We present a number of public courses throughout the year which are designed to meet popular demand. We also currently provide Lexcel training on behalf of the Law Society. In addition, we offer bespoke training courses which are designed by the client and our expert team.
As of 1 November 2014, the SRA ceased to accredit all training providers, including DG Legal, for CPD purposes. As a result, our courses can no longer be accredited. Solicitors are permitted to continue to use DG Legal as a means to evidence that they have attended professional training as part of the SRA’s new competence based scheme.
2016/17 public Training Courses
A GUIDE TO LEGAL AID AGENCY AUDITING
DG Legal is pleased to offer half-day courses for crime and civil legal aid providers on the LAA’s approach to auditing providers.
Over the past year, we have been inundated with questions and complaints about how the LAA is auditing its providers. To address providers’ concerns, we have decided to devise a course with comprehensive course materials about LAA auditing – the different types of audits and their approach to auditing. Influenced by the LAA’s internal guidance we aim for providers to be in a similar position as LAA staff by increasing their knowledge and skills about the audit process. The event will focus on the common errors that providers make and will offer numerous helpful tips.
Co-written and presented by Steve Keeling and David Gilmore, we believe that this is the most comprehensive course about legal aid audits written to date. It will help providers to minimise the chance of receiving a Contract Notice and/or having to pay monies back to the LAA.
Civil – 27 Feb 2017: 10.00 – 13.00
Crime – 27 Feb 2017: 14.00 – 17.00
Civil – 28 Feb 2017: 10.00 – 13.00
Crime – 28 Feb 2017: 14.00 – 17.00
Civil – 1 Mar 2017: 10.00 – 13.00
Crime – 1 Mar 2017: 14.00 – 17.00
£199 plus VAT per delegate for a half day course
(A discount may be available for retainer clients – please contact us for confirmation of eligibility)
For more information, please see DG Legal’s Guide to LAA Auditing Course Information and booking details
To reserve a place on the course, please visit: http://dglegal.eventbrite.co.uk/
Other courses we periodically provide
Quality Assurance & Compliance
The SRA Code of Conduct 2011
Specialist Quality Mark
Equality & Diversity
LegAl Aid Agency
Legal Aid Audit Survival Guide
Supervision & Managing Performance
Managing a Legal Aid Contract
LAA Contract Policy Compliance
SRA Management Course Stage 1
SRA Management Course Stage 2
Business Strategy & Marketing
Bespoke Training Courses
If there are a number of people in your organisation who require training on a particular subject, we are usually able to provide an in-house CPD training course at a cost effective rate. We are usually able to tailor the training courses to meet your specific requirements.
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