Meeting of the Private Client Group – 20 March 2013

You are warmly invited to the next meeting of the Private Client Group, which will take place on Wednesday 20 March 2013, 5.30pm – 7pm at Thomas Eggar LLP, The Corn Exchange, Baffins Lane, Chichester, PO19 1GE. The Private Client Group is a forum for members working in Private Client to meet and discuss relevant […]

Chichester and District Law Society announces new season of CPD courses

In conjunction with CLT we are pleased to be able to announce the new series of CPD courses available here in Chichester which includes Tricky Conveyancing Transactions, Commercial Property Update, Wills and Probate Update and Family Law Update. To find out more information on the courses on offer and how to book click here

Foundation Dinner and AGM – 22 November 2013

The Foundation Dinner will be held at for 7.30pm for 7.45pm on Friday 22nd November 2013 at Vicars’ Hall, Cathedral Green, Chichester Cathedral (following The Society’s Annual General Meeting which will take place at The Alexandra Room in the Cathedral Cloisters at 6.30pm). There will be a drinks reception in the eastern arm of the […]

The Chichester and District Law Society year 2012

As I prepare to chair the final committee meeting of the year, I cannot quite believe how fast the year has gone by. It has been an eventful year. Over the course of the last twelve months, a lot has been achieved. At the start of the year, we held a very successful annual dinner […]

Proposed change to membership criteria of the Society

At our committee meeting on 11th September 2012, it was agreed that we would to put forward proposals for opening up the membership of the Society to our members. In light of the changes to the profession brought about by the introduction of alternative business structures, it was felt appropriate that the membership of the […]

Private Client Sub-Committee Inaugural Meeting/Drinks Evening 21 November 2012

Private Client Sub-Committee Inaugural Meeting/Drinks Evening The Society is setting up a Private Client Sub-Committee to provide a forum for members working in Private Client to meet and discuss relevant issues. The Society invites all members working in Private Client to a drinks evening at “Vintage” (previously known as No.12) 12-14 Westgate, Chichester, PO19 3EU […]

The Local Law Societies Conference – hear the Law Society President speak in Sussex

Following the success of our first conference in 2011, the Law Societies of Sussex and West Kent invite you to register for Conference 2012. This is a rare opportunity to listen, learn and question those at the highest levels on all the live issues affecting solicitors, their firms and the wider legal profession. This is […]

Elderly Client 2012 Update (5 hours’ CPD) 2 October 2012

Elderly Client Update 2012 (5 CPD hours) 2 October 2012 This course covers recent case law, new and pending legislation. Advice for elderly clients is a rapidly changing area of expertise and covers a wide range of subjects including rapidly changing case law, property, LPAs, Court of Protection, care funding (Local Authority and NHS) and […]

Conveyancing Update 2012 – 22 October 2012 (5 hours’ CPD)

Conveyancing Update 2012 (5 CPD hours) 22 October 2012 This course has become widely regarded as being ‘unmissable’ by the many conveyancers who attend year-in and year-out. This essential update for all residential property practitioners includes the topics listed below, together with an analysis of the implications for practice. In each case a brief review […]

President’s news – New Conveyancing sub-committee

At the first main committee meeting of the year on 18th January 2012, a lot of discussion took place in relation to developments in the conveyancing field. HSBC have recently announced that their mortgage work will only be undertaken by solicitors on a panel which is limited to 43 firms across the country. Members of […]