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Anthony Collins Solicitors, 134 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2ES, United Kingdom
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Unmissable training for experts in a practical, half-day workshop from top-level legal professionals of co-operative and community benefit society law and its applications, this specialist training will be held at Anthony Collins Solicitors in Birmingham on the 2nd of July.

Co-operatives UK, in partnership with Anthony Collins Solicitors and the UK Society for Co-operative Studies are delighted to be hosting this session. It will be led by Cliff Mills and David Alcock of Anthony Collins Solicitors, and the Chair of the UK Society for Cooperative Studies, Ian Adderley. 

Bringing together solicitors with more than two decades of experience advising co-op and community benefit societies at the highest level, the workshop covers:

  • The Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 
  • Criteria for registration and the mutual society registration regime 
  • Share capital and its difference from company law 
  • Duties and powers of committee members and executives 
  • The asset lock
  • Transfers of engagements and conversions 
  • Accounting and audit requirements

The course also covers mutual societies in the wider context of legal structures, including companies and charities. Delegates will have the opportunity to quiz speakers during Q&A sessions, share practical examples of their work and network with other practitioners. 

What attendees have said about the training.

"The content was valuable and relevant."

"The knowledge of the delivers was recognised as the major plus point of the session."