Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Data protection webinar

Date: 22 March 2021
Venue: Zoom

Barristers James Marwick and James Hughes will be discussing bringing and defending claims for distress or injury after data breaches.

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Instructing Counsel Webinar

Date: 22 September 2020
Location: Microsoft Teams

The training is CPD accredited and FREE, it is aimed primarily at paralegals, trainees and newly qualified solicitors/CILEX but more senior JLD members are welcome if they would benefit from a refresher.

  • Overview of instructing Counsel | Marcus Coates-Walker, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Barrister
  • Avoiding bad briefs and Building Relationships with Counsel | Natasha Dzameh, Commercial & Chancery Barrister & Sophie Smith-Holland, Family Barrister
  • Remote working, booking Counsel and the back sheet | Robert Bocock, Commercial & Chancery Practice Manager

There will be a live Q&A sections at the end of the webinar, we hope you can join us!

To book your place please RSVP to [email protected]

Note: you do not need an MS teams account to attend.

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Farms, promises and half truths

Date: 25 March 2019
Venue: Clarke Willmott, Blackbrook Gate, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2PG
Location: Taunton

The Agricultural Law Association (Somerset & Dorset Group) will be holding their Spring seminar on Monday, 25th March with St John’s Chambers and Old Mill Accountancy at the offices of Clarke Willmott, Blackbrook Park Gate, Taunton.

Topics include:

  • Farms, promises and half truths
    Leslie Blohm QC and Christopher Jones, Barristers, St John’s Chambers
    Leslie and Christopher will deliver a lecture on informal agreements and partnership assets in a farming context.  The talk will look at the recent cases of Wild v Wild [2018] EWHC 2197 and Ham v Bell [2016] EWHC 1791 and consider what lessons can be drawn from those judgments and applied by the busy practitioner. Following Leslie and Christopher’s lecture, delegates will be given a case study containing a scenario and series of questions for discussion and debate!
  • Partnership disputes – An accountant’s approach
    Mark Shelton, Consultant, Old Mill Accountants & Financial Planners
    Mark will discuss the accountancy aspects of these two cases and will consider the role of the accountant in avoiding similar disputes.  In particular he will look at how partnership property, and a partner’s entitlement to partnership assets might be reflected in the accounts.

Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend.

For further information, and to book your place visit the ALA website.

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Instructing Counsel Seminar

Date: 13 November 2018
Venue: St John's Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU
Location: Bristol

Bristol JLD and St John’s Chambers are pleased to invite you to their Instructing Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 from 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm at St John’s Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU.

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Water Rights and Wrongs. The law relating to riparian rights, water easements and liability for flooding

Date: 12 September 2017
Venue: The Liberty Stadium
Location: Swansea

Water Rights and Wrongs. The law relating to riparian rights, water easements and liability for flooding.

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