‘Law Firm Growth and Compliance’ roadshows proving a success

Redbrick Solutions are delighted to announce that feedback from the first of their Law Firm Growth and Compliance CPD seminars has been excellent.  The first seminar ran in Leeds last month with expert speakers from Conscious Solutions, Lawyer Checker, Converge Technology Specialists and Audit Compliance all presenting topical and practical sessions essential to law firms.

Feedback from the Leeds event included “Mesmerising. The scariest compliance presentation I have seen.  Brilliant!” and “Excellent.  Really useful information, we have lots to do in our firm that we just weren’t aware of.”

Dates and venues are as follows:

London, The Law Society – 24th October – limited places remaining.

Bristol, Armada House – 2nd November

Each event carries 4.25 hrs CPD and is open to modern, progressive law firms. The roadshows are suitable for managing partners, senior partners, heads of department, practice managers and compliance officers.

The agenda is as follows:

9.30 – 10.30 Social Media Care: Customer Service in a Virtual World – Rich Dibbins : Conscious Solutions

Do you have a social media strategy? If not, it’s time to work one out. From dealing with complaints and negative responses to using the right tools to assist you with social media management, it’s crucial that you examine these in 2017. Find out what tools you can use in 2017 to improve the way you manage social media – including Chatbots, the new Artificial Intelligence…

10.30 – 11.00 Do you embrace or deny IT in your Firm? – Aaron Naisbitt : Converge Technology Specialists

Technology is increasingly underpinning how the modern law firm functions – whether this is to promote agile working, protect against cyber-attacks or introduce efficiencies to maximise investment. Many firms share the vision of embracing IT to achieve business goals but struggle to make it a reality. Offering practical and topical guidance, Converge Technology Specialists will guide you through a few key points all law firms should be embracing:

– Understand your current position – the good, the bad and the ugly

– Assess your system security – could your firm be gone in 60 seconds?

– Accept your firm is a target for cyber-criminals – simple steps to put in place to mitigate the risk

– Align your IT roadmap to achieve your business goals – transition to the ‘new world order’

11.00 – 11.15 Tea and Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.00 Making IT Easy, Quality builds Quantity – David Sutton : Redbrick Solutions

Are you providing ‘The John Lewis Experience’? Many firms struggle to manage and maintain high service levels with the pressures of growth. Redbrick Solutions will guide you through how to deliver a quality service and ensure that doesn’t slip when increasing the number of active matters. Times of growth are also times of highest risk for many firms, practical examples will assist as we explore handling quantity through efficiency and managing risk through periods of growth. 

12.00 – 13.00 Risk, Regulation and Conveyancing Fraud – Victoria Cope : Lawyer Checker

This presentation is brought to you by Lawyer Checker – the industry experts on fraud and anti-money laundering in conveyancing. Fraud comes in many forms and during this talk, we will look at the rise of insider fraud and the risks associated with not applying the right checks and due diligence throughout a property transaction. The impact that this can have on your clients and your firm is significant, so we will highlight actions you can take immediately. There have been several, real-life cases prevalent within national news, which show anyone involved in a property transaction is a target. With the new SRA Risk Outlook released in July, we will provide you with a summary of the key elements you need to act on. Do you know who you are dealing with? How can you prevent these crimes? We hope to answer these questions and many more.

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.30 New Code of Conduct 2018 and Solicitors Accounts 2018 – Paul Wilkinson : Audit Compliance

What is coming in Autumn 2018 and how can you prepare your firm? Quality Standards – a new approach. Whether you are a member of IIP, CQS, WIQS, Lexcel, LawNet, or Legal Eye – how can your quality standard assist your practice? The ultimate Utopian dream – a place where everything is perfect and PII premiums reduced.

14.30 -14.45 – Q&A and close

The roadshows are competitively priced at just £59 + vat, including lunch, refreshments, course notes and access to expert speakers.  Places are limited and secured on a first come first served basis.  To secure your place at this fantastic event click the links above or see here:

LONDON

BRISTOL

This article was submitted to be published by Redbrick Solutions as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Conveyancer. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Conveyancer.

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