The Leeds Conference 2019

Leeds Conference 2019
5th June, 8am - 1pm
Civic Hall, Leeds

Leeds will once again host an annual major business event to highlight the city’s growing stature as the UK centre of excellence for legal services outside the City of London. The Leeds Conference 2019 will be held at Leeds Civic Hall on 5th June between 8am and 1pm.
2019 celebrates Leeds as a legal centre of Legal Excellence. Leeds Law Society has partnered with Leeds City Council to bring together Leeds Legal , commerce, industry, tech, sport, culture and the arts. High profile leaders will explore how our local, national and international firms can leverage opportunities in Leeds to meet their business strategy and growth targets and work together to promote the city and the sector.

8.00 - 8.30 Registration & Refreshments
8.30 – 8.40 A welcome and introduction from The Leeds Law Society President Emma Pearmaine
8.40 – 9.00 Eve Roodhouse, Chief Officer of Economic Development at Leeds City Council will talk about how Leeds can become more prosperous and how the most disadvantaged areas in the City can benefit from this.
9.00 – 9.30 Sue Rumbold, Chief Officer of Children’s Services at Leeds City Council will discuss how Leeds can be a “child-friendly” City, and about how you can become a “child-friendly Leeds” ambassador.
9.30 – 10.00 Refreshment Break & Networking
10:00 – 11.10
“Innovation in Law & Leeds” Panel Session with:
Chris Fowler, General Council of BT Technology & Transformation
Lucy Dillon, Chief Knowledge Officer at Reed Smith
Alistair Maiden, CEO of Syke Legal Tech Company
Gary Gallen, CEO of Rradar
11.10 – 11.40 Refreshment Break & Networking
11.40 – 12.00 Ruth Pitt, Chair of Leeds Culture Trust will discuss the thriving cultural sector in the City and the preparations for 2023.
12.00 – 12.30 Madi Robinson, Controller of Corporate Legal Governance at Channel 4 will discuss the big move to Leeds.
12.30 – 12.45 Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council will talk about how Leeds is fast becoming the best city in the UK.
12.45 – 13.00 Closing Speech from the Leeds Law Society President and a further opportunity to network.

Members: £45 + VAT
Non-members: £65 + VAT


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Date: 05/06/2019 (08:00 - 13:00)

Status: FULLY BOOKED | 5 or more places remaining

Members: from £45.00 | Non-Members: from £65.00

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Within 3- 5 business days prior to event: non-refundable but someone may attend in your place or you may transfer to a future event.
Within 2 business days prior to event: non-refundable but someone may attend in your place.

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