NewTraining: Understanding the UK Legal System

Better understanding of governance, the structure and hierarchy of ministerial departments. I also got an overview of relevant legislation and the judicial process

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Now with the flexible option to be delivered in a virtual online classroom and soon to return, face to face training.

The UK legal system can seem overwhelmingly complicated and confusing for anyone who has not had a comprehensive introduction. For those that require an induction into the legal framework that underpins government in Britain, this programme offers an overview of the legal workings of the UK and will decode and demystify the key legal terms and concepts for anyone working in the Public Sector or Civil Service.

Key features:

  • The constitutional structure of the UK: Parliament, the Judiciary and Government 

  • Making legislation: legislative process, the common law devolution in the UK

  • The court and tribunal system and working effectively with your law

Designed for:

Delegates with no legal background who work with legal terminology and/or the legal system.

Learning outcomes:

Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of legal concepts, enabling them to navigate the legal environment that they work in. They will also be able to utilise the legal resources available to them.



10:00 - 16:30


£595 + VAT


St James’s Park, London


21 September 2020 Book8

Lead Trainer

Daniel Greenberg

Daniel Greenberg

Daniel is a lawyer specialising in legislation and the legislative process. He is currently a consultant at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and a legal adviser in the Office of the Speaker’s Counsel and House of Commons.

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Daniel Greenberg

Daniel Greenberg

Daniel Greenberg 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.

He is also the General Editor of Westlaw UK Annotated Statues and Insight Encyclopaedia, the Editor of Craies on Legislation, Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary and Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law and the Editor of the Statute Law Review

Daniel is an Associate Research Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London and has been involved in teaching projects for a range of legislation, Parliamentary and Governmental issues for several years in the UK and internationally.

Recently Daniel has been involved in training Members, Clerks and support staff of the National Assembly for Wales, as well as lawyers and policy officials of the Welsh Government, in legislative preparation and scrutiny.  He also works with Committees and staff of the Northern Ireland Assembly providing training in legislative scrutiny. 

Daniel’s international work in recent years has included training officials of the Attorney General’s Departments, carrying out a review of legislation for the Government of the Falkland Islands and drafted legislation for Gibraltar and Bermuda and providing further services in the Isle of Mann, Malaysia, Myanmar, South Georgia and elsewhere. 

In the UK, Daniel has drafted a number of private Members’ and private peers’ Bills, as well as drafting Bills and amendments for a range of pressure groups and commercial interests.

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