SCL Foundations of IT Law: Module 4 "Internet Law and Social Media" - Monday 12 March 2018, London

When: 12/03/2018

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Hosted and sponsored by Bristows LLP

Date: Monday 12 March 2018
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm (Registration from 3.30 pm)
Venue: Bristows, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DH Map

Ashley Hurst,
Partner, Osborne Clarke LLP
Sacha Wilson,
Senior Associate, Bristows LLP
Ian Helme, Barrister, One Brick Court

Module 4 - Internet Law and Social Media

This session will cover:

1. An overview of internet law – how the pieces of the jigsaw fit together (covering an overview of the relevant common law, statutory law and regulation) - Ashley Hurst

2. Focus on digital marketing and adtech – regulatory and data privacy considerations - Sacha Wilson

3. Internet content - Top 10 cases from around the world - Ian Helme

This event is the fourth Module of the third cycle of the SCL Foundations of IT Law Programme.

The SCL Foundations of IT Law Programme is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of everything a practising IT lawyer should know.

The aim of the SCL Foundations of IT Law Programme series is to provide a foundation for lawyers who are qualified practitioners (2- 5 years PQE) who have decided that they want to specialise as IT lawyers. SCL's two year rolling programme of twelve modules will cover all the key areas of practice in IT law. By attending the SCL seminar programme you can be confident that you will have the know-how and understanding to advise effectively across the whole range of IT law issues.

View the full Foundations of IT Law programme - Modules 1 - 12 here

Administration notes:
The cost of attending each module is £90 + VAT (£108) for SCL members, £160 + VAT (£192) for non-members and £15 + VAT (£18) for students and academics in full-time education, unemployed members or those experiencing financial hardship.

If you wish to attend this event please book online or email and request an invoice. Fees can be paid by cheque (cheques should be made payable to "Society for Computers and Law" please), Mastercard, Visa, Switch or bank transfer. All invoices for attendance at this event must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date or prior to the date of the event, whichever is the earlier.

Students and SCL academic and unemployed members
 please note that you cannot book online. To reserve your place and request an invoice please email

SCL Accreditation for SCL Lawyer Members
Attendance at these events will count towards the SCL Accreditation Scheme. Under the scheme you will have the opportunity to become an accredited member of the Society, marking you out as true specialist practitioner in IT law.  Please note that completion of the SCL Foundations of IT Law Programme alone will not be sufficient to qualify as an accredited SCL member. Find more details about the Accreditation Scheme here

In order to complete the Programme, you are required to attend at least 7 modules in the series in person - a maximum of 5 modules can be taken online via the SCL E-learning scheme. However in order to get the most out of this Programme, you are encouraged to attend all twelve modules in person.

: See SCL & CPD changes explained

Non-members wishing to join the Society in order to take advantage of the discounted rate are entitled to membership of the Society valid for 12 months from the date of payment including full access to the content of the SCL web site, 6 copies of the SCL magazine "Computers & Law" plus notification of future SCL events. The cost of an annual SCL membership is £130.00. If you have any queries about SCL membership please contact : Sarah Forster, Tel: 0117 9041242, Email:

Booking terms and conditions:
Application online or by email constitutes a firm booking and an undertaking to pay the meeting attendance fee. Cancellations will not be accepted (nor refunds made) unless received in the Society's offices in Bristol at least seven days before the date of the meeting.

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the Society for Computers and Law to change the content/timing of the programme and/or speakers.

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