Continuing professional development
Select CPD Courses
We work with Suffolk and North Essex Law Society (SNELS) to deliver an
annual programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for
These events feature high-calibre speakers, who provide an expert focus
on a range of legal topics, and are extremely popular with law firms across
Each lecture carries three CPD points and is accredited by the
Solicitor’s Regulation Authority, the Bar Standards Board, the Institute of
Legal Executives and the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
All Select CPD Courses are based at our University's
Colchester Campus and last three hours.
Next CPD Course
A Practical Overview for Non-Planning Professionals
Anna Russell, LSR Solicitors & Planning Consultants.
15 March 2017 (2.15-5.15pm)
This session comprises an overview into the main aspects of the planning process, providing practical guidance for non-planning professionals
- Development and the need for planning permission
- Permitted Development; GPDO; Article 4 Directions
- Express permissions; full and outline
- Lawful development: 4/10 year rules, concealed development, CLD applications
Fees and booking
- SNELS members £95
- Non-SNELS members £150
- Discounts for multiple bookings are available.
Completed booking forms and enquiries about our CPD courses should be
Penny Castagnino, our External CPD Coordinator at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone 01206 872762.
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provides a comprehensive legal training over a concentrated two-year period.
LLB Law (Senior Status) is a 'qualifying' law degree and allows you to pass
onto the professional stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister.
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Our Human Rights Centre is a global leader in human rights research, practice and education.
The Centre was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2010 in recognition of its work.