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Public Sector Annual Conference

Who should attend

Eversheds Sutherland is delighted to invite you to attend our Public Sector Group Conference in London and Leeds.

Synopsis

This free half day conference will start with an update on Brexit. Given the uncertainties of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations we are then looking at some hot topics we have seen in the public sector over the last 12 months.

An overview of what will be covered is outlined below.

Programme

09:45 Registration
10:00 Introduction
10:10 Brexit - Where are we now - This session will look at where we are now and what does the future relationship between the UK and the EU look like? What are the implications for the Public Sector?
10:40 Inquiries Inquiries established by public sector bodies, how far can they go without statutory powers? An overview of how public sector bodies can set up non-statutory independent inquiries and how they can fulfil their terms of reference without the powers of compulsion of a statutory inquiry.
11:10 Break
11:20 Pensions Update on latest developments - An update on the latest developments on public sector pensions including age discrimination challenges and the new guidance on Fair Deal.
11:50 Data Security Breaches - Examining the risks and trends - A session focussed on the risk and trends in this highly topical and developing area including providing practical hints, tips and risk mitigation strategies.
12:20 Konexo Legal team of the future – driving efficiency through innovation. The legal landscape is evolving at pace. In-house legal functions are under increasing pressure to create innovative solutions to better serve their internal stakeholders and continue do more with less. This session will examine the strategies that in-house functions are developing to meet these demands including the role of legal technology, the use of alternative legal service providers and the new and different skill sets within legal teams.
12:40 Lunch

Bridgette Wilcox
Head of Public Sector

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