Sole Practitioner & High Street Firm Conference

Date: 27th July 2021 - 28th July 2021

Location:
Online, Zoom

CPD Hours: 6hours

Join us for key legal updates, strategic insight and practical debate facilitated by our expert speakers

6 hours verifiable CPD | across two mornings

Sole Practitioners and High Street Firms work at the heart of our communities, playing a vital role in strengthening the economy. As the virtual-working and financial challenges of the past year continue to cause ripple effects, grab this opportunity to come together for peer guidance and in-depth analysis of issues affecting your practice.

Join us for key legal updates, strategic insight and practical debate facilitated by our expert speakers. You will have plenty of opportunities to engage in lively and extensive discussions over the two mornings of this online forum put together in a dynamic format.

By attending this conference you will:

  • Take time to assess your growth and development strategies and improve your understanding of your firm’s financials.
  • Find out about the developments in legal technology and cybersecurity and how to use its’ efficiency in your practice.
  • Understand how to best support your trainees and new lawyer colleagues in a remote working environment
  • Focus on the value of you and understand what works best for you
  • Get top-tips to improve client experience and interaction with your practice
  • Gain the benefit of Law Society guidance from our Anti-Money Laundering Team
Speakers
President, Law Society of Scotland
Client Relationship Director, Moore Legal Technology
Best Practice Advisor, Scottish Legal Complaints Commission
Founder and CEO, Being Lawyers
Partner and Head of Business Development, Mitigo
Member Engagement Manager, Law Society of Scotland
Director, Rutherford Sheridan
Senior Solicitor, Professional Practice, Law Society of Scotland
Knowledge and Development Lawyer, Burness Paull
Smartcard Co-ordinator, Law Society of Scotland
Solicitor, Brymer Legal
Senior Business Development Manager, Amiqus
Partner, McSherry Halliday
Area Manager for Scotland, Braemar Finance
Solicitor & Director, Tony Bone Legal
Director and Solicitor, Complete Clarity Solicitors
Operations Director, Denovo
Consultant, Anderson Anderson & Brown
Careers and Wellbeing Manager, Law Society of Scotland
Legal Counsel - Outsourcing, Technology & IP, RBS
AML Risk Manager, Law Society of Scotland
Day One - Tuesday 27 July | The year that was: Resilience and longevity

Chair

Fiona Menzies
Member Engagement Manager, Law Society of Scotland

Kenneth Dalling
President, Law Society of Scotland

Julie Arbuthnott
Consultant, Anderson Anderson & Brown

Emma King
Director and Solicitor, Complete Clarity Solicitors

Steven Hill
Operations Director, Denovo

Susan Williams
Best Practice Advisor, Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

Chetna Bhatt
Founder and CEO, Being Lawyers
Optional session
Day Two - Wednesday 28 July | Compliance and practice management

Chair

Fiona Menzies
Member Engagement Manager, Law Society of Scotland

Chair

Antony McFadyen
Senior Solicitor, Professional Practice, Law Society of Scotland

Lila Gailling
Knowledge and Development Lawyer, Burness Paull

Jana Berger
Smartcard Co-ordinator, Law Society of Scotland

Professor Stewart Brymer OBE, WS
Solicitor, Brymer Legal

Gregor Angus
Senior Business Development Manager, Amiqus

Bob Clark
AML Risk Manager, Law Society of Scotland

David Kerr
Client Relationship Director, Moore Legal Technology
11:00 - 11:25 Breakouts: Please choose your session

Chair

Darren Kerr
Careers and Wellbeing Manager, Law Society of Scotland

Martha Clark
Partner, McSherry Halliday

Marliese Perks
Legal Counsel - Outsourcing, Technology & IP, RBS

Chair

Fiona Menzies
Member Engagement Manager, Law Society of Scotland

Gail Cormack
Area Manager for Scotland, Braemar Finance

Melissa Rutherford
Director, Rutherford Sheridan

Tony Bone
Solicitor & Director, Tony Bone Legal
Optional session

Prices

prices exclude VAT

Member:
£229.00
 
New lawyer:
£194.65
 
Non-member:
£263.35
 
Unemployed member:
£0.00
 

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