Mark Weston

Mark Weston is a Partner at Hill Dickinson LLP where he is Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial. His practice covers all areas of commercial law and he has a wealth of industry experience having worked in-house at Hewlett Packard. He regularly appears on BBC1 and Sky News as a legal commentator.

  • Next: 1 Dec 2022 Live online
  • Also: 2 Mar 2023 Live online
  • Also: 8 Jun 2023 Live online
  • + 2 more

Blockchain and Non-Fungible Tokens: Understanding new Technologies and the Law

New for 2022

Live online
Masterclass

This masterclass for lawyers delves into the area of blockchain and non-fungible tokens and introduces the key legal issues arising from the technology.

  • 3 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 5-8 Dec 2022 Classroom
  • Also: 15-18 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 20-23 Nov 2023 Classroom

4-day International Commercial Contracts School

Live online, Classroom
Intensive

This specially designed four-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

  • 24 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 12-14 Dec 2022 Live online
  • Also: 20-22 Feb 2023 Live online
  • Also: 26-28 Jun 2023 Live online
  • + 2 more

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

Live online, Classroom
Focused

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 15 Dec 2022 Live online
  • Also: 14 Mar 2023 Live online
  • Also: 7 Jun 2023 Live online
  • + 2 more

Electronic and Digital Signatures - understanding the law and best practice

New for 2022

Live online
High impact

In today's world there are increasingly more virtual ways to sign documents - or are there? This webinar will bring you up-to-date on the legal aspects and best practice of using digital signatures.

  • 1.5 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 18 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 21 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 17 Jul 2023 Live online
  • Also: 23 Oct 2023 Live online

Protecting IP on the Internet

Live online
Masterclass

This webinar covers all the key issues you need to be aware of to adequately protect your intellectual property rights on the internet whilst, at the same time, complying with data protection laws.

  • 3 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 19 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 24 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 13 Jul 2023 Live online
  • Also: 19 Oct 2023 Live online

GDPR: Compliance, Current Hot Topics and Focus on DSARs

Live online
Masterclass

There are many pitfalls to avoid when dealing with data protection compliance and DSARs. This Masterclass will bring you fully up to speed with the latest information in this complex area.

  • 3 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 24-26 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 2-4 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 19-21 Sep 2023 Live online

Negotiation Skills for International Lawyers

New for 2023

Live online
Focused

This interactive, workshop-style programme has been especially designed for in-house counsel and private practice lawyers. It covers both theory and practical skills to help you and your team develop negotiating knowledge and techniques to achieve the best outcomes.

  • 9 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 2 Feb 2023 Live online
  • Also: 11 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 25 Jul 2023 Live online
  • Also: 9 Nov 2023 Live online

GDPR: Legally Processing and Sharing Data and Managing Data Breaches

Live online
Masterclass

Dealing with data can be a legal minefield in any business. This webinar will bring you right up to date with how you can legally process and share data, and help you understand and manage a data breach.

  • 3 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 6 Feb 2023 Live online
  • Also: 22 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 24 Jul 2023 Live online
  • Also: 8 Nov 2023 Live online

Understanding International Data Transfers and the New International Data Transfer Agreement

Live online
High impact

Transferring personal data from one jurisdiction to another is often fraught with regulatory danger. This webinar will bring you up to date with the latest law and best practice.

  • 1.5 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 7-8 Feb 2023 Live online
  • Also: 19-20 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 3-4 Jul 2023 Classroom
  • Also: 6-7 Nov 2023 Live online

Drafting Commercial Contracts

Live online, Classroom
Focused

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 30-31 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 26-27 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 10-11 Jul 2023 Classroom
  • Also: 30-31 Oct 2023 Live online

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

Live online, Classroom
Focused

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 24 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 18 Jul 2023 Live online
  • Also: 2 Nov 2023 Live online
  • Also: 8 Feb 2024 Live online

Understanding Creative Commons Licensing and it's Implications for your Business

New for 2023

Live online
High impact

Any business should stay ahead of emerging trends and different ways of doing business. Creative commons is an increasing art of business life in many areas; ranging from use of YouTube to other “freely” available content. This course explains the how, what, why and when.

  • 1.5 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston
  • Next: 16 Mar 2023 Live online
  • Also: 20 Jul 2023 Classroom
  • Also: 30 Nov 2023 Live online

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

Live online, Classroom
Focused

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mark Weston