May 28 2021
Welsh Education Law Conference 2021
We are delighted to announce our hugely popular Welsh Education Law Conference will take place online, covering eight areas of insight for local authorities, the general public, schools, health authorities and lawyers – including the impact of new legislation.
The annual conference usually takes place in person but this year, due to the current Covid- 19 restrictions governing events in Wales, Legal News Wales will support chambers in hosting the event, split across two lunchtime sessions on the 16th and 23rd June 2021 (1-2:45pm).
Programme & speakers
Day one: 16th June, 13:00 – 14:45
Overview of the new legislation what has come into force and when it will be implemented: Laura Shepherd, Barrister, 30 Park Place
The new legislation – what schools have to do – including fee paying schools: Melissa Jones, Barrister, 30 Park Place
The new legislation – what local authorities have to do: Laura Shepherd, Barrister, 30 Park Place
Day two: 23th June, 13:00 – 14:45
The new legislation – what education professionals have to do (ALNCOs and EPs): Melissa Jones, Barrister, 30 Park Place
The new legislation – what parents have to do: Abla O’Callaghan, Barrister, 30 Park Place
The new legislation – what FEs have to do: Michael Imperato, Partner & Head of Public & Administrative Law, Watkins & Gunn
The new legislation – what health authorities have to do: Abla O’Callaghan, Barrister, 30 Park Place
The new Education Tribunal regulations: Mark Allen, Barrister & Head of the Education Team, 30 Park Place.
WELC 2021 will be hosted via Zoom, by Legal News Wales. Useful information on the platform and accessing the event is listed below.
To book your place please click here
Donations for SNAP Cymru
In lieu of an attendance fee this year, we ask that those that can make a donation to SNAP Cymru to support the fantastic work they do. (Recommended donation fee of £5 pp). To make a donation, please visit: justgiving.com/snapcymru.
To read more about the work of SNAP Cymru, please click here.