FLE is actively involved in organising different training programmes, seminars and conferences for the legal sector since 2005.
Highlights of the events organised by FLE group:
- FLE initiated dialogue with the Law Society of England and Wales, UK to introduce the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) in India and successfully launched the QLTT programme in India in association with the Central Law Training (CLT), UK in November 2005.
- FLE developed and organised flexible and convenient training programmes to prepare local Indian lawyers for the QLTT test, which was conducted three times a year in India through the British Council, India.
- FLE organised an international seminar in 2006 on ‘The Future of Legal Outsourcing in India’ at New Delhi and Chandigarh for practicing lawyers and law graduates. The event was a great success and attended by around five hundred delegates.
- FLE successfully organised a trade delegation for the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), India Pakistan Trade Unit and the Birmingham Law Society to establish links for cross border legal transactional work between UK and Indian Lawyers. The event was hosted by the British High Commission, Mumbai.
- FLE organised a successful event in November 2008 in India whereby members of Birmingham Law Society and UKTI West Midlands travelled to New Delhi, India on a legal trade mission in the wake of liberalisation of legal services between UK and India. The event was hosted British Deputy High Commission in New Delhi and valuable “Best Friend” associations were made with Indian lawyers to exchange Cross Border transactional work. Invited guests of the event included Dr Justice AR Lakshmanan Chairman of the Law Commission of India, the Chairman of the Bar Council of India Mr S N P Sinha ,The Vice Chairman BCI Mr Beniwal, Secretary BCI Mr Radhakhrishnan,The Additional Solicitor General of India Rajendra B Raghuvanshi.
FLE organised various CPD courses, accredited by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority, for lawyers and law firms in UK on different topics including anti-money laundering regulations, professional ethics, solicitors account rules, financial services, client care and conflict of interest.