Confirmed Speakers 2021

We will continue to add to our line-up of exceptional speakers for our 2021 Annual Conference, so please bookmark our pages and check regularly, or sign up to receive our CPD newsletter if you’d like periodic updates on all upcoming CPD events.

President, Law Society of Scotland
Professor of Politics, Strathclyde University; Senior Research Fellow, NatCen
Executive Coach, Broadcaster and Comic, Will It Make The Boat Go Faster?
Director, Scotland, Confederation of British Industry
Austin Lafferty
Partner & Director, Austin Lafferty Solicitors & Estate Agents
Partner and Head of Diversity, Development and Inclusion, Shepherd + Wedderburn
Partner, LexLeyton
Financial Consultant, Professional Services
Business Psychologist and Executive/Career Coach
Partner, Employment Law, Blackadders LLP
Director, Employment Team, Blackadders LLP
Partner, Keegan Smith; and Scottish Lawyer of the Year 2020
Partner & Chairman, Brodies LLP
Business Development for Lawyers, Kissing With Confidence
Coach, Resilience Expert, Author of ‘9 secrets to thriving
Chairman, Balfour+Manson
Founder, The Mindful Enterprise
Senior Legal Advisor, Oil and Gas Authority
MA (Cantab), Dip IP (Bristol), PhD (Edinburgh), FHEA, Solicitor (non practising) England and Wales, Victoria and Scotland, University of Aberdeen
Director of the Pioneering Centre for Climate Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University
Legal Director, JUSTICE
Temple Garden Chambers
Development Officer, Violence Reduction Unit; Advisor to Community Justice Scotland
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow
General Counsel, BT Global; Director EE Limited
Principal, Miles & Stockbridge, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC
Founding Lawyer, Miyo Pimatisiwin Legal Services in North Vancouver, British Columbia
Director, Reform Scotland
Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland
Co-Founder and Partner, Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting
Co-Founder and CEO, Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting
Solicitor, Founder Diversity+, Co-founder, SEMLA
Associate, SKO Family Law Specialists
Partner, SKO Family Law Specialists
Policy Executive, Law Society of Scotland
Keeper & Chief Executive, Registers of Scotland
Associate, MacRoberts LLP
Westwater Advocates
Director, Martin, Johnston & Socha
Producer and Director
Partner, Davidson Chalmers Stewart
Consultant, Glasgow Law Practice
Property and Professional Development Adviser, Shepherd & Wedderburn