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.

ALA North East
Friday 1 February 2019

The ALA North East Group will be holding their next Seminar on Friday, 1 February.

Full details and a booking form will be published shortly.

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

ALA Starter for Ten 2019
Tuesday 26 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019

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 deals with relevant litigation aspects.

The 2019 Starter for Ten will be held on 26 to 28 February 2019 at the Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick.

Please click here for the 2019 Prospectus and Enrolment Form.

Please note that it is a requirement of the course that those attending are full members of the Association.

UPDATE 7 DECEMBER – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. PLEASE CONTACT MIKE HOLLAND AT mike.holland@ala.org.uk IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PUT YOUR NAME ON OUR RESERVE LIST.

 

ALA Annual General Meeting & Annual Dinner 2019
Thursday 7 March 2019

Full details will be published in September 2018.

Time : 6pm to 10pm

ALA Council
Thursday 7 March 2019

The next quarterly meeting of the Council of the Association will take place on Thursday, 7 March.

ALA/WS Society Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture 2019 – Edinburgh
Friday 7 June 2019

The ALA/WS Society 22nd Joint Annual Conference on Agriculture will take place on Friday, 7 June 2019 at the Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh.

Full details of the Conference timetable and speakers will be published early in the New Year.

Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend.

 

Time : 9am to 4pm

European Council for Rural Law – XXX Congress of Agricultural Law
Wednesday 18 September 2019 - Saturday 21 September 2019

The European Council for Rural Law (‘CEDR’) will be holding their 30th bi-annual Congress in Poznan, Poland on 18 to 21 September 2019.

The CEDR Congress delivers three Commissions during the Congress on matters of practice affecting members across Europe and the full Commission Papers will be circulated once these are available.

If any Member is interested in attending the Congress, please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk 

ALA Fellowship 2019
Monday 30 September 2019 - Wednesday 2 October 2019

ALA Fellowship 2019 – Part I (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The first session will be held on 30 September to 2 October 2019 (inclusive).

The second session will be held on 15 and 16 October 2019.

The examination will be held at The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2LP on Wednesday, 6 November 2019.

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered as Full Members since at least 1st April 2018. 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, Lovatt & Nott, Worcestershire
Kate Theophilus, FALA – Solicitor, Stephens Scown, Exeter

CPD: >16 hours

Places are limited to 20.

The 2019 Prospectus and Enrolment Form will be posted here in Spring 2019.  If you would like to register your interest in taking the course please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk.

ALA Fellowship 2019
Tuesday 15 October 2019 - Wednesday 16 October 2019

ALA Fellowship 2019 – Part II (Members only)
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

The first session will be held on 30 September to 2 October 2019 (inclusive).

The second session will be held on 15 and 16 November 2019.

The examination will be held at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2LP on Wednesday, 6 November 2019.

This course and examination are available only to those who have been registered as Full Members since at least 1st April 2019. 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, Lovatt & Nott, Worcestershire
Kate Theophilus, FALA – Solicitor, Stephens Scown, Exeter

CPD: >16 hour

Places are limited to 20.

The 2019 Prospectus and Enrolment Form will be posted here in Spring 2019.  If you would like to register your interest in taking the course please contact Mike Holland at mike.holland@ala.org.uk.

ALA Fellowship 2019 – Exam
Wednesday 6 November 2019

The Fellowship exam will be held at The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London.

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm