Innovation Conference 2017

November 2017: Annual Innovation Conference – Changing the Game
This year marked the tenth anniversary of the Legal Services Act 2007 coming into force. Alternative business structures, of course, did not become a reality until 2011, but it was certainly a good moment to consider what has been achieved to date. Like every year, the programme was put together by going through the previous 12 months’ worth of Legal Futures stories. When you are churning out news every day, you rarely get the chance to sit back and take a longer-term view; the fact is that, incrementally, the market has shifted and in many directions too, whether it is chatbots, acquisition vehicles, multi-disciplinary businesses or new regulation. This event’s programme reflected this.

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Adrian Biles, Chief Executive, Gordon Dadds Group plc

John Llewellyn-Lloyd, Corporate Finance Director, Arden Partners plc

Guy Setford, CEO, Setfords Solicitors

Craig Arnott, London Director, Burford Capital plc

Andrew Gregory, Managing Director, Leonard Curtis Legal

Graham Neyt, Managing Director, LHS Solicitors

Tony Rupa, Executive Board Member, UnionLine

Richard Collins, Executive Director – Strategy and Resources, SRA

Simon Davis, Deputy Vice-President, The Law Society

Jon Whittle, Market Development Director, LexisNexis

Ed Turner, Managing Partner, Taylor Vinters

Garry Mackay, CEO, Ashfords LLP

Richard Turner, Chief Executive, Alpaca

Simon Goldhill, Founder and Director of Strategy, Metamorph Law

Andrew Cullwick, Head of Marketing, First4Lawyers

Joshua Browder, Founder,

Stephen Ward, Managing Director, Clerksroom

Chrissie Lightfoot, CEO Robot Lawyer LISA; Legal Futurist

It was a fascinating and thought provoking day for me as a Barrister and I am so pleased that I attended.

Delegate – November 2017

A great mix of speakers and perspectives. I enjoyed the day and as ever; Legal Futures put together a great mix of speakers and content.

Delegate – November 2017

As always – excellent speakers and subjects, great venue too! Well done.

Delegate – November 2017

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