About the Scottish Paralegal Association

CPD Opportunities

Please note the following CPD Courses which are available:-

Law Society of Scotland

The Law Society of Scotland

UPDATE Invitation to CPD Events. Please check for CPD opportunities near you.  Click here for details.

Revenue Scotland - Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Roadshow

Revenue Scotland will hold a series of roadshow events on Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). These will take place across Scotland from late January through February.


The purpose of the event is to provide those people with an active role in making LBTT returns with useful information ahead of the implementation of LBTT on 1 April.


Details of the events, and how to register are available here:


CPD North

CPD North

Seminars for Winter 2015 held at Atholl Hotel, 54 Kings Gate, Aberdeen click here for details and booking form.

Glasgow Bar Association

Glasgow Bar Association

GBA are pleased to announce that Paralegals can now obtain training from our first class CPD/TCPD programme at a much reduced rate. See our events page for further details.

Society of Adocates in Aberdeen

The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen

Affordable lunch hour CPD sessions open to non-members. Click here for details.

Professional CLT Training

Professional CLT Training

CLT Scotland offers high quality CPD training by conference, seminars and interactive online webinars across all legal practice areas. Registered Paralegals and SPA Members are invited to attend these events at special discounted rates. Click here for details or contact Melanie Taylor on 0141 225 6706 or via melanie.taylor@clt-scotland.co.uk.

First Scottish

First Scottish

Seminar - Tuesday 27th September, 2011 - Avonbridge Hotel, Carlisle Road, Hamilton

Registration 5.30 - 6 pm

Seminar 6 - 8 pm

Please contact lorna.mccafferty@gmail.com for more information or to register an interest in attending this event.

Compass Chambers Annual Inverness Conference 2012

Compass Chambers' Annual Conference will take place on Friday 8 June 2012 at the Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness. The conference offers 3 hours CPD and is FREE click here for details.

The Royal Faculty of Procurators

High quality day and evening seminars with special reduced rates for paralegals.  Click here for programme details and booking. 

The Paisley Snail

Who then in law is my neighbour? Donoghue v Stevenson: 80 years on

An International Conference will be taking place on May 25 & 26, 2012, to mark the exact 80th anniversary of Lord Atkin's judgment.

University of the West of Scotland, Renfrewshire Law Centre, the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates, will host the Major International Conference of the decade in Paisley, the locus delicti, to examine, discuss and celebrate eighty years of the law of tort, negligence and delict.

What was the decision in this most famous case of all time? Why was it so important? How has the law developed since then? What does the future hold? And was it really a snail in the bottle?

Click here for details.

Millar & Bryce

Millar & Bryce are holding a seminar at the Faculty of Advocates, Concert Court, Broad Street, Aberdeen on Wednesday 2 May 2012 at 5.30pm.  To register your attendance please contact Norman.Hall@millar-byrce.com

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Top quality, competitively priced Legal CPD

The University of Glasgow have an excellent package for members of the SPA and LSSRP, namely £150 per 10 hour CPD package.

Individual courses will be charged at the advertised rate of £40 per two hour session.

For details of courses please click here.

Hays & Brodies LLP Credit Seminar - 19th June, 2012

Hays Credit Management is delighted to invite you to our complimentary Credit Seminar where you will hear from credit specialists within the Industry.

Click here for details.

The Firm

The Firm is delighted to announce its first wave of seminar events for the legal profession. These are designed to be accessible and of interest to paralegals

Click here for details of the upcoming 10 events

Click here for the  booking forms.

Professional CLT Training

CLT Online Ethics Webinar session on Tuesday, 25th September 2012

One hour with half an hour for questions will provide 1.5 CPD hours to find out more and book your place click here

Glasgow Bar Association

Glasgow Bar Association

The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow and the Glasgow Bar Association are delighted to be jointly hosting a full-day Personal Injury Conference.

“The" Personal Injury Conference 2013 - (6 Hours CPD / TCPD). Friday 11th October. Please click here for more details.

Hastie Stable - Faculty of Advocates

Hastie Stable - Faculty of Advocates

6 Sheriffdoms Seminar – Lothian & Borders
Friday 20 September 2013  -  Queen Anne Room, Edinburgh Castle
10.00a.m. – 4.00p.m. 5 hours' C.P.D.
Reduced rates for paralegals, please contact Susan Hastie:susan.hastie@advocates.org.uk; Tel. 0131 260 5654.

Click here for more details.

MBL Seminars Scotland

MBL Seminars – Scotland

MBL have a wide range of events taking place this year, including seminars, conferences and webinars devised specifically for lawyers and paralegals based in Scotland.

Visit www.mblseminars.com/scotland for details or contact Lucy Jones by telephone on 0161 793 0984 or via email at lucy@mblseminars.com quoting reference SPA15.

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