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 Wales
Tuesday 12 September 2017

The Wales Regional Group will be holding a seminar with St John’s Chambers on Tuesday, 12 September.

Full details and a booking form will be available shortly.

Cost : tbc

29th CEDR European Congress of Rural Law
Thursday 21 September 2017 to Saturday 23 September 2017

The 29th CEDR European Congress of Rural Law will be held in Lille on Thursday, 21 to Saturday, 23 September 2017.

Agriculture & Competition

Commission I   – Competition Rules in Agriculture

Commission II  – Agricultural Competitiveness: Drivers and Obstacles in National Law

Commission III – Significant Current Developments in Rural Law

Click here for the full Congress Programme and booking details

ALA South Central
Wednesday 11 October 2017

The next meeting of the South Central regional group will take place on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at the offices of Moore Blatch, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh, Southampton with speakers from Tanfield Chambers.

Tanfield Chambers will be covering relevant topics of interest to members and further details will be available shortly.

Time : 5.30pm to 8pm

Cost : tbc

Joint ALA/Essex Agricultural Valuers Association Seminar
Thursday 12 October 2017

We are pleased to be hosting our annual joint seminar with the Essex Agricultural Valuers Association on Thursday, 12 October 2017 at the EYFC Centre, Whitbreads Farm Lane, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, CM3 3LQ.

Further details will be available shortly.

Time : tbc

Cost : tbc

ALA Fellowship 2017
Monday 16 October 2017 to Wednesday 18 October 2017

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

The first session will be held on 16 to 18 October 2017.

The second session will be held on 31 October and 1 November 2017.

The examination will be held on Thursday, 16 November 2017 at The Law Society, London

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, they will be awarded the Fellowship of the ALA.

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

Click here for the 2017 Prospectus and Enrolment Form

Cost : tbc

ALA Fellowship 2017
Tuesday 31 October 2017 to Wednesday 1 November 2017

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

The first session will be held on 16 to 18 October 2017.

The second session will be held on 31 October and 1 November 2017.

The examination will be held on Thursday, 16 November 2017 at The Law Society, London

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, they will be awarded the Fellowship of the ALA.

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

Click here for the 2017 Prospectus and Enrolment Form

ALA Autumn Conference
Thursday 23 November 2017

The Association’s Autumn Conference will be held at Eynsham Hall, Witney, Oxfordshire on Thursday, 23 November 2017.

Full details and booking information will be available shortly.

Cost : tbc

ALA Fellowship Dinner
Thursday 23 November 2017

The Association will be holding its Fellowship Dinner and Keynote Address on 23 November 2017 to follow the Autumn Conference at Eynsham Hall, Witney, Oxfordshire.

This is event is for Fellows of the Association only and details will be available shortly.

Time : 6pm to 10pm

Cost : tbc

ALA Starter for Ten 2018
Tuesday 13 March 2018 to Thursday 15 March 2018

The Radcliffe Conference Centre, The University of Warwick
Full details of the 2018 Course will be published in Autumn 2017.

If you would like to reserve a place on the 2018 Course, please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk

ALA/WS Society Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture 2018
Friday 1 June 2018

ALA/WS Society 21st Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture
Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh

Full details of the Conference will be announced in early 2018