2Dec

Election law update: 2019

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

2 December 2019, 9.30am registration (9.45am start) – 1.00pm (followed by lunch) Geldards Derby (NO VCE)

Presented by Sharpe Pritchard

Course overview

A session looking at what has happened in elections in the UK in 2019.

Suitable audience:

Returning Officers, election officers, solicitors

Overview and topics to be covered include:

Legislation update
Case law update
Pre-election challenges
Election Petitions
Social media and election law
Quiz

Duration: Half a day (3 training hours) including lunch

Interactive elements

Quiz

Competencies

This course will cover:

A Ethics professionalism and judgement
B Technical legal practice
B2 Legal research
B4 Draft documents
B5 Advocacy
B6 Negotiation
C Working with other people
C1 Communicate clearly and effectively
D Managing themselves and their own work

Presenter profiles:

Emyr is a specialist parliamentary lawyer and Roll A parliamentary agent. In addition, he specialises electoral law and has acted for Returning Officers in a number of high profile election petitions and advises on electoral law generally. He is described in the latest edition of the Legal 500 as having “… detailed and comprehensive knowledge of electoral law paired with extensive experience and incredible approachability”.

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.