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April 2015: Legal Futures Regulation and Compliance Conference

In recent years, regulation has cast a shadow that few lawyers can ignore. The first Legal Futures Regulation and Compliance Conference brought together issues concerning the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and other regulators, foreshadowing the enactment of 2007 Legal Services Act. With esteemed speakers from these entities, delegates heard directly from those who make and influence the decisions that affect legal businesses.


Sir Michael Snyder, Senior Partner, Kingston Smith

Stephen Mayson, Barrister

Sheila Kumar, Chief Executive, Council for Licensed Conveyancers

Sir Andrew Burns, Chairman, Bar Standards Board

Alan Kershaw, Chairman, CILEx Regulation

Paul Philip, Chief Executive, Solicitors Regulation Authority

Andrew Hopper QC, Solicitor-Advocate

Jo Riddick, COLP and MLRO, Macfarlanes LLP

Simon McCrum, Managing Partner, Darbys Solicitors

Hilary Underwood, Sole Principal, H A Underwood Solicitors

David Gilmore, Director, DG Legal

Andrew Caplen, President, The Law Society

Michelle Garlick, Partner, Weightmans

Richard Brown, Executive Director, Willis

Amy Bell, Head of Risk and Compliance, QualitySolicitors


Lived up to its expectation. Lots of useful information.

Delegate – April 2015

Really interesting to see how true innovation in the market will accelerate over the next two to three years.

Delegate – April 2015

Fantastic up to the minute news and opinion on the issues in the legal market. Please keep it up.

Delegate – April 2015

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