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 us at enquiries@ala.org.uk or telephone 07885 643341. CPD hours are available at all ALA events unless stated.

Joint ALA/Essex Agricultural Valuers Association Seminar
Thursday 15 February 2018

The ALA will be holding its annual Joint Seminar with the Essex Agricultural Valuers Association on 15 February 2018 at the Essex YFC Headquarters, Chatham Green, Essex, CM3 3LQ.

Our speaker will be Jason Beedall, Partner at Strutt & Parker who will highlight the opportunities and factors relating to Payments for Eco-System Services.

Doors will open 5pm with coffee on arrival.

The seminar will provide 1 hour CPD.

For those that wish to join us we will then retire to The Castle at Great Leighs . Attendees can purchase their own food from the bar menu afterwards.

To confirm your attendance please email Paul Walker, Secretary EAVA at p.walker@wnott.co.uk

 

 

Time : 5pm

Cost : No charge

ALA AGM & ANNUAL DINNER 2018
Thursday 1 March 2018

The Annual General Meeting and Annual Dinner will be held on 1 March 2018 at the Army & Navy Club, 36 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5JN.

The formal AGM Notice and a booking form for the Annual Dinner will be circulated to all Members in January.

The AGM will commence at 6pm with the Annual Dinner to follow at 7pm.

 

ALA South Midlands
Tuesday 6 March 2018

The next meeting of the ALA South Midlands Group will be on Tuesday, 6 March.

Details will be published here shortly.

Time : tbc

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

Starter for Ten

ALA’s residential training course Starter for Ten gives a basic introduction for trainees and the newly qualified in those elements of the law which are relevant to rural business advice.

Land law and tenancies are covered as are the Common Agricultural Policy and other features of European law which impact the sector. Tax and trusts are dealt with insofar as they affect farming and rural businesses and the course also details the relevant litigation aspects.

The 2018 Starter for Ten will be held on 13 to 15 March 2018.

If you have any queries, please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk

 

Click here for the Prospectus and Enrolment Form

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

ALA Wales
Tuesday 19 June 2018

The Wales Regional Group will be holding an event at The Senedd, Cardiff Bay on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 kindly hosted by Nick Ramsey, AM.

The event topic will be the new Land Transaction Tax which takes effect in Wales on 1 April 2018 and our speaker will be Judge John Brooks, First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber).

The event will be hosted over lunch and will provide attendees with an opportunity to meet with Welsh Assembly members who will also be present.

Full details will be published in the New Year.

Time : 12noon to 1.30pm

ALA Fellowship 2018
Tuesday 16 October 2018 - Thursday 18 October 2018

ALA Fellowship 2018 – Part I (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The first session will be held on 16 to 18 October 2018.

The second session will be held on 30 and 31 October 2018.

The examination will be held at The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2LP on Tuesday, 13 November 2018.

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered as Full Members since at least 1st April 2017. 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

The 2018 Prospectus and Enrolment Form will be available in March 2018.  However, please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk if you would like to register your interest.  Places are limited to 20.

Cost : tbc

ALA Fellowship 2018
Tuesday 30 October 2018 - Wednesday 31 October 2018

ALA Fellowship 2018 – Part II (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The first session will be held on 16 to 18 October 2018.

The second session will be held on 30 and 31 October 2018.

The examination will be held at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2LP on Tuesday, 13 November 2018

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered as Full Members since at least 1st April 2017. 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 hour

The 2018 Prospectus and Enrolment Form will be available in March 2018.  However, please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk to register your interest at an early stage.  Places are limited to 20.