Welcome to the Business Leadership Summit

Recent developments in the legal market have led to a point where everything seems extremely complicated, be it AI, diversity, technology etc. There must be a simpler more straight-forward way of dealing with all of it, perhaps by going back to basics and breaking things apart into simpler components.

This year’s Business Leadership Summit will focus on exactly that, with the sole purpose of giving attendees actionable and practical wins that they can take away and implement in their own firms.

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What our visitors say?

  • As a newly appointed COO, the event was invaluable in helping me understand what I need to focus on and how I can support the Board in enabling our firm to continue to excel.
    Sinead O'Conner
    COO
    DQ Advocates Limited
  • The event is a great opportunity to keep abreast of the changing legal landscape.
    Rippan Vig
    Director of Client & Strategic Development
    Watson Farley & Williams
  • Good event to network, find out where the conversation is at, learn who is doing what and who is leading innovation.
    Heidi Smith
    Director
    Jurilogical
  • Great networking and speakers.  Good to see the issues of the day being debated.
    Heather Key
    Head of Legal and Contracts Services
    Serco
  • The Summit is an excellent environment in which to reflect on the current and imminent challenges for our sector, and to assess how those should be feeding into law firm strategy.
    David Savage
    Partner, Head of Construction & Infrastructure Sector
    Charles Russell Speechlys
  • Really useful, bang up to date and spot on with what's important right now and for the future.
    Richard Kemp
    Founder
    Kemp IT Law
  • I found the event very thought provoking and it gave me lots of discussion topics to take back to our boardroom. The speakers are of the highest quality and the Summit is a fantastic place to get up to date information and debate on where the industry is heading.
    Laura Fisher
    Marketing Director
    Gunnercooke LLP
  • Good interactive well-run event with a good level of attendants.
    Alexandra Naumann
    Director of Consulting
    Mason & Cook
  • This year there was an understandable and appropriate focus on tech driven disruption. It was also an opportunity to engage with both suppliers and early adopters of interesting technology that will one day be ubiquitous in our future businesses.
    David Savage
    Partner, Head of Construction & Infrastructure Sector
    Charles Russell Speechlys

Advisory Board

Stephen 	 Allen

Stephen Allen

Global Head of Legal Operations, Innovation Lead

Hogan Lovells

Ben  Allgrove

Ben Allgrove

Global Research & Development Partner

Baker McKenzie

Sally	 Davies

Sally Davies

Senior Partner

Mayer Brown

Andrew	 McManus

Andrew McManus

IT Director

Eversheds Sutherland

Isabel	 Parker

Isabel Parker

Chief Legal Innovation Officer

Freshfields

Kate	 Tomlinson

Kate Tomlinson

Innovation Director

Norton Rose Fulbright

Anthony Vigneron

Director, Legal Technology Solutions

Clifford Chance

Nick 	 West

Nick West

Chief Strategy Officer

Mishcon de Reya

Ben	 Williams

Ben Williams

Managing Director, (Peerpoint)

Allen & Overy

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etc. venues County Hall

Westminster Bridge

County Hall
Riverside Building
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 7PB


Wednesday 25
September 2019

08.30 - 17.30

Venue Website

Walking from Westminster underground station

Leave the station via exits 1 & 2 and turn right up the steps onto Westminster Bridge. Walk across the bridge towards County Hall and the London Eye. At the end of the bridge continue straight on along the pavement. Go straight past the entrance to Marriott hotel walking around the building and turn left in to Belvedere Road. Continue along Belvedere Road which runs along the back of County Hall - the door to the venue is situated in the middle of the building opposite Forum Magnum Square.

Walking from Waterloo mainline and underground station

Head towards platform 18 and leave the station at exit 5 (under the large brown arch) and walk down the stone steps keeping to the left. At the foot of the stairs keep left and walk towards York Road, turn left on to York Road and continue walking with the parade of shops on your left. Keep walking along York Road with the Thames / London Eye on the opposite side of the road to the right. Keep walking up York Road until you see a Premier Inn - just after this there is a crossing which leads to Forum Magnum Square. Cross over to the Square and the door to the venue is directly in front of you across the Square. Should you accidently find yourself at the London Eye end of Belvedere Road, walk down the road and the door is located just past and opposite Starbucks.

By Bus

etc.venues County Hall is located on the South end of Westminster Bridge and is served by bus routes RV1, 12, 53, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 453, and 507.

By Taxi

Please note that there are barriers either end of Belvedere Road, when arriving by taxi you will need to walk up Belvedere Road as per the walking instructions.

THE SUMMIT IN NUMBERS

 

95%...

of attendees contribute towards their firm’s business strategy

74%...

of attendees have purchasing responsibility

48%...

of firms represented have 1000+ employees

58%...

of firms represented have more than 100 partners

42%...

of firms represented have 10+ offices

54%...

of attendees are Managing Partners

Contact us

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Registration Enquiries

Felicia Drakos

Project Manager

020 7970 4279

Speaking Enquiries

Denisa Luchian

Conference Producer

0207 970 4663

Sponsorship Enquiries

Mark Philbrick

Commercial Director

0207 970 4647

General Enquiries

Sarah Hetherington

Event Manager

020 7970 4532

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