New Training Programme 2017

Doncaster Law Society has announced some of its training events for 2017 . Up to 2 hour events are free to members so its  a great reason to join .


DDLS Training Schedule


Family Law Seminar:

11 January 2017 (3pm-5pm) – Nick Power and Emily Ward from Broadway House Chambers speaking on Financial update, TOLATA and Children Act Private Law.



18 January 2017 (10am-11am) – Motivational Coaching

Rob Knowles – Coach, Mentor, Change Agent, Trainer, Critical Friend

Rob works with individuals and teams and small organisations to deliver performance improvement. Much of this work is around behaviours. This may be around  eradicating, modifying or introducing new behaviours.

A large part of the ability to improve performance lies with the individual. Motivation is and intrinsic part of this. This talk will cover Motivation and helping you to understand what matters most – you.



2 February 2017 (2pm-4pm) – “Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Update”  by John McQuater

2016 has seen a number of significant decisions from the Supreme Court and the Privy Council of major importance for personal injury and clinical negligence practitioners.

This training session will look at key decisions dealing with :

  • Vicarious liability
  • Employers Liability insurance
  • MIB and foreign uninsured drivers
  • Causation (material contribution to injury)



21 February 2017 (2pm-3.30pm) – “Location, Location, Location: Locality Specific Searches” by STL

  • An overview of 15 hazards present within England and Wales
  • Details how you identify these risks on transactions
  • Includes examples of solutions to any risk identified
  • Gives a brief overview of planning searches and compliance products

21 February 2017 (3.30pm – 4pm) HS2 Information Session by Groundshore

HS2 will cover…

  • History – What is it?
  • Timeline
  • Proposed route
  • Benefits / impacts
  • Compensation schemes
  • Groundsure data on visual, noise, vibration


Dementia Awareness

8 March 2017 (10am-11am) – “Dementia Awareness” seminar by Vicky Sladdin

Vicky Sladdin, who is a Dementia Friends champion, trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society, will run an information session to teach us more about dementia and how we can help create dementia friendly businesses and a dementia friendly wider community.




Employment Law Update by Bank House Chambers

Women’s health in the workplace – by Jenny Blizard of Blizard Physiotherapy