Wellers Law Group LLP regularly organises and participates in educational seminars on topics affecting our clients. Please contact us if you would like more information on any of these events.

Recruiting Trustees – Board Success & Succession Planning for Charities 24 November 2020 10.00am – 11.00am

Paul Martin, charity law expert at Wellers Law Group will be speaking at this valuable MBL event.

  • What are the secrets of successful trustee recruitment?
  • How can a disparate body of people be woven together into a cohesive, governing unit?
  • How does a charity provide for its future and how can all this be achieved in a way that makes serving as a trustee a rewarding and positive experience?

For further details please go to the MBL page

Divorce Financial Workshop 10th September 2020 7.00pm – 8.45pm

Wellers has teamed up with divorce strategist and TEDx speaker, Suzy Miller, to put on a Zoom workshop aimed at those who are seeking a collaborative approach to divorce. The event costs just £35 and includes expert opinion from Suzy herself, Lorraine Toal who is a Collaborative Solicitor and head of the family law department at Wellers, Suzanna Stein who is an independent mediator as well as financial planning advice and details about how your Will is affected by divorce. Click here to find out more and book your place

Working overseas – a guide for the charity sector – 24th June 2020 (2.00pm – 5.15pm)

Paul Martin, a partner at Wellers and a leading expert in charity law will be presenting on the risks that come from working overseas and how to mitigate them. In recent years many charities have been shown to be unprepared in this field. The event is run by MBL, the respected training and professional development organisation.

For more information please go to Working Overseas – A Guide for the Charity Sector

Resolving disputes – a guide for the charity sector – 17th April 2020 (webinar)

Paul Martin, a partner at Wellers and a leading expert in charity law leads this webinar, designed for trustees and senior managers in charities. with over 40 years of involvement in the charity law sector, Paul knows that disputes are inevitable. The critical issue is for the charity resolves them. The event is run by MBL, the respected training and professional development organisation.

For more information please go to Resolving Disputes – A Guide for the Charity Sector – Webinar

London Divorce Fair 20 – 22nd February

 

The Family Law team and Private Client solicitors will be attending this new event, for anyone at any stage of the divorce process and starting a new life afterwards. With informative speakers and events it may be relevant to many people. The event runs from 12pm to 6pm Thursday and Saturday and 10am to 7pm Friday at The Hilton London Olympia, 380 Kensington High Street, London W14 8NL. You can get tickets at Eventbrite by going to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/divorce-fair-tickets-67898922505

Tuesday 19th November 2019 – 8.30 – 12.30 Complimentary Seminar and Media Workshop in Central London – GDPR breaches, safeguarding risks and how to manage media relations in a crisis

Due to demand we are rerunning this workshop. You should attend this working session if you have a role in managing the reputation of a charity when things go wrong. The event is designed for trustees and charity management teams, to help them identify the risks to reputation and revenue that they are running and how to manage the consequences when an issue arises. For more information about the event please click here.

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This successful event works best with a maximum audience of 30 delegates. Therefore there are a limited number of places available. To book your place please call Cynthia Craven on 020 7481 6382 or email Cynthia.craven@wellerslawgroup.com

Road to Growth – Charity Bank Roadshow – 8th October

Peter Spencer, Charity Law expert at Wellers Law Group will be speaking at Charity Bank’s Road to Growth roadshow for trustees, directors, CEOs and managers of charities, social enterprises and community organisations in Reading. To sign up for a free event on 8th October please click here Road to Growth. The event will be hosted at the Edith Morley Building in the University of Reading (RG6 6BT) from 09.00-12.00 and will provide attendees with the latest insight on the state of the social sector at a time of change and challenge.

Bromley – Networking Cupper Exhibition – 29th/30th March 2019 at the Glades central Atrium

Meet our solicitors – Wellers are delighted to be part of this important exhibition for Bromley businesses. Come and meet members of our legal team on 29th March and find out more about our legal services. Specialist solicitors for Family Law, Immigration, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Probate, Conveyancing and Personal Injury will be available on our stand to answer your questions. Please visit our stand and enter our prize draw.

Laura Gladding from our Family Department and Mohit Chopra from the Property team on our stand. Many thanks to all those who visited the Wellers stand at the Networking Cupper exhibition in The Glades. The winner of the prize draw was Mrs Margaret Carrington.

 

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 – 8.30 – 12.30 Complimentary Seminar and Media Workshop in Central London – GDPR breaches, safeguarding risks and how to manage media relations in a crisis – Sorry, this event is now fully booked

You should attend this working session if you have a role in managing the reputation of a charity when things go wrong. The event is designed for trustees and charity management teams, to help them identify the risks to reputation and revenue that they are running and how to manage the consequences when an issue arises. For more information about the event please click here.

Please click to see the invitation

This successful event works best with a maximum audience of 30 delegates. Therefore there are a limited number of places available. To book your place please call Cynthia Craven on 020 7481 6382 or email Cynthia.craven@wellerslawgroup.com

 

Wednesday 2 May 2018 at 08.00-10.00 – informal business networking event and seminar on The GDPR & Cyber Security

With Cyber Crime and The General Data Protection Regulation in the news on an almost daily basis it is important to understand how you can help protect your business against Cyber threats, and be ready for the regulation changes in May. Our Digital Engagement Manager will discuss Cyber, share insights, tips and next steps. We will have a presentation from Laura Scaife of Wellers Law Group LLP on GDPR. Laura is helping take this legislation through the Lords and so has intimate knowledge of the new legislation.

This event is free of charge and there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss and ask questions in the company of our team, Wellers Group LLP and your local peers. We hope you can join us.

Venue: The Bromley Court Hotel, Amelia Room, Bromley Hill, Bromley BR1 4JD

08:00 – 08:20    Welcome & tea, coffee & pastries
08:20 – 08:50    GDPR – Laura Scaife

08:50 – 09:20    Cyber Security Threats

09:20 – 09.40               Q & A

09.40 – 10.00     networking & close

Places are limited and are first come first served. To confirm your place, please contact Joy Green Business Relationship Manager 07775 542304 or by email joy.k.green@barclays.com

20 April 2018 Networking Cuppa Exhibition at The Glades in Bromley

Thank you to everyone we met at the stand on Friday. The winner of the champagne prize draw, which was made at the end of the event,was Diane Dupree.

10 April 2018 Getting to grips with GDPR breakfast seminar

Due to the popularity of this event we will be running one last seminar before the deadline day on 25 May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation 2016 brings sweeping changes to the way all businesses and charities manage and use data and also severe financial penalties for those who fail to meet the standards being set. Sian Stephens and Cassandra Ho from the Wellers London City office will explain the new legal requirements and how an audit based approach will help you comply with the rules. The seminar is aimed at those responsible for the management and use of data within small and medium sized businesses from CEOs to IT and Marketing managers and directors.

Registration and coffee from 8.30am, with presentations between 9.00am and 10.30am at our London City Office at 65 Leadenhall Street EC3A 2AD

Please contact Cynthia Craven on 020 7481 2422 or email Cynthia.craven@wellerslawgroup.com to book your place or go to our booking form.

 

28 February 2018 Getting to grips with GDPR – Sorry, this event is now fully booked

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016 comes fully into effect from May 2018 and brings sweeping changes to the way all businesses and charities manage and use data and also severe financial penalties for those who fail to meet the standards being set. Sian Stephens and Cassandra Ho from the Wellers London City office will explain the new legal requirements and how an audit based approach will help you comply with the rules. The seminar is aimed at those responsible for the management and use of data within small and medium sized businesses from CEOs to IT and Marketing managers and directors.

Registration and coffee from 8.30am, with presentations between 9.00am and 10.30am at our London City Office at 65 Leadenhall Street EC3A 2AD

Please contact Cynthia Craven on 020 7481 2422 or email Cynthia.craven@wellerslawgroup.com to book your place


20 February 2018 Above and Beyond Conference hosted by the Evangelical Alliance

Do not miss this opportunity to connect with the latest thinking and leading experts on good governance, legal matters and charity regulations. This one-day conference is perfect for anyone involved in church or charity leadership or governance, ensuring you have all you need to run your church or charity well.

The conference features Paul Martin, Head of Charity Law at Wellers Law Group. Click to apply for tickets

Paul is the Author of Faith, Hope & Charity, the A to Z of governing a charitable organisation.
Faith, Hope & Charity, the A to Z of governing a charitable organisation