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CPD Courses


For the last 10 years the Institute of Professional Legal Studies has offered a popular programme of Continuing Professional Development courses.

The courses are an exciting addition to the IPLS established programme for professionals. Each course is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals.  Whether you wish to update your knowledge or refresh your skills you will find one of our courses to meet your needs.

All our trainers our highly knowledgeable practitioners and experts in their field.  We continually update this programme to reflect your evolving needs.  If you have a particular training requirement please contact us and we will be pleased to discuss how we can assist you.

The Institute is offering the following CPD Course:


Topical Conveyancing Issues and Solutions

Conveyancing and Practice Management Seminar

Thursday 4 June 2020

9.30 am – 1.00 pm


2.00 - 5.00pm

Institute of Professional Legal Studies, 10 Lennoxvale, Belfast


This is the fifth annual three hour Conveyancing CPD event that Simon Murray and Ruth Craig are presenting at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.

As in previous years, they will deal with topical and relevant property issues and seek to offer solutions to the questions raised.

As well as providing updates on recent conveyancing decisions and practice directions (and the practical implications these may have for your practice), the seminar will concentrate on dealing with defective titles and in particular:

  • The pros and cons of title insurance and how best to utilise this solution;
  • When and how one might seek deeds of rectification;
  • Use of the courts to correct defective title;
  • The ongoing problems posed by flying freeholds; and
  • How these tie in with problems encountered in apartment developments.

Cost:  £100

3 CPD hours will be awarded for attendance at this Seminar.  These hours will meet the three hour compulsory conveyancing CPD requirement for conveyancing solicitors and also the compulsory practice management CPD requirement.

Click here to download the flyer and booking form.  Booking forms and cheques, made payable to QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST, should be sent to Ms Claire Armstrong, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, 10 Lennoxvale, Belfast, BT9 5BY. Tel. No. 028 90 97 5699 or

Bookings can also be made online by clicking here.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 28 May 2020

Applications will be taken on a first-come first-served basis


Legal Mini-MBA Programme

The Institute of Professional Legal Studies along with The William J Clinton Leadership Institute are delighted to announce the launch of the Legal Mini-MBA Programme, specialist CPD programme.

Further information on this new course can be found at: