Law Society: Law Management Section - People in practice

Practical and Strategic HR event for legal professionals and HR professionals in law.

This event is designed to place you ahead of the competition in law firm management and will provide up-to-the-minute strategies and lots of practical guidance to implement on your return to your firms. It is aimed at professionals in both small and larger firms.

Keynote speaker:

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Penny Newman, chief people officer at Lewis Silkin LLP, a firm ranked for the last seven years in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.  The keynote address will focus on how to attract and how to keep good people.

Programme
 
Registration and refreshments and light lunch

Welcome and introduction
Chair: Alison Downie, partner and joint head of employment, Goodman Derrick LLP and former chair and current executive committee member, Law Management Section 

Keynote address: Recruitment and retention: how to attract good people, how to keep good people
•    How to develop your employer brand
•    External validation - is it worth the investment?
•    Building a culture of trust
•    Practical hints and tips - how to keep all your people engaged.
Speaker: Penny Newman, chief people officer, Lewis Silkin

Plenary one: Learning and development
•    Continuing competence regime; refining your approach
•    Practical tips and steps to take.
Speaker: Melissa Hardee, consultant, Hardee Consulting

Plenary two: Employment Law update  
•    Latest on cases and changes affecting law firm HR
•    Snapshot on Brexit – future  impact on employment/HR?
Chair: Nadia Biles Davies, managing partner, Rayden Solicitors and member, Law Management Section Committee
Speaker: Alison Downie, partner and joint head of employment, Goodman Derrick LLP and former chair and current executive committee member, Law Management Section 

Plenary three: Social media: use and abuse in law firms.
•    Implementing and managing policies
•    Maximising engagement
•    New developments and what we can expect in future.
Speaker: to be confirmed

Plenary four: Dealing with difficult staff
•    Learn to recognise and handle manipulative behaviour 
•    Understand why people behave in the way that they do
•    Learn why our own reaction to difficult staff may need addressing.
Speaker: Nadine Stanton, founder, Professional Training

Quickfire panel session
•    Top 3 HR issues we’ll face in next 6 months?
Speakers and invited panelists give their three hot topics for 2017

*Please note the programme is subject to change.

Who should attend

• Managing partners
• Senior partners
• Practice managers overseeing HR strategy and staffing
• HR professionals
• HR advisors to law firms.



Price

All Section member rates apply for the Law Management Section.

Booking fees before Thursday 24 August 2017 
Law Management Section members £150 + VAT = £180 
Practising Certificate (PC) Holders £175 + VAT = £210 
Price Non PC Holders £275 + VAT = £330   
PC holders working for NFP £125 + VAT = £150*

Booking fees after Thursday 24 August 2017 
Law Management Section members £200 + VAT = £240 
Practising Certificate (PC) Holders £225 + VAT = £270 
Price Non PC Holders £325 + VAT = £390   
PC holders working for NFP £175 + VAT = £210*

*Please contact events@lawsociety.org.uk to apply for this rate.


For more information about this event call 0207 316 5700 or email: events@lawsociety.org.uk

Date: 21/09/2017 (13:00 - 17:00)

Status: ACTIVE | 5 or more places remaining

Members: from TBC | Non-Members: from TBC

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