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For more than 40 years, ALA has been the UK’s largest inter-professional organisation devoted to the law and business of the countryside. We focus on the law in a non-partisan, apolitical way in order to promote its knowledge, understanding and development among those who advise rural businesses

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ALA/WS Society Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture 2018 – Edinburgh

Friday 1 June 2018

The ALA/WS Society 21st Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture will take place on Friday, 1 June 2018 at the Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh.

Our speakers will be:

Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC

Professor Fiona Smith, School of Law, University of Leeds

Hamish Lean, Shepherd + Wedderburn

Coll Murchison-MacDonald, Saffery Champness

Pamela Lyall, Mediator & Facilitator

Heather Bruce, Turcan Connell

Bob McIntosh, Tenant Farming Commissioner

Jamie Whittle, R & R Urquhart

Adele Nicol, Anderson Strathern

Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend.


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Time : 9am to 4pm

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Membership of ALA is open to any professional of whatever discipline advising in rural business or any other person interested in the subject including those studying a recognised degree or diploma course whose application is approved. The subscription is £90 per annum (£25 if you are a student) Please go to the Join the ALA section of the website or contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk or on 07885 643341 for more information.

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