Hot Topics Theatre

Tuesday 28th March

Wednesday 29th March

speaker

11.00

Jonathon Bray - Jonathon Bray Legal Services Limited

How to apply for an ABS licence

A practical guide to applying for ABS authorisation – whether you are an existing practice or looking to become regulated for the first time. What you need to prepare, what the regulator is looking for, and common problem areas.

speaker

12.00

Becky Simms - Reflect Digital

Get Your Firm Noticed with Effective Search Marketing

A 30-minute overview of the search market place, which promises to be both illuminating and fun.. Focusing mainly on search engine optimisation (SEO) but also touching on paid search (PPC), Becky will provide some brilliant tips that can be implemented immediately into your strategy. Reflect Digital won Best Professional Services SEO campaign at the 2016 Drum Search Awards – so definitely not a talk to be missed!

speaker

13.00

Deborah Edwards - Insight Legal

Practice Management Masterclass 2017

In these days of increasing regulations and management responsibilities, learn how to effectively manage your law firm without taking away from your fee earning time. Dealing with issues such as compliance, cash management and running your practice as an efficient business, this session will guide you through the practical aspects of managing a law firm today.

speaker

14.00

Matthew Newton - Oosha Ltd

Why IT complexity is driving firms to the Cloud

Dependence on IT systems has increased, making strategic decisions and management of IT more challenging. Technology can simplify tasks, increase efficiencies and maximise competitiveness, but when not managed effectively can reduce productivity, and increase risk. Cyber-attacks and tightening regulations make these risks even greater. Leveraging cloud-based IT infrastructure and services can remove complexity for law firms. Matthew will discuss latest risks, regulations and SRA cloud computing recommendations.

speaker

15.00

Paul Jones - cpm21

Adapting to change in an ever changing profession

An insight into the ever changing nature of the profession and how to keep up with it in order to thrive not survive, this seminar deals with practical steps firms can take to keep growing in an ever more competitive market.

speaker

16.00

Mark Greenhouse - Levantar

Get More Out: Continuous Improvement in Law Productivity

Every day, things take longer than planned causing you and your clients frustrations. Frustrations that waste time and cause work to be delayed. Gain insights from Marks 20+ years of experience as to how to identify these frustrations and how they lead to wasted time and effort. Learn how improving them will lead to improved service and profitability, as well as improve employee engagement.