Public Law Update Seminar – Cardiff




Registration: 3.30 pm

Start time: 4.00 pm

Our Adminstrative and Public Law team would like to invite you a seminar covering recent developments in public law for practitioners in Wales. 

Members of Guildhall Chambers who have been appointed to the Welsh NPS and will be covering the following dueing the seminar



Louise Jones: Recent developments in administrative law in WalesLouise Jones will review a number of key administrative law decisions made in the last year or so which touch upon Wales directly or indirectly. She will examine inter alia interventions from the Welsh Ministers and significant cases concerning Welsh Local Authorities, and seek to assess the direction of travel in Welsh administrative law

Rhys Hadden: The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act: a review of the first yearOn 6 April 2016 the Social Services and Well-being Act (Wales) Act 2014 came into force creating a distinct and comprehensive social care legal jurisdiction in Wales. Rhys will set out the key provisions of the Act with a particular focus on the obligations owed to adults and children in need and their carers . His talk will also consider issues and challenges that may arise in connection with this new legislation following its implementation

Jorren Knibbe: Recent cases in public procurement
– EnergySolutions v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority [2017] UKSC 34 on procurement damages claims; and
– Bombardier v Merseytravel [2017] EWHC 726 (TCC) on confidentiality issues in procurement litigation

Drinks and Canapes


The conference is accredited with 1.5 CPD points (Training Reference 1383).


This seminar is free of charge to attend.


Terms and conditions
We reserve the right to vary the content, timetable, location or speakers; or to cancel the seminar totally in which case we will refund any payment made in respect of the cancelled conference. Neither the members of Guildhall Chambers nor the speakers will be liable by reason of breach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss incurred by any person acting or omitting to act in reliance upon material or presentation given at or in connection with the event. Please be advised that places are limited so please book early to guarantee a place. 

Confirmation of registration
If you have not received confirmation of your registration one week before the conference, please telephone 0117 930 9000 to confirm that your registration form has been received.

Substitute delegates
Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time – please telephone 0117 930 9000 to let us know the name of the substitute.

CPD Accreditation
Under the Law Society’s CPD scheme and the Bar Council’s New and Established Practitioners’ Programme the conference is accredited with 1.5 CPD points (Training reference:1383). The seminar will also contribute to CPD requirements under the terms of the ICAEW’s CPD policy.

If you have any questions about the seminar, or any other Guildhall Chambers events, please contact the Marketing Team on 0117 930 9000 or [email protected].

Sign up

To be kept up-to-date with our latest news and future events, please complete the short form.



For help or advice please call 0117 930 9000 or complete the form below.

A member of the clerking team will help you resolve your request.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Frequently asked questions



Portfolio Builder

Select the expertise that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Title Type CV Email

Remove All


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)