SLS Annual Conference 2007

Durham University

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Durham Univ

Durham Conference
Practice, Profession & Ethics Subject Section


NB: Please note that this is a provisional programme and is subject to change. Printed copies of the final programme will be available in Durham.

Practice, Profession & Ethics : Group A - September 4th and 5th 2006

Details Updated: 28/08/2006.

Session 1: September 4th 14.00 - 15.30
1A   Karen Barton (GGSL) and Fiona Westwood (GGSL)  
       "Portfolios in Practice"
1B   Karen Barton (GGSL), Sefton Bloxham (Lancaster), Patricia McKellar (GGSL) and   Paul Maharg (GGSL)       Panel Discussion:
       "Rip, mix and learn: social software and professional legal education"

Session 2: September 4th 16.00 - 17.30
2A   Professor Alan Paterson (Strathclyde)  
       "Taxation of Lawyers’ Accounts" Keeping Solicitors to Account
2B   Nigel Duncan  (ICSL)
        "Catch them while you can: professional legal ethics on undergraduate courses". 

Session 3 September 5th 09.15 - 10.45
                                    Vocational Tutors’ Session
3A    Martin Hannibal (Staffordshire) and Lisa Mountford (Staffordshire)
   "The Philosophy and Approach to the Criminal Litigation Handbook published by OPU"     (including practical demonstration)    
3B      Panel Discussion   Chair Michael Petley (College of Law)
         “Current Issues in the Vocational Stage of Training”                      

Session 4 September 5th 14.00 - 15.30
4A     Professor Judith Willis (BPP), Chris Maguire (BPP), and Kara Irwin (BPP)
          "Professionalism: Myths and Aspirations"  
         This session, with three presenters, will last 90 minutes.