Symphony Legal Theatre

Symphony Legal brings together skills and expertise in all matters relating to running a successful law firm. Our experienced team can work with your law firm to provide strategic positioning, marketing advice, compliance support, financial management, business planning, succession and exit planning, change management, people management, and a whole host of other things to ensure that your firm realises the growth it deserves.

Tuesday 28th March

Wednesday 29th March

speaker

11.00

Victoria Simpson - Symphony Legal

The Minefield of Compliance – making it work for your firm

How to ensure compliance works for you as a firm by engaging your employees and leading from the top. Embedding compliance into your systems, processes, values and belief will help you achieve high levels of compliance. Do not let your firm be on the wrong side of the Regulators.

speaker

12.00

Simon McCrum - Symphony Legal

Is your firm a platform for growth, or a drain to throw money down?

Many firms focus on chasing new clients and top-line growth. However, real, easy, profitable, and cash-laden growth is under their noses. There’s no point chasing new business if you aren’t making the most of existing business and existing clients.

speaker

13.00

Adrienne Halladay - Symphony Legal

Marketing Strategy: It should be on your breakfast menu …

No matter where you're going with your firm, start your day once a week with a focus on strategy. An effective marketing strategy will help you identify who your audience actually is, and this should then help you find out what has meaning for them. What do they care about, and how does this relate to what you offer? Let’s get talking strategy…

speaker

14.00

Lesley Graves - Citadel Law

Current challenges in PI work - Forecasting for 2017 and beyond

The Government’s Consultation in PI means that the business critical choices you make now can lead to success or failure. The operational and financial pressure has never been more acute for PI work. Lesley will guide you through the main areas you should be looking at to understand which route to take – be that trading on in a lean and profitable way, trading out or disposal at best value.

speaker

15.00

Chris Fawcett - Lloyds Banking Group

Fraud Awareness & Guidance

The session will provide awareness and guidance on the latest banking and payment related fraud attacks targeting the legal sector. Guidance will be provided on the controls that firms should consider either implementing if not already in place, or reviewing the effectiveness of those that are.

speaker

16.00

Neil Pointon & Taurai Ushe - Howden UK Group Ltd

Solicitor Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) market update

We will deliver a talk and Q&A session on the trends, opportunities and threats that PII and associated insurance issues, such as Cyber and D&O, pose to the legal sector. We expect this to be of interest to anyone who is involved or may become involved in the purchase and operation of PII on behalf of a solicitor practice.