Annual Review of Employment Law 2021

Annual Review of Employment Law 2021

Our flagship Annual Review of Employment Law 2021 conference will take place via our online browser-based platform Hopin over TWO DAYS on Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 November 2021 (with a special bonus TBC!).

How will you benefit from attending?

  • Minimise your organisation’s risk of litigation.
  • Understand how the relevant new cases from Northern Ireland, Great Britain and Europe impact on your workplace.
  • Prepare for the year ahead.
  • Update your policies with the useful templates and precedent wording for key areas in your organisation – sent to you by email after the event.
  • Refer to all important legislative and case law changes which are relevant to your workplace, with comprehensive digital notes.
  • Access to every single session!

Up to 13 hours of CPD hours are available from this event – this would include all missed recordings being watched afterwards and Q&As. Please note, this is the maximum available and your hours will depend on your activity during and after the event.

When and Where?

This event will take place online on the Hopin platform between 9.15am and 4.30pm on Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 November 2021.  


Early Bird Rate: £395 +VAT (deadline Friday 17 September 2021 at 5pm)
Standard Rate: £455 +VAT
Early Bird Charity Rate/Small Business Rate: £315 +VAT (deadline Friday 17 September 2021 at 5pm)
Standard Charity/Small Business Rate: £365 +VAT

Save an additional £20 when you pay by credit card when booking online.

More about our online events platform Hopin

This event will be hosted on a browser based platform named Hopin.  We have provided some information below to assist you when accessing the event:-

  • If you are using a Laptop. PC or Apple Mac please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers
  • The latest version of Edge may be used as long as all recent updates have been made within the last 4 weeks
  • If you are using a mobile device then Safari is recommended for IOS and Google Chrome on Android

We understand that some IT policies may restrict the downloading of new browsers, please check and if this is the case you may have to use your own personal device to access the event.

If you would like further information regarding the above, please contact us at and we will be happy to discuss with you further


Confirmed sessions include:

  • Review of the Year (Parts 1 & 2) with Mark McAllister, Director of Employment Relations Services, Labour Relations Agency
  • Northern Ireland Case Review 2021 & Key Next Steps


"Excellent event and having it online was actually much better and more interactive than usual for me as I was able to direct message and have my questions answered. The digital learning pack will be invaluable! It was like 2 days of HR Therapy! Fabulous event!"
Noeleen Farnan, Director, Business Primis

"I wanted to congratulate the Legal Island team on an amazing virtual experience- It has been the best virtual event I have been to- the technology you used worked fantastically, and I loved the tone of the whole event."
Chris Lillie, Group HR Director, The SHS Group

"Speakers were excellent and covered a great amount. I found this experience very good and would hope that in future conferences etc could carry on in this format so save time and travel."
Evelyn Scott, Finance Manager, Causeway & Mid Ulster Women's Aid

"As the presenter was on a screen in front of you it was easier to focus on what they were presenting. All presenters were very engaging"
Orlagh Johnston, HR Manager, ABP UK

"All the sessions were informative and could be viewed from the comfort of my own home."
Kerri Bradley, HR Director, Cleaver Fulton Rankin

"Accessible from home. Great content and great presenters. Very engaging."
Hazel McKay, HR Advisor, EP Kilroot & EP Ballylumford

"So informative and well organised"
Felicity Townley, HR Manager, Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors

"An excellent session. Louise's sessions are always really enjoyable and her practical approach to difficult workplace situations is so refreshing.
Louise Fitzsimons, HR Manager, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

"Really enjoyed the two days. Lots of relevant information /guidance for HR Managers and what a great digital platform! Well done all at Legal Island."
Jacqui Dornan, Fusion Heating

"The online event was excellent as an alternative to the face to face conference. Lots of information and great resources provided as always. Glad we get the change to hear see the sessions that we missed - as sometimes its hard to decide which one to attend."
Elaine Di Lucia, HR Manager, Victim Support NI


  • Mark McAllister
    Mark McAllister Director of Employment Relations Services
    Labour Relations Agency

    Mark McAllister is Director of Employment Relations Services with the LRA and part-time lecturer in Law. He specialises in employment law, dispute prevention and strategic collaborative working in industrial and employment relations. Mark is the former Northern Ireland Convenor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and the Chair of the NI ICSA Governance Institute. He is an accredited mediator,  a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Group and the Industrial Law Society and is a regular speaker on the employment law circuit and contributor to employment law publications.

Early Bird Offer

Save up to £60

Event details


2 Days; 10 & 11 November


10 November 2021




Early Bird Rate: £395 +VAT
Standard Rate: £455 +VAT
Early Bird Charity Rate/Small Business Rate: £315 +VAT
Standard Charity/Small Business Rate: £365 +VAT

Save an additional £20 when you pay by credit card when booking online.