Leadership for Lawyers 2019

  • When: March 19, 2019 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Where: The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester
  • Summary: Come along to our 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.
  • 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 why not take some advice from experienced professionals?

    09:00   Registration and refreshments

    09:30   Welcome and introduction Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed

    09:45   The Importance of Developing Leadership in Law Firms Gemma Rolstone, Managing Director, Delphinium

    • Where it’s gone wrong in the past
    • How to get it right
    • The benefits of dedicating the time and resources to get it right

    10:15   The Lawyer of the Future Desmond Brady, Thomson Reuters

                Covering trends across the legal market, use of tech tools now and what’s  coming and how lawyers skills and attributes might change or need to change  in the future

    10:45   Refreshments and networking

    11:05   Characteristics & Consequences of a High Performing Team Steph Durbin-Wood, Prospect Coaching

                An inside view of the steps to take to create & build a high performing team.

    11:35   What Is Successful Leadership All About? Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner, JMW LLP

    12:05   Networking lunch

    13:05   Top tips for converting client wins into more profit & cash to fund your  business Sara Hutton, Sara Hutton Consulting

                We operate in a crowded and competitive market so the need to generate profit from ALL your clients is more important than ever. In this session, you    will be provided with actions you can take to improve work flow and client satisfaction whilst generating more profit and cash flow.                        

     13:35   PANEL SESSION How do you see the role of Management changing in the next 5-10 years?

    Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner, JMW LLP
    Mike Ode, Director, Potential Unearthed
    Matt Flanagan, Solicitor, Turner Parkinson LLP
    James Brown, Partner, Hall Brown LLP
    Desmond Brady, Thomson Reuters

    14:35   Refreshments & Networking

    14:55   Emotional Intelligence as a leader TBC 

    15:25   Leadership – Engagement, Culture and Happiness, it’s all down to you…no pressure! Mike Ode, Potential Unearthed

    16:25   Closing remarks


    Cost to attend: MLS Members £120.00 + VAT (£144.00) Non-members £160.00 + VAT (£192.00)

    Book your place online here.

    Alternatively you can book by completing and returning the Leadership for Lawyers Application Form
    or email CarlaJones@manchesterlawsociety.org.uk or 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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