ARDL Seminar: 20 March 2017: Legal Services Regulation – The Impact of Brexit and the Changing Landscape

Legal Services Regulation – The Impact of Brexit and the Changing Landscape

Date: 20th March 2017 at 5.30pm

Venue: London – Fieldfisher LLP, 2 Swan Lane, EC4R 3TT

Speakers: Hugh Mercer QC and Richard Coleman QC

Chair: Iain Miller

The ARDL 2017 seminar series starts with examining the impact of Brexit on the legal services market and the other developments in this area. This highly topical subject is one which is at the top of the agenda for lawyers and regulators and is one in a series of Brexit and professional regulation seminars which ARDL will be running during 2017.

Hugh MercerQC is Chairman of the CCBE EU Lawyers Committee (, a committee which handles cross border regulatory issues affecting all EU Bars. He is also Chair of the Bar Council’s Brexit Committee. He will review the impact of Brexit on the regulation of legal services including the various European Directives which apply to the free movement of lawyers across the EU.

Richard Coleman QC has a broad commercial and regulatory practice, and has acted in some of the leading cases involving the discipline of solicitors. He will review the likely developments in legal services regulation and ethics over the coming year.

Iain Miller is a Partner in Kingsley Napley specialising in legal services regulation. He Vice-Chair of ARDL, General Editor of Cordery on Legal Services and co-author of Butterworth’s Guide to the Legal Services Act 2007.

There will be time for questions and discussion. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the seminar. Demand is expected to be high for this event so please register your interest as soon as possible.

Date: 20th March 2017

Venue –

Time: 5.30pm – Registration & tea/coffee;

6pm – 7.30pm – Seminar;

7.30pm – Refreshments

CPD: 1.5

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