Seminars

Click here for information about our Autumn/Winter 2020 Webinars

Welcome to the website of Doglaw Ltd. On this site, we’ll tell you about seminars and webinars presented by Doglaw Specialist Solicitor Trevor Cooper and also explain how you can join our membership scheme Doglaw SOS

We are running several webinars on Doglaw during Autumn/Winter in 2020! This is a fast changing area and so whether you’re a dog owner or professional involved in dogs, you’re cordially invited to attend one of Doglaw Specialist Solicitor Trevor Cooper’s low cost webinars.

Don’t be put off! Its a chat about the law rather than a law lecture and Trevor’s style of presentation will put you at your ease from the start.

Tune in, have a bit of a giggle and learn lots! Places cost only £20 (+ a certificate of attendance can be supplied on request) and are held via Zoom. You will be sent joining details and instructions after booking.

The webinar is called Doglaw Live: This  3½ – 4  hour talk will cover the main civil and criminal laws that are most relevant to dog owners (+professionals in charge of other people’s dogs). The content is likely to include:-

  • New developments in Doglaw (incl Lucy’s Law + the potential ban on shock collars)
  • How to prove ownership of a dog
  • How to transfer ownership
  • Obligations on owners & keepers
  • Collar & tag
  • Microchipping
  • The law on stray dogs
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders
  • Community Protection Notices
  • Noise nuisance
  • Cruelty & Duty of Care under the Animal Welfare Act (+ possible increase in sentencing)
  • An overview of the 2018 Licensing Regulations
  • Enforceability of contracts (including endorsements)
  • Civil liability for the actions of your dog and the importance of having third party insurance
  • Livestock worrying
  • Dog on dog incidents
  • Dangerous Dogs Act – incl dogs dangerously out of control + Breed Specific Legislation

Are you up to date with Doglaw? This is a fast changing area and so whether you’re a dog owner or professional involved in dogs, you’re cordially invited to attend one of Doglaw Specialist Solicitor Trevor Cooper’s low cost seminars.

Don’t be put off! Its a chat about the law rather than a law lecture and Trevor’s style of presentation will put you at your ease from the start.

Come along, have a bit of a giggle and learn lots! Places cost only £20 (+ a certificate of attendance can be supplied on request) and we provide them at numerous venues throughout England & Wales.

The seminar is called Doglaw: What every responsible dog owner needs to know. This  3½ – 4  hour talk will cover the main civil and criminal laws that are most relevant and the content is likely to include:-

  • How to value a dog
  • Ownership disputes
  • Rights & responsibilities when buying and selling dogs
  • Liability (civil and criminal) for dogs that harm people and/or animals
  • The importance of insurance
  • Identification: collar & tag + microchipping
  • Cruelty / duty of care
  • Noise nuisance
  • Licensing of commercial activities involving dogs
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders
  • Community Protection Notices

These are aimed at entertaining the audience as well as to inform and the feedback we receive from these talks is consistently positive. No prior legal knowledge is required so come along and learn!!

Dates & Venues

See our map for your nearest seminar/date – the Doglaw Seminars are indicated with a .

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Unfortunately due to current recommendations regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) seminars between now and 27th June have been either postponed or cancelled, and will not be taking bookings. We will keep you updated as things develop. Thank you for your patience. All the current seminars are shown below and more will be added over the coming weeks

  • Saturday 12th September 2020 – 10.30am – Wrea Green / Blackpool
  • Saturday 19th September 2020 – 10:30am – Nottingham
  • Sunday 20th September 2020 – 10am – Keighley
  • Saturday 26th September 2020 – 10.30am – Taunton
  • Sunday 27th September 2020 – 10:30am – Exeter
  • Saturday 3 rd October 2020 – 11am – Basingstoke
  • Sunday 11th October 2020– 11am – Wirral
  • Sunday 18th October 2020 – 10:30am- Kingsneighton 
  • Saturday 7th November 2020 – 10.30am – Woking
  • Sunday 22nd November 2020 – 2.30pm – Norwich, Norfolk
  • Sunday 29th November 2020 – 10.30am – Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Tickets cost £20 per person

To book:
1.  Purchase online here  all major Debit/Credit Cards or PayPal accepted

2.  Call 0800 999 3647 during normal office hours – all major Debit/Credit Cards accepted

Click on the symbol for details of location and date.

Doglaw Seminar Venues in England & Wales

ATTENTION Dog Clubs & other Dog Organisations

If you would like to host a seminar with Trevor Cooper, we are taking bookings for 2021. They are held primarily on a weekend (although some evenings may be available) and will last around 3 ½  to 4 hours. If you would like to know more about these talks, click here for Trevor’s seminar, or email doglawsos@gmail.com or call us on 0800 999 3647.

Terms & Conditions for Seminars

Terms & Conditions for Webinars

  1. Doglaw Ltd (Company Registration No. 06983617) reserves the right to vary or cancel a seminar and can accept no liability if, for whatever reason, a seminar does not take place.  Refunds are made by cheque unless otherwise advised.
  2. If you need to cancel the booking no refund will be provided unless written notice is received by Doglaw Ltd no less than 10 working days before the seminar is due to take place.
  3. Doglaw Ltd cannot accept liability for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise for any loss or consequential loss occasioned by anyone acting, omitting to act or refraining from acting in reliance on the presentation of the seminar.
  4. The seminars solely relate to the law in England and Wales.
  1. This webinar is provided by Doglaw Ltd and it relates to the law in England (there is a lot of overlap with Wales but it is definitely not for you if you are from Scotland, Northern Ireland or indeed any other legal jurisdiction)
  2. Doglaw Ltd is not registered for VAT. The acknowledgment you receive for your booking will serve as your receipt.
  3. Timings are approximate and content is liable to change
  4. If you need to cancel your booking no refund will be provided unless written notice is received by Doglaw Ltd at least 72 hours before the webinar is due to take place.
  5. Doglaw Ltd reserves the right to cancel the webinar and can accept no liability if, for whatever reason, the webinar does not take place. However, if that should happen Doglaw Ltd will refund you the purchase price.
  6. Neither Doglaw Ltd nor Trevor Cooper accept liability for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise from any loss or consequential loss occasioned by anyone acting, omitting to act or refraining from acting in reliance on the webinar or the notes
  7. Copyright of the webinar and the notes is vested in Doglaw Ltd. All rights reserved.  Unauthorised copying or broadcasting of the webinar or any excerpt of it is prohibited.
  8. Doglaw Ltd is neither regulated nor authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Doglaw Ltd is a separate legal entity to Cooper & Co Solicitors
  9. The registered office of Doglaw Ltd is The Old Boiler House, Menzies Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 2HQ (company registration number 06983617). You can email Doglaw Ltd at info@doglaw.co.uk or call us on 0800 999 3647 during normal office hours.