£54 – £132

CIPD NI Employment Law Conference 2018

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Hilton Hotel

Paradise Walk

Castle Upton Estate


BT39 0DD

United Kingdom

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With employment law constantly evolving, it can be difficult for organisations to keep up to date with current legislation. The second annual CIPD NI Employment Law Conference offers best-practice advice to reduce the risk to your organisation and help you manage all aspects of the employment relationship. Expert legal advisers will provide you with practical guidance to help save your organisation time and money. By attending this one-day conference, you will stay on top of the latest legislation and employment case law.

What topics will be covered?

During the CIPD Employment Conference, you will hear from a diverse range of speakers from local law firms including Worthingtons Solicitors, Pinsent Masons, Jones, Cassidy, Brett and Carson McDowell. A&L Goodbody will lead on a practical workshop session on Employee Staus. Some of the key areas covered during the conference will include:

  • GDPR

  • Case Law Update 2017

  • Dispute resolution

  • Gender pay gap

  • Employee Status

  • Northern Ireland Tribunals

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8:30 – 9:00 | Registration and Networking Coffee
Register and collect your badge, welcome pack and a coffee and get to know the other attendees, speakers and exhibitors.

9:00 - 9:05 | Welcome Remarks
Lynn Carson, Chair, CIPD Northern Ireland Branch

09:05 - 09:10 | A word from the sponsor - NIJobfinder

9:10 - 10:10 | GDPR | Gender Pay Gap
Paul Gillen, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Anna Flannigan, Litigation and Regulatory Solicitor at Pinsent Masons

10:10 - 11:00 | Top 5 asked employment law questions by HR Professionals

Louise McAloon, Partner, Worthingtons Solicitors

11:00 - 11:30 | Coffee and Exhibition Break

11:30 - 12:30 | 2017 Case Law Update

Maxine Orr, Partner, Worthingtons Solicitors

12:30 - 13:15 | Northern Ireland Tribunals - A Practical Guide for HR Professionals

Sarah Cochrane, Associate, Carson McDowell

13:15 - 14:15 | Lunch and Exhibition Time

14:15 - 15:15 | Workshop - Employee or not employee? That is the question…

Gareth Walls, Partner, A&L Goodbody

15:15 - 16:00 | Workplace Disputes

Ciara Fulton, Senior Partner, Jones, Cassidy, Brett

16:00 - 16:10 | Chairs Closing Remarks

16:15 | Conference Close

Offline Payments/Payment via Invoice

If you are unable to pay by credit or debit card and require an invoice please email us to book your place on the conference. Payment MUST be received ahead of the conference date.

If you're an organisation interested in supporting the Employment Law Conference please contact us here for sponsorship opportunities.

Joining instructions

Please make sure you're bringing your membership card on the day of the conference if you're a member or student. You will receive your badge, agenda and conference pack at the reception.


Where can I park?

There is parking available on site.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, you should bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket to the event for ease of registration.

Can I transfer my ticket to a colleague?

Yes, this must be done at least 72 hours pre-event. For instructions on how to do this please click here.

Cancellations and Refunds Policy

If you are unable to attend this conference please give us at least 1-week notice and we will be happy to refund 100% of your booking fee or book you onto a subsequent event to the same value. Cancellations received after this time will be non-transferable and non-refundable.

I have dietary requirements, how do I notify you?

Please notify us of any dietary requirements no later than 72 hours pre-event. To do this please email us with your requirements.

Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used in future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

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