Legal Training


Welcome to our Legal Training Section

We run a year-round legal  training programme, which will provide training to ensure individuals maintain a level of competence appropriate to their work and level of responsibility and comply with applicable legislation.  Members of Liverpool Law Society can take advantage of the Training Season Ticket - all your training courses for one yearly fixed price. We also have the Corporate Offer for firms with Corporate Membership. See here for details.

With events accredited by APIL Training, Bar Standards Board, CILEx and others held in conjunction with: ICE, ICAEW, LeO, Professional Liverpool, SRA & STEP Liverpool there are plenty of opportunities to network.

To view all courses listed in date order click here >> or alternatively search by keyword, subject area, month, year or venue by selecting from the drop down options listed on the right and click 'Submit'.

 If you wish to get a discount on all our courses consider becoming a member of the Society. Please see our membership section. Click here to go to our membership section.

Unable to attend a seminar or conference?  Notes are available to purchase once the training event has taken place.  Standard seminar notes are £26.00 + vat for members and £36.00 + vat for non-members (provided electronically).  Conference notes range from £36 to £66 + vat for members and £46 to £76 + vat for non-members.  Please contact us to enquire further.  Email .

We do not make available for sale the Children Panel Qualification materials.

What our delegates say:

'Excellent conference, covering good topics, relevent to my role as chartered financial planner' K Gillibrand, Fraser Wealth Management 15/05/18

'A very informative course with useful notes provided' Michael Ellis, MJP 20/03/18

'Enjoyable, high level intellectual analysis mixed with down-to-earth insight into day-to-day reality' Anon 27/02/18

'Pitched perfectly as a braod, easily understandable introduction to social media - very helpful indeed' Anon 26/01/18

'Excellent overall. Very well delivered & excellent speaker knowledge. Engaging & informative' Anon 23/01/18

'Excellent notes, excellent speaker. A thoroughly enjoyable day and a lot of knowledge gained!' Anon 23/01/18

'Excellent. Lots to think about, thanks' J Hitchmough, Guy Williams Layton 22/11/17

'This course was excellent. All presenters informative and very interesting' C Pattiman, Bertson Family Law 22/11/17

'Great conference - as always! See you next year' D Eales, Maxwell Hodge 22/11/17

'Very well presented, very relevant' A McDonagh, Campion Solicitors 22/11/17

'Good value for money - speakers excellent' Linda Cummins, GW Legal 01/11/17

'Engaging & knowledgeable speaker and the course notes are an invaluable resource' Philip Loftus, Jackson Lees 20/10/17

'Very helpful & informative. Delivered in an easy to understand manner' Adam Brislen, Mersey Travel 20/10/17

'Very well put together event. most helpful in the current economic / practice climate' Christopher Murphy, FPH Law 20/10/17

'Useful conference, invaluable yearly refresher course. Good selection of topics' S Deakin, Scott Moncreiff 18/10/17

'An engaging and useful day. Well worth the time away from work, particularly useful to hear from REJ & QC's' Louise Singh, Weightmans 18/10/17

'Very impressed - engaging speakers & helpful handouts' Philip Loftus, Jackson Lees 18/10/17

'Very informative day with a good selection of topics & quality speakers' Rebecca Finnigan, Tracey Miller Family Law 27/09/17

"Great variety of content, rounded speakers with lots of experience, good variety of topics & great venue as always" Heather Skidmore, Longlands 13/09/17

Excellent, informative course with a great speaker - would highly recommend' S Nolan, Jackson Canter 26/05/17
'Well presented, clear, easy to understand, engaging - very impressed' N McGrath, DGM 26/05/17
Another informative & thought provoking conference with 1st class speakers' Jeremy Fish, Forresters 24/05/17

 'Very informative course. Excellent speakers & notes' Helen Gordon, RMNJ

'Useful update well presented in a simple but inetresting & effective way' Emma Wilde, Lanyon Bowdler 04/04/17

'Great training course, really informative and a perfect way to learn & take in information' Clare Carragher, MJP 17/02/17


In house Training

The Director of Education and Training is able to arrange in-house training for you.  For a free, no obligation consulation, please contact Jo Downey or 0151 236 6998 Ext 22.

Feedback received re: in house training from Abensons March 2018

All attendees commented on how knowledgeable the speaker and everyone was extremely impressed with the seminar. The topics were very relevant to our conveyancing team. We would have no problem in recommending  to other companies. 

Course Ideas

We are always looking for new and topical courses to present to our members and supporters.

We take great care to read every evaluation form following a presentation to assess the views of the delegates and to review any particular requests for future course presentations. Should you have any suggestions for courses please let us know.

Remember, your ideas and suggestions are vital to ensure Liverpool Law Society can host a timely, interesting and varied programme locally on your behalf.

Any suggestions for course subjects not covered by the current programme, please email Jo Downey or telephone 0151 236 6998 ext 22.


Why not present an event for us?

We are committed to delivering consistent high quality courses presented by leading specialist with practical experience and excellent presentational skills.

To achieve these standards, we are always searching for new presenters with new ideas and new styles of presentation.

The presenters we are seeking would ideally have some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Practical experience in their specialist area
  • First class presentation skills
  • Enthusiastic delivery
  • Empathy with delegates
  • Desire to pursue excellence

In the first instance please contact the Director of Education and Training Jo Downey via e-mail Jo Downey. or on 0151 236 6998, ext 22

If your subject matter is of interest to the society, we will discuss availability, terms & conditions, and course details.

Continuing Competency

Development Plan Template and a Development  Record Template, can be found here:

Development Plan Template

Development  Record Template

Advanced Search

You can look for any particular course with our advanced search on the right of this page.

Search by:

  • Subject: - Each course meets a criteria for a specific area of Law. If you are after a course in a specific interest then try to narrow your search using this field.
  • Month of Event: - Select a month from the dropdown box to limit your search to that month.
  • Year of Event: - You can also narrow the search down by the year of the event.
  • Venue: - Find your course by selecting a venue to dispaly only the events being hosted at that venue.
  • Keyword: - You can enter any keyword here to find a particular event or speaker you want.

Once you have selected your search criteria then click on the Submit button to search our comprehensive list of courses.