The Alternative Legal Finance Summit

16-17 September 2024
Wyboston Lakes Resort, Bedfordshire

Secure the future of your firm

Now in year five, this Summit is for CFOs and finance directors of mid-tier law firms.

The event is part of the Alternative Legal Management Summit, giving you insight into the leadership challenges of law firms.  After lunch on Monday 16 September, CFOs and finance directors break away for the Alternative Legal Finance Summit, giving you dedicated finance content.

The Alternative Legal Finance Summit offers more networking opportunities than you find elsewhere, this isn’t a trade show, it’s a festival of learning and networking.

Our agenda is researched and designed for and by firm leaders – with a focus on helping to provide a strategic roadmap for your firm’s future sustainability and profitability.

Delegates attend for free which includes dinner and overnight accommodation.

Be part of something special

Watch our highlights reel

Reasons you should attend

Secure the future of the firm

Discover how AI can improve cash flow forecasting

Gain insight into the future of financial analysis and planning for mid-sized law firms. Learn which strategies and approaches are being implemented by your peers.

Boosting profitability

Uncover the real issue with working capital management and lock-up

Join the panel discussion to hear what people have tried, what’s worked, what hasn’t, and why?

Hybrid working

Debate regulatory compliance: how much is too much?

Explore the fine line between necessary compliance measures and excessive regulatory burden, and how it is shaping legal practice, and affecting lawyers, firms, and their clients.

Explore partner performance, behaviour and compensation arrangements

Prepare for a lively discussion as we debate partner performance in mid-market law firms at this year's Samoan Circle.

Hearing from other firms with similar challenges and about solutions.

Jonathan Booty

IT Systems Manager, Bulley Davey Limited

Networking with other similar sized and forward-thinking practices.

Sarah Slade

Digital Development Manager, Ensors Accountants

Honest sharing of information and struggles of other professionals.

Ercan Demiralay

Partner, Wellers

Meeting people going through the same challenges and size is relevant – meeting great new people.

Rebecca Trudgett

Director, Switchfoot Accounting Limited

Hearing that the larger accountancy firms had made the same decision as I had on their choice of practice software.

Jessica Pillow

Managing Director, Pillow May

I thought that all the speakers were excellent, and the topics were very relevant to the conference.

Ian Thomas

IT Manager, Bevan Buckland LLP

Understanding where everybody else is on the journey to a new age of accounting. It was useful to validate our challenges against those faced by other organisations.

Stuart Seed

IT Manager, MHA Moore and Smalley

Excellent keynotes. Breakouts were a great opportunity to hear others’ experiences of the journeys we wish to embark on or are already going through and discuss the challenges and successes that they and we have had along the way. Speaking to sponsors and networking with other delegates.

Kylie Grant

Project Director, Menzies LLP

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