Jun
2
8:30 am08:30

Agricultural Law Conference

  • The Signet Library

The longstanding Agricultural Law Association and WS Society Joint Conference on Agricultural Law returns for its twentieth year.

Jun
15
9:00 am09:00

Corporate Conference

  • The Signet Library

This year's conference addresses current trends in a variety of core areas for corporate and commercial lawyers.

Sep
28
8:45 am08:45

Employment Conference

  • The Signet Library

A key event for all employment lawyers and HR professionals, attracting the highest calibre of speakers from across the UK.


May
25
9:00 am09:00

Football Law Conference

  • The Signet Library

A new edition to our education programme, this conference will appeal to all with an interest in sport regulation, dispute resolution in sport, and those advising sports clubs and professionals.

May
11
9:00 am09:00

Personal Injury Conference

  • The Signet Library

A comprehensive update on developments in law and practice, chaired by Fraser Simpson WS, featuring a “view from the bench” and the popular case law update.

Apr
27
9:00 am09:00

Energy Conference

  • The Signet Library

The event chaired by David Bone will focus on renewable and sustainable energy, and bring together lawyers, professional advisors, investors and developers.

Mar
2
9:00 am09:00

Charities Conference

  • The Signet Library

Our popular charities rendez-vous with a legal and regulatory focus this year, chaired by Alastair Keatinge WS.

Feb
23
6:30 pm18:30

The law according to Star Trek

  • The Signet Library

Law professor Fabrice Defferrard delivers a conference on his book Le droit selon Star Trek, addressing all science fiction fans but also everyone willing to discover the law creatively.

Oct
27
9:00 am09:00

Property Conference

  • The Signet Library

Our flagship conference is popular with all property professionals. This year’s programme takes a commercial focus and will feature case studies by property experts from around the UK. The event is again chaired by Bruce Beveridge WS.

Oct
13
9:00 am09:00

Planning Conference

  • The Signet Library

A new addition to the WS programme, this conference takes a critical look at developments in the Scottish planning system.  The agenda will cover practical subjects such as development viability, planning gain and section 75 agreements, legislative changes and compulsory purchase.

Oct
6
9:00 am09:00

Private Client Conference

  • The Signet Library

A panel of the UK’s leading private client lawyers will come north for the WS/STEP Private Client Conference. This is a unique chance to hear from top ranked practitioners on the legal and technical issues of lifetime tax planning and post death matters. This year’s programme will focus on the international and cross border issues of succession and incapacity.

Sep
29
8:45 am08:45

Employment Conference

  • The Signet Library

A lively annual round up from experienced practitioners on what’s new in employment law and policy. Speakers include Brian Napier QC, Stephen Miller WS (Clyde & Co) and Innes Clark WS (Morton Fraser).

Sep
15
12:30 pm12:30

Lessons for lawyers from politics

  • The Signet Library

In conversation with Gavin Brown. In this seminar Gavin will translate the lessons he has learned from political debate, live TV and other high pressure presentations to the legal environment.

Sep
8
8:45 am08:45

Commercial Dispute Resolution Conference

  • The Signet Library

A comprehensive update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation and ADR. In collaboration with Axiom Advocates and chaired by Sheila Webster WS (Davidson Chalmers).

Jun
9
9:00 am09:00

Corporate Law Conference

  • The Signet Library

A specialised technical update for corporate lawyers and in-house commercial counsel. This year’s programme focuses on aspects of corporate lending. Roderick Bruce (Dickson Minto WS) returns as conference chairman.

Jun
3
8:50 am08:50

Agricultural Law Conference

  • The Signet Library

The popular ALA and WS joint conference on Agricultural Law is in its 19th year, featuring a special session delivered by the Rt Hon Lord Gill.

May
19
3:30 pm15:30

Sports Law Seminar

  • The Signet Library

International sports lawyer Paolo Lombardi discusses international football regulations.

May
12
9:00 am09:00

Personal Injury Conference

  • The Signet Library

Sheriff Kathrine Mackie will open this year’s conference with a keynote on the topic of All-Scotland Sheriff PI Court.

Apr
28
9:00 am09:00

Energy Conference

  • The Signet Library

This popular yearly conference brings together lawyers, professional advisors, investors and developers.

Mar
17
9:00 am09:00

Crofting Conference

  • The Signet Library

This longstanding conference, in collaboration with CLA, is the leading event in this area. 

Mar
3
9:00 am09:00

Charities Conference

  • The Signet Library

This conference aims at opening “perspectives on charity governance”, with each session considering governance practices in the sector, both from the charity professional and charity adviser’s point of view.

Jan
28
3:00 pm15:00

Financial Crime Seminar

  • The Signet Library

The Financial Crime Seminar provides an essential update on policy, legislation, investigations and case-law in this area.