A key event for all employment lawyers and HR professionals, attracting the highest calibre of speakers from across the UK.
This year's conference addresses current trends in a variety of core areas for corporate and commercial lawyers.
A rare opportunity to hear from one of the country’s most distinguished legal figures
The longstanding Agricultural Law Association and WS Society Joint Conference on Agricultural Law returns for its twentieth year.
The Blizzard Football Quarterly returns to the Signet Library for a Q&A evening.
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.
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.
The event chaired by David Bone will focus on renewable and sustainable energy, and bring together lawyers, professional advisors, investors and developers.
Our panel of experts will consider the future of IP policy, law and regulation, and address IP matters in the post-Brexit context.
Our popular charities rendez-vous with a legal and regulatory focus this year, chaired by Alastair Keatinge WS.
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.
A “Bordeaux” wines tasting, in partnership with L'Art du Vin wine merchants
A Q&A Evening with The Cycling Podcast featuring Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau.
A “Loire Valley” wines tasting, in partnership with L'Art du Vin wine merchants.
Eldon Lecture: Criminal Trial on indictment in England and Scotland - A comparative view from Hadrian's Wall
The Right Honourable Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT, Keeper of HM Signet, will compare and contrasts some outstanding features of cases brought on indictment in both England and Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
A comprehensive update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation and ADR. In collaboration with Axiom Advocates and chaired by Sheila Webster WS (Davidson Chalmers).
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.
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.
Lady Susan Rice CBE will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Financial Services conference.
The WS Society is proud to produce the first ever Blizzard Football Magazine event north of the border.
International sports lawyer Paolo Lombardi discusses international football regulations.
Sheriff Kathrine Mackie will open this year’s conference with a keynote on the topic of All-Scotland Sheriff PI Court.
This popular yearly conference brings together lawyers, professional advisors, investors and developers.
As we approach World IP Day, a range of recognised specialist speakers deliver an essential legal and technical update on patents.
This longstanding conference, in collaboration with CLA, is the leading event in this area.
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.