Events

Booking details

With occasional exceptions, ALA events are open to all professionals with an interest in the subject. A restricted event will be indicated as such in the Calendar of Events. If you would like to attend any unrestricted ALA event, please e-mail Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk or telephone 07885 643341. Mike will be pleased to give you further information. CPD hours are available at all ALA events unless stated.

ALA North West
Thursday 4 May 2017

ALA North West

Seminar on Fracking and tour of Brockholes Nature Reserve

ALA is pleased to invite you to the next meeting of its North West group to be held at the Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0AG.

 

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Time : 12.45pm

Cost : £36 per person (£30 plus VAT) including lunch and all refreshements

ALA Northern Ireland
Thursday 4 May 2017

ALA is pleased to invite you to the next meeting of its Northern Ireland group on Thursday, 4 May 2017 at the Tullylagan Hotel, Cookstown, BT80 9AZ.

THE FUTURE OF LAND TENURE IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Speakers:

John Gilliland, Expert Working Group Chairman, Agri-Food Strategy Board (Sustainable Agricultural Land Management Strategy)

Jeremy Moody, Secretary & Adviser, CAAV

Barclay Bell, President, Ulster Farmers Union

Roberta Simmons, President, Young Farmers Clubs of Ulster

 

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Time : 2pm - 5pm

Cost : £10 (incl. VAT) per ALA member and £60 (incl. VAT) per non-member

ALA Hereford, Worcestershire & Shropshire
Thursday 18 May 2017

ALA is pleased to invite you to the next meeting of its Hereford, Worcestershire and Shropshire Group

Mawley Town Farm, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire. DY14 8PJ

 

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Time : 5pm

Cost : £15 (incl. VAT) per person

ALA North East
Friday 26 May 2017

Garthorne Farm, Archdeacon Newton, Darlington, DL1 1NL

ALA is pleased to invite you to the next meeting of its North East group, to be held at the Garthorne Farm on Friday, 26 May 2017.

Please note that places are limited to 30 only.

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Time : 3pm

ALA/WS Society Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture 2017
Friday 2 June 2017

ALA/WS Society 20th Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture
Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh

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ALA Central England
Wednesday 7 June 2017

Camgrain Stratford APC, The Old Aerodrome, Atherstone-upon-Stour, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 8BE

ALA is pleased to invite you to the next meeting of its Central England group, to be held at the Camgrain’s APC facility at Atherstone-upon-Stour on Wednesday, 7 June 2017.

The event will include a presentation from Camgrain’s management team followed by a tour of the site.

 

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Time : 8.30am for 9am start (finish 11am) - breakfast buns and refreshments will be provided.

Cost : £10 per person (incl. VAT)

ALA Wales
Tuesday 13 June 2017

The Senedd, Harbour Drive, Cardiff, CF99 1NA

Event information and a booking form will be available shortly

Time : tbc

CEDR Congress 2017, Lille
Thursday 21 September 2017 to Saturday 23 September 2017

The next CEDR Congress (European Council for Rural Law) will be held in Lille.
Further details will be published in due course.

ALA Fellowship 2017 – Pt I
Monday 16 October 2017 to Wednesday 18 October 2017

ALA Fellowship 2017 – Part I (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The first of two residential sessions leading to the Fellowship of the ALA. The second session will be held on 31 October & 1 November 2017.

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered since at least 1st April 2016. This programme provides additional training in those areas of law relevant to rural practice in all professions and which are not taught at institutional level or in the various professional qualification courses. For those candidates who pass the examination, it will also provide a badge of excellence.

Tutors:
Nerys Llewelyn Jones, FALA – Solicitor, AgriAdvisor, Carmarthenshire
Ben Williams, FALA – Rural Land Surveyor, Elms Estate Office, North Devon
Jarred Wright, FALA – Solicitor, Roythornes, Spalding
Daniel Lovatt, FALA – Chartered Surveyor, Halls, Kidderminster
Kate Theophilus, FALA – Solicitor, Stephens Scown, Exeter

CPD: >16 hours

Bookings to open late Spring 2017

Cost : tbc

ALA Fellowship 2017 – Pt II
Tuesday 31 October 2017 to Wednesday 1 November 2017

ALA Fellowship 2017 – Part II (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The second of two residential sessions leading to the Fellowship of the ALA. The first session will be held on 16-18 October 2017.

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered since at least 1st April 2016. This programme provides additional training in those areas of law relevant to rural practice in all professions and which are not taught at institutional level or in the various professional qualification courses. For those candidates who pass the examination, it will also provide a badge of excellence.

Tutors:

Nerys Llewelyn Jones, FALA – Solicitor, AgriAdvisor, Carmarthenshire
Ben Williams, FALA – Rural Land Surveyor, Elms Estate Office, North Devon
Jarred Wright, FALA – Solicitor, Roythornes, Spalding
Daniel Lovatt, FALA – Chartered Surveyor, Halls, Kidderminster
Kate Theophilus, FALA – Solicitor, Stephens Scown, Exeter

CPD: >16 hours

Bookings to open late Spring 2017.

Cost : tbc