Agenda

View the agenda for this year’s Alternative Legal Finance Summit below or click the button to get a printable version.

The Alternative Legal Finance Summit will run alongside the Alternative Legal Management Summit in the afternoon. Finance Directors and CFO's will break away for their own dedicated agenda at 14:15 on Monday 16 September. The two events come together again in the late afternoon/evening and on the following day on 17 September.

09:00

Registration, coffee & networking

09:45

Welcome from Alternative Events

09:50

Chair’s opening remarks

09:55

Keynote presentation
Leading the way: challenges and reflections on senior leadership

Prepare to be challenged and inspired in this thought-provoking presentation on managing partner leadership.

10:40

Panel discussion
Navigating the regulatory maze: balancing compliance and growth in mid-tier law firms

Mid-tier law firms face mounting pressure to comply with an ever-expanding array of regulatory requirements.

11:10

The Alternative Legal Management Survey

11:15

Networking & coffee break

12:00

Keynote presentation
Crossing generational bridges: navigating inter-generational dynamics in the modern workplace/in today’s law firm

Join us for an insightful keynote session featuring a renowned generational expert, as we consider the challenges facing a multi-generational workplace.

12:30

Panel discussion

Following her presentation, our keynote speaker will be joined for a panel discussion to explore these key themes.

13:00

Lunch and networking break

The Alternative Legal Management Summit will break out into multiple stages and the Alternative Legal Finance Summit.

Welcome all Legal Finance delegates!

To get maximum value out of the day you are welcome to join us for the morning sessions of the Legal Management Summit.

The dedicated legal finance programme will start at 14:15.

14:15

Chair’s opening remarks

14:20

Presentation: how can AI improve cash flow forecasting?

Cashflow forecasting is always a challenge for law firms, and in particular, revenue forecasting is particularly difficult in multi-disciplinary firms with multiple work types and a myriad of billing and cash realisation models. 

14:50

Panel discussion

Working capital management and lock-up: what is the real issue here? 

15:15

Roundtables – Part One

Peer-to-peer Roundtables are 30-minute discussion groups, each led by a finance leader in a law firm.

15:45

Networking break

16:15

Roundtables – Part Two

Part Two of the Peer-to-peer Roundtables continues.

16:50

Panel discussion

Capital and funding growth: succession is no longer the same as it once was. 

17:15

Chair’s closing remarks

FD's and CFO's will re-join the Alternative Legal Summit for the Samoan Circle in the main room, followed by drinks, a seated dinner and an overnight stay.

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