How Does the UK Legal System Work
"I really enjoyed the course and found it very useful. I would certainly recommend it. In a sense, we were lucky in that because of Covid, we had a small group and were able to focus very much on areas that were of direct relevance to our work interests".
As the United Kingdom consist of four countries, there are laws that applies throughout the UK while some applies only in one, two, or three countries. Civil servants and public sector staff would benefit from having better understanding on the legal context they work in. Legal concepts that usually found in policy work, project delivery or contract management can be difficult to understand for those without professional legal qualifications.
This virtual training is designed to demystify technical concepts and explain to participants in simple terms. Participants can then carry out their duties with confidence knowing how the legal system work and especially how they can work with their legal team if required.
How Does the UK Legal System Work is a vital online course within our Law & Legal Awareness series. At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
This virtual course is designed for civil servants and public sector staff who have no prior professional legal qualifications.
10:00 - 16:00
£495 + VAT
Zoom or MS Teams
30 November 2021 Book7
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Daniel Greenberg CB is a lawyer specialising in legislation and the legislative process. He has 30 years experience in the private and public sectors dealing with legislation. He was a Parliamentary Counsel for 20 years; he is now an officer in the House of Commons, and a writer, trainer and adviser.Read Bio
Daniel Greenberg CB is a lawyer specialising in legislation and the legislative process. He has 30 years experience in the private and public sectors dealing with legislation. He was a Parliamentary Counsel for 20 years; he is now an officer in the House of Commons, and a writer, trainer and adviser.
In August 2016 he was appointed Counsel for Domestic Legislation in the House of Commons. He also serves as the General Editor of Westlaw UK Annotated Statutes and Topics Encyclopaedia.
He drafts primary and subordinate legislation in the UK, and has provided drafting and training services in Albania, Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Georgia, Sri Lanka, the Solomon Islands and elsewhere. He is also the Editor of Craies on Legislation (2004, 2008, 2012, 2017), Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary (2000, 2006, 2012, 2016) and Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (2010, 2015, 2019), the Editor in Chief of the Statute Law Review, the Editor of Halsbury’s Laws on Statutes, and a contributing editor to the Oxford English Dictionary.
His book Laying Down the Law was published by Thomson Reuters in 2009. His Statutes for Students - a short guide to reading and applying legislation - was published in January 2019. He is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, a teaching faculty member of the legislative drafting course of Athabasca University, an Associate Research Fellow of the Law Faculty of Bar Ilan University, a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research at the University of St Andrews, a Director of the Constitution Reform Group, a Fellow of the Bingham Institute for the Rule of Law and a Council Member of the Statute Law Society.
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