Doncaster Law Society - Training

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Professional Updates

Professional Training for our members by Practice Area often delivered by Barristers or Accredited Trainers

Soft Skills

Soft Skills

Skills aimed to improve your professional experience and work life balance , time management , communication or confidence skills


Compliance Training

The latest updates on compliance and your professional obligations delivered to you by experienced trainers

Our Latest Courses

Upcoming Training

No 5 Barristers Chambers – Costs Update:

28th January 2021 9.30am – 10.30am

This webinar will look at recent interesting cases and important developments in costs matters. The aim is to help practitioners comply with the Civil Procedure Rules and achieve the best outcomes in hearings relating to costs, including applications for relief from sanctions for late costs budgets. It will consider decisions regarding the extent of valid Part 36 Offers and reduction in costs for where the level of damages claimed are not awarded.


GroundSure Ask the Experts – Coal Mining Legacy and Property Transactions – 16th February 2021 11am – 11:45am

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This short session will delve into the risks posed by (current and) historic coal mining activity and how it can affect property purchases for your clients. A number of different property scenarios will be covered, an overview of the CON29M and new Groundsure Georisk suite of mining solutions will be provided, followed by a live Q&A session with Tom Harvey-James Mining Search Writer of Mining Searches UK and Nick Treble - Strategic Account Manager of Groundsure.


HM Courts & Tribunals Service Webinars:


Court Safety for Legal Professionals – 21st January 2021 5pm – 6pm

This webinar will provide information on the measures HMCTS has put in place to ensure the safety of our staff, judiciary and all who attend our courts and tribunal buildings; and to address the understandable concerns about safety at this critical juncture.


The Introduction of E-Filing – 27th January 2021 10am

A walkthrough session on the E-filing service that enables litigants in person and professional users to interact with courts online. The service will be available from 1st February 2021.

Landmark Chambers – An Update on Public Sector Pensions, Age Discrimination and the Fallout from McCloud v Lord Chancellor -

25th January 2021 5pm – 6pm

This webinar will look at the responsibilities and remedies available to resolve the discrimination issues emerging out of the significant decision of the Court of Appeal in McCloud v Lord Chancellor [2018] EWCA Civ 2844 which decided that the 2015 reforms to public sector pensions which de facto forced workers from legacy schemes into new schemes (but allowed others to remain in legacy schemes) were unlawful.


We offer a Full Programme of Training for Doncaster Lawyers which offers key Professional Training taking place virtually or in the Doncaster Area, for the convenience of our members . Non-members can access the courses but for a fee .

However, joining the Society couldn’t be easier and you can do so at a discounted rate via this site or in writing – see the join us page for more information .

All courses carry CPD points unless stated otherwise.

2 hour and 1.5 hour courses will include coffee/tea on arrival. Full day courses will include 2 breaks for coffee/tea and will include lunch.

In all instances courses, will begin with registration 30 minutes prior to the start of a course, i.e., when a course is scheduled to start at 3.00 pm, registration will be at 2.30 pm, for courses starting at 4.15 pm registration will be at 3.45 pm and for courses starting at 9.30am registration will be at 9.00 am.

Companies will be notified directly of any changes/updates to the above programme with amendments also being posted on the Doncaster & District Law Society website.

Cost: 2 hour Lectures are FREE for Solicitor Members of DDLS, Legal Executives and Trainee Solicitors and £50 for non members of DDLS.

Forthcoming Training Events

Soft Skills

Soft Skill Event - TBC

Details of our Next Soft Skills Event will be posted here when available


Compliance Event - TBC

Details of our next Compliance Training will be posted here when available

Interim Applications

30th November by Plowden Chambers

Why not join us today for discounted training fees