We host events throughout the year – including webinars, roundtables and our illustrious annual party at The Club at The Ivy. We are also proudly associated with causes we firmly believe in and contribute to their events.
Our CEO Melissa Davis and Partner Linsay Leslie are also actively involved in the International Bar Association as a member of its Law Firm Management Committee Advisory Board and are regular speakers on topics such as reputation management, legal directories and branding.
To be announced
Social media: will it build or break your reputation? Thursday 20 May at 2pm
Social media is a vital tool for building a personal and corporate brand. So how can we use it effectively and mitigate against the risks and its dark side? We will also discuss whether social networks should do more to protect users and if so what. We are joined by:
- Leigh Nicol – Crystal Palace footballer & Associate Director, B5 Consultancy
- Damian Collins – former Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee
- Chris Scott – Senior Partner at leading reputation law firm Slateford
- Eduardo Reyes – Commissioning and Features Editor, Law Society Gazette
The panel will discuss best practice, good tactics, and what to do if it all goes wrong, looking at real-life examples. Those wanting to build a brand online will be guided how to do it safely and effectively.
Webinar: The addiction to perfectionism in the legal sector: what’s its impact on mental health? – Thursday 29 April @ 2pm (UK)
<>We will discuss whether lawyers are addicted to perfectionism and what the consequences are for mental wellness. We will focus on the culture of perfectionism within the professional service sector, and the negative effects it has on individuals’ wellbeing, discussing the link between shame and addiction and how that erodes the ability to be vulnerable and to connect, and the impact this has on the resilience of the sector as a whole. Our experts will discuss how to prevent the negative spiral that can lead to addiction and what support is out there.
Webinar: How to build resilience and emotional wellbeing in your firm – 11 March 2021 @ 3pm
The first webinar in our resilience and wellbeing series with:
- International motivational speaker Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE, who tells us what life was like as a Special Forces commander and why being a mental health campaigner is so important to him.
- Jeff Davis, GC of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund, whose leadership style has been heavily influenced by his personal life and he says being vulnerable is a vital part of the client relationship.
- Anna Dąbrowska, a Partner at Wardynski & Partners in Poland, who sits on the European Regional Forum of the IBA on its mental wellbeing working party.
Webinar: Your reputation: how to protect and grow your brand during turbulent times – 7 October @ 1pm
We are often asked about what we can learn from other industries in terms of marketing and reputation. To meet this demand Simon Calver, the former CEO of LoveFilm and Mothercare, will talk frankly about how he managed the reputation of these companies through their heydays and dark times and what professional services firms can learn. Our exceptional panel also includes senior lawyers from the UK, South Korea and Nigeria who will give the professional services perspective on how to not only protect but also build your reputation during a crisis.
The media perspective comes from Victoria Macdonald, Health and Social Care Editor at Channel 4 News, one of the leading correspondents breaking stories throughout COVID-19.
Webinar: Technology: the answer for the legal profession, post-pandemic – or the biggest threat to its future?
88% of participants felt that the legal sector was behind other sectors on technology. Our expert panel discuss the importance of first understanding the driver for any new technology and how technology can be marshalled to help improve the profession and our working lives in general.
IBA webinar Part 2: has Covid-19 solved the challenge of lawyer burnout or made it worse? – Friday July 3, 1pm
Our CEO Melissa co-chaired this webinar, speaking to law firm leaders who have implemented resilience programmes and by doing so created a culture that looks to solve the challenge of lawyer burnout.
IBA webinar: Leadership in challenging times
People or profits? Our CEO Melissa will be co-hosting this webinar discussing how we navigate back to the ‘new abnormal’. Have leaders in the profession learned lessons in the last few months to ensure that emotional authenticity is at the top of the agenda?
Webinar: Separation and parenting through the pandemic
We’re proud to be pro bono campaign partner for @OnlyMums & @OnlyDads. Our CEO Melissa co-chaired a webinar on separation during a pandemic with Channel 4 News Health and Social Care Editor Victoria Macdonald.
The recording is available on the OnlyMums website homepage
Webinar: Social media and reputation during COVID-19 – June 2020
Our webinar on social media and reputation had a huge turnout. Authenticity and kindness were the key themes. Hear what our expert panel had to say.
Webinar: Meet the media – April 2020
Our Q&A with top legal journalists provided fascinating insights on some of the key questions facing law firms, barristers and the in-house legal community as we adapted to the challenges of the Coronavirus crisis.