. SRA Director of Investigation and Supervision, James Dipple-Johnstone will be speaking at the event.

ARK Group: Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Law Firms

  • Date

    11 May 2017
  • Location

    De Vere Holborn Bars, 138-142 Holborn, London, EC1N 2NQ
  • SRA Speaker

    James Dipple-Johnstone

This one-day compliance conference organised by Ark Group focuses on anti-money laundering regulation for legal services businesses. Now advertising its 13th programme, this conference will clarify the evolving compliance challenges facing legal services businesses, including up-to-date guidance on the 4th Money Laundering Directive and changes to the consent regime. James Dipple-Johnstone, Director of Supervisions and Investigations will be there to give an update on SRA activities including:

  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Mutual Evaluation 2018
  • SRA thematic review
  • Findings from the SRA Risk Outlook
  • Updated on SRA investment schemes