11KBW Education Bill Seminar on 21st March 2011

February 22nd, 2011 by Panopticon Blog

Members from the 11KBW Education Group will be speaking on the new Education Bill which was introduced into the House of Commons on Wednesday 26 January 2011. The Bill is an important step in implementing the Government’s education reform programme which seeks to create an education system that delivers higher standards for all children.

Topics covered at the seminar;

· School discipline

· Part 5 – repeals etc

· Regulatory changes

· Academies

Speakers will be Tim Kerr QC, Peter Oldham QC, Clive Sheldon and Edward Capewell.

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, London EC4 6DB

Date: Monday 21st March 2011 from 9.30am -1pm (registration from 9am)

The seminar is free of charge and CPD accredited

 To book your place on our Education Bill Seminar, please email Claire Halas – Claire.Halas@11kbw.com


11KBW speak at the LGG Education Conference

November 1st, 2010 by Panopticon Blog

On 9th November 2010 Tim Kerr QC, will be chairing the LGG Annual Education Law Conference. The day is to be held at the Royal College of Surgeons, London and is an essential legal update for Heads of Legal and all Lawyers involved in Education Law. James Cornwell will provide a comprehensive Case Law Update, Tim Kerr QC will provide an insight into the current legislation and the outlook for the future, James Goudie QC will discuss the Equality Act, Nigel Giffin QC will discuss Education Staff matters in misconduct, discipline and access to children, Joanne Clement with provide a SEN update and a case study featuring Peter Oldham QC, Rachel Kamm and Edward Capewell focusing on discipline and Information Rights.  There will also be an opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with the expert panel of speakers.

For more information regarding the conference go to https://www.lgg.org.uk/training/education-and-childrens-services/744


11KBW Academies Seminar, 21st July 2010

July 21st, 2010 by Panopticon Blog

James Goudie QC chaired the 11KBW Academies Seminar at the Crowne Plaza, which was attended by over 100 different firms and local authorities.

Peter Oldham QC gave his paper on the Academies Bill – click here to download paper

Clive Sheldon spoke on the Academies Bill. Public Law constraints; admissions, exclusions, special needs – click here to download his paper.

Holly Stout spoke on the Academies Bill; Governance, Property, Staff and Procurement – click here to download her paper