Leadership for Lawyers Conference

  • When: December 7, 2017 9:00 am - 4:30 am
  • Where: Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
  • Summary: An exciting interactive event for leaders and aspiring leaders in partnership with Potential Unearthed
  • Details:

    You might be a leader, or aspiring leader, of a department or firm, running a team of assistants, paralegals and associates, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a good leader.

    If you want to work on becoming a better leader in your practice, then try taking some advice from experienced professionals.

    Come along to our inaugural Leadership for Lawyers Conference where our speakers, all partners, managers and leadership experts in their own right, will share their tips for helping you become a better leader.
    It takes courage to be a lawyer and a leader! Why not come along and be inspired?

    Conference Programme

     

    09:00   Registration and refreshments

    09:30   Welcome and introduction Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed

    09:45   What is Leadership & Management really about?

    • The journey to Management
    • What makes a good Leader/Manager?
    • Challenges faced and how they are overcome

    Sue Jenkins, Partner, DAC Beachcroft

    10:15   Workshop 1

    • A – How to read accounts Sara Hutton, Sara Hutton Consulting Ltd and Gary Cook, Booth Ainsworth LLP
    • B – Converting New Business Enquiries Joanna Kingston-Davies, Group Chief Operating Officer, Jackson Lees & Brian Cullen, CEO Jackson Lees

    10:45   Refreshments and networking

    11:15   Workshop 2

    • A – How to read accounts Sara Hutton, Sara Hutton Consulting Ltd and Gary Cook, Booth Ainsworth LLP
    • B – Converting New Business Enquiries Joanna Kingston-Davies, Group Chief Operating Officer, Jackson Lees & Brian Cullen, CEO Jackson Lees

    11:45   Workshop 3

    • A – Strategic Leadership Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed
    • B – The barriers of managing a multi-generational workforce and team and how to break them Louise McCarthy-Teague, BLM

    12:15   Networking lunch

    13:15   Workshop 4

    • A – Strategic Leadership Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed
    • B – The barriers of managing a multi-generational workforce and team and how to break them Louise McCarthy-Teague, BLM

    13:50   Panel session: How do you see the role of partnership & its equivalent evolving

    over the next 5-10 years in both traditional firms and ABS’s?

    • Mark Fenning, Stephensons
    •  Sue Jenkins, DAC Beachcroft
    •  Lorna McGlone, Roberts Jackson
    •  Robert Levy, Kuits Charlotte Percy, Slater & Gordon
    •  Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed – Chair Joanna Kingston-Davies – Jackson Lees

    14:50   Refreshments & Networking

     15:20   Designed for Success. Why lifestyle and mental approach are the foundations of outstanding personal performance.

                Dee Brereton-Patel & Matt Brereton-Patel (Optimised Personal Wellness), Mick Timpson (beanddo™)

                Stress matters: what happens when we get stressed

        • Hard work beats talent when talent can’t work hard! Main factors that dictate career success vs. failure.
        • Smarter ways to manage stress and get ahead in your career. Practical daily lifestyle design to build a winning foundation; nutrition, sleep, exercise, health
        • Designing a winning mental approach for high performers

    16:20   Closing remarks

     

    Cost to attend:
    Members of MLS £110.00 + VAT (£132.00) Non Members £150.00 + VAT (£180.00)

    To book your place complete and return the Leadership for Lawyers Application Form or email VictoriaRidge@manchesterlawsociety.org.uk 

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here

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