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Law Friends is a high calibre CPD and Continuing Competence training provider. We are a national network of handpicked individuals and teams who are committed to excellence in practice which includes solicitors, barristers, clerks, judges, experts and advocacy services. Forty organisations are involved and they are all the best in the business.

We provide sharp focus CPD and continuing competence seminars for humanitarian lawyers at all stages of their careers. We provide essential update training in criminal defence, social housing, immigration and asylum, family law, fraud, youth justice, police station representation, human rights, industry news, professional unity and more

We do this at our live face to face conferences across the UK and online via our full firm and individual video seminar training packages. We also mailout monthly updates in crime and immigration which can be viewed above.


Having produced more than 50 bespoke conferences over the past ten years we have gained a reputation for excellence that is reflected in our reviews and appraisals and we have often been given 100 percent feedback scores. Last year one delegate described our crime conference as “the best conference ever “

You can read our reviews here. 

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Video Seminar Training

With almost 500 practice driven essential update videos in our CPD library, viewers can readily see that our topics and speakers are always of an outstanding calibre, selected for being at the top of their game.

All seminars are easy to access any time, any place, and on any device. Full compliance plans and training records are held within your account so your individual or full firm records are all in one place which facilitates fast, easy, accessible, economically viable and brilliant CPD.

“Crisis in the CJS : what price justice ? ” by @JoSidhuQC (KC) @25BedfordRow @TheCriminalBar at the recently SOLD OUT @LawFriendsSoc @CriminallawFS
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One Pump Court Crime Team is deeply concerned by proposals to further criminalise protest and restrict freedom of expression in The Public Order Bill. We urge members of Parliament to vote against it. Full statement and what you can do linked in this thread ⬇️ https://twitter.com/gcnchambers/status/1581982863016497157

Garden Court North @gcnchambers

Garden Court North is coming together with other leading human rights chambers to highlight the exceptional threat to freedom of expression posed by The Public Order Bill 2022. This Bill threatens rights inherent to our democratic society, as this statement explains.

The Economic Crime Bill unpacked and delivered by Ed Franklin – specialist fraud barrister from the high ranked @2HarcourtBldgs as part of our 2022 fraud update package available online

Fred Macintosh KC ( Scot ) from Great James Street Chambers @GJSBarristers on Extradition opening the @LawFriendsSoc @CriminallawFS conference after lunch – all tbe way from Edinburgh especially for the London Duty Solicitors !

Two outstanding presentations from partners from @hodgejonesallen namely Youth Justice from @msliggins Caroline Liggins and Protest Update from @lauraemilyob Laura O’Brien looking fabulous in the big room on the big screen – awesome !! https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1580887073888034816

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“Extremely well presented and informative course. Excellent range of speakers and subjects. 100% score."
Nazily Khan
Principal Solicitor. Ackers and Co
"Thoroughly enjoyable course with excellent content, speakers and materials. 100%."
Lax Braith
Partner. Braith Solicitors