Network with peers

events include lunch

High level learning

from renowned experts

Series of events

this autumn

4 hours of CPD

limited time away from desk

What to expect

For Legal are hosting a series of exclusive CPD events this Autumn. These half-day masterclasses, have been designed to maximise learning whilst spending minimal time away from your desk.

Your ticket includes 4 hours of CPD learning at the event, comprehensive notes and additional resources, access to CPD content at, a sandwich lunch upon arrival and a tea & coffee break in the afternoon. Simply select your preferred date and location.

A Private Client Update with Professor Lesley King

  • 28th September, Leeds @ Aspire, Infirmary Street, LS1 2JP
  • 29th September, Birmingham @ Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC
  • 19th October, Oxford @ Jurys Inn Oxford, Godstow Road, Oxford, OX2 8AL
  • 20th October, Brighton @ American Express Community Stadium

A Residential Conveyancing Update with Richard Snape and Paul Sams

  • 28th September, Leeds @ Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre with Richard Snape
  • 29th September, Birmingham @ Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC with Richard Snape
  • 19th October, Oxford @ Jurys Inn Oxford, Godstow Road, Oxford, OX2 8AL
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An Immigration Update with Adam Pipe

  • 4th October, Birmingham @ The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, 40 Bull Street, B4 6AF

About the speakers

We are delighted to have experts Professor Lesley King, Paul and Sarah Sams, Adam Pipe and Richard Snape sharing their invaluable knowledge.

Professor Lesley King

Professor Lesley King

Private Client Updates

As an author and contributor of countless books, a former member of the STEP committee, the Law Society’s Wills & Equity Committee and an honorary member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists, Lesley's experience within the Private Client sector makes her lectures informative, complete, and of interest to all those involved in Private Client matters.

Richard Snape

Residential Conveyancing Updates

Richard has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002. He speaks at numerous courses for law societies all over the country, various public courses, in-house seminars within solicitors’ firm and has also talked extensively to local authorities and central government bodies. His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.

Paul and Sarah Sams

Residential Conveyancing Updates

Paul Sams decided he wanted to be a solicitor at seven years old. Since then he has become an award-winning nationally recognised expert in the field of residential property having been asked to lecture other lawyers across the Country.

Paul has also been invited to speak on more than one occasion for Housing Associations and the RICS as well as other groups to help to educate other lawyers. Paul also deals with residential development work from site acquisition through to plot sales.

His niche areas of work include New Build property work, Equity Release mortgages and leasehold enfranchisement (all of which he has written a book about for the legal profession) but predominantly his work involves property developers.

Sarah Sams has over 20 years of experience in residential conveyancing, and has been specialising in shared ownership for the last 14 years. Having initially worked for a regional law firm, who acted for several registered providers, Sarah has seen transactions from both sides and understands how the process works from a registered provider’s point of view as well.

Sarah is regularly asked to provide training to housing associations and also undertake training for other lawyers in this specialist area.

Adam Pipe

Immigration Updates

Adam has been a barrister since 1999 and practices in all areas of immigration and asylum law. For many years Adam has been ranked by Chambers and Partners as one of the leading Immigration Law specialists in the Midlands. The 2015 edition stated, “He is a case law guru who is always very well prepared in front of the Tribunal.”

Adam regularly speaks at conferences and seminars around the country providing updates upon the latest developments in the law as well as sharing the latest legal developments on social media. In 2016 Adam was part of the Bar Standards Board’s Public and Licensed Access Review – Task Completion Group.

Adam is a Contributing Editor to Butterworths Immigration Law Service and a Contributing Author to Lexis PSL. Adam was shortlisted for Barrister of the year at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards in both 2013, 2014 & 2019.

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