26 March 2021
Unprecedented technological change is shaping the future of law and legal services. Join Dominic Thurbon in this opening session to discover how you can take advantage of the disruption that is going on in the market today, how these changes are affecting the business of law and what it means for the industry. You will learn:
Partner, Ernst & Young
In this talk, James Jarvis will share insights and observations from the work of Thomson Reuters with boutique firms during the pandemic, identifying the rapid changes the firms made that are becoming 2021 best practices in driving a competitive edge, new levels of firm collaboration and improved value for the firm’s clients. This enlightening session will take a step behind the realities of working remotely to see where practitioners are finding new value, efficiencies and outcomes from embracing legal technologies to work smarter, albeit from a distance.
Vice President-Legal Solutions, Thomson Reuters Asia & Emerging Markets
Striking the right balance between managing your professional obligations and your personal health and wellness is becoming increasingly harder in this fast-paced, technology-driven era. To achieve business success, it is now more important than ever to maintain a sustainable and positive career in law. This lively panel session will give you the top tips, traps and strategies to remain successful, happy and healthy in an industry filled with stress and long hours. You will be better informed to:
Founder, Mentor and Author, Classic Finance
Founder, Kate Cliff Meditation
Head of Insurance & Risk, Clayton Utz
Cybercrime is predicted to lead to the biggest transfer of wealth in human history, and in Australia cyber-security incidents have been estimated to cost businesses up to $29 billion per year. Your legal practice and your client data could be a target because you act on high-value funds transfers, or hold confidential and sensitive information.
In this session you will learn:
• The human factors in cyber risk, email fraud and data breaches.
• Ways in which professional duties can be impacted by changes in technology.
• How a five-step approach that focuses on both prevention and mitigation strategies can help protect you, your business and your clients.
Director, Law & Cyber
From television series The Chaser, former lawyer Julian Morrow brings you this captivating session that will test your knowledge about legal ethics to keep you up to date with interesting new developments from Australia and around the world in this CPD trivia-style session. This session will see you:
Purpose, people, process and place are the four key foundations to growing a successful business. Drawing on her expertise from world-class organisations, Rachel will focus on how to enhance your output by hiring the right people, in the right jobs and in the right environment. You will learn:
Asia-Pacific Lead, D2 Legal Technology
Boutique lawyers and law firms face unique and complex challenges, and “doing it all” can be the tip of the iceberg. As a small business, you don’t necessarily have the resources to do everything at once. This session will provide you with panellists who will speak from experience to share valuable insights into what tools were game-changing for them, what didn’t work and the importance of little practicalities. You will learn:
Founder and Principal, Resolution123
Founder and Principal, Quantum Law Group
Director and Founder, Balance Family Law
To capitalise on change in 2021, James will discuss how to stay relevant and successful in the changing landscape we find ourselves in today, why every business needs to be continually innovating, and how every individual can do it. In eight years of hosting “The New Inventors”, former lawyer James O’Loghlin met hundreds of people who thought outside the box and came up with new and better ways of doing things.
In this enlightening session, you will learn:
Innovation Expert, Broadcaster and Author
*Agenda subject to change