Publications: Blogs

 

Blog from the Chair of the Website & Marketing Committee – new website

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often“ Winston Churchill’s words could be adopted as the motto of the PLA’s Website & Marketing Committee (WMC). Sarah Debenham (nee Beck), Charlotte Ross, Paul Barker, Mark Reading, Lara Nayman, Alison Hardy, Mary Block and I have collectively spent the last 18 months or […]

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Blog from the Chair – revising the Association’s Articles

Your PLA executive committee and subcommittees have been working hard to revise the articles of the Association. Why, you might ask? Well, the reasons are: The Association has grown hugely – both in the number of members and the extent of national coverage. There are now new regions and more JPLA and other events happening […]

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Post-conference Blog from the Chair, Alison Hardy

Blog from the PLA Chair, Alison Hardy March 2017 The 2017 Annual PLA conference and dinner was a resounding success and my thanks and congratulations go to your Education & Trainee Committee (Ben Barrison, Kate Andrews, Rebecca Biggin, Richard Flenley, Scott Goldstein, Benjamin Hatton, Jonathan Hibberts, Simone Ketchell, Nick Lloyd, Lara Nyman and Rob Shaw) for […]

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2017 PLA Conference – Blog from the Education and Training Committee

PLA Conference – Blog from the Education & Training Committee We are looking forward to welcoming delegates to the PLA’s Annual Conference on 23 and 24 March 2017 at Keble College, Oxford.  Once again, the Conference has nearly sold out and a full list of delegates attending can be found here. The line-up of speakers […]

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Blog from the PLA Regions Co-ordinator – Martin Edwards. Jan 2017

BLOG FROM THE PLA REGIONS CO-ORDINATOR If, like me, you’ve already broken your New Year’s resolution to get fitter and healthier – don’t despair.   Remember your PLA annual membership still provides you with far greater benefits than you’ll ever get from your local gym. We now have more training, law reform and networking events […]

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Blog from the outgoing Chair – Keith Conway – November 2016

PLA BLOG FROM THE DEPARTING CHAIR – November 2016 It is 8 months since my last Blog and others/committee chairs have since blogged. This Thursday evening at the The Ironmongers’ Hall, (Shaftesbury Place, Barbican) we have the Annual Dinner, preceded by our AGM at 7pm – be there or be square! My year – which […]

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Blog from the Education and Training Committee – October 2016

Blog from the PLA Education & Training Committee We are looking forward to welcoming delegates to the PLA’s Autumn Training Day on 3 November 2016 at The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London.  Once again, the Autumn Training Day has nearly sold out. This year, the line-up of speakers is excellent (again) and […]

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Blog from the Chair of the PLA Law Reform Committee – August 2016

BLOG  FROM  THE  CHAIR  OF  THE  PLA  LAW  REFORM  COMMITTEE The  PLA  Law  Reform  Committee  is certainly  not  short  of projects.  Proposals  for the  reform  of the  civil  courts  and   areas of  the  law  with  which  our  members  are concerned  are being  made  at  an  ever  increasing  rate  and   emanate  from  a  variety of sources. […]

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PLA Blog from Simone Ketchell, Chair of the Education and Training Committee

PLA Blog – April 2016 Blog from Simone Ketchell, Chair of the PLA’s Education and Training Committee. 2016 Conference I am delighted to once again be welcoming delegates to the PLA Annual Conference being held at Keble College, Oxford. This year’s conference boasts an exceptional list of brilliant speakers discussing key topics of interest for […]

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