How digitalisation and competition are reshaping how law firms do business


How digitalisation and competition are reshaping how law firms do business

Presentation by Neil Button, Solution Architect, Fulcrum GT

The FLS – Future Lawyer Summit is a one-day event taking place at one of the most contemporary venues in the City of London – etc. venues St Paul’s, London, United Kingdom.
The conference gathers Director of Innovations/Business Transformation, IT Directors, Managing and Senior Partners representing small, medium-sized and the Legal 500. This year the FLS is pleased to announce that we are inviting the in-house legal counsels to our legal innovation discussion. We will be looking at ways to introduce better collaborative practices to deliver top-tier legal performance by both private practice and in-house teams.
FLS provides the platform for legal technology vendors and consultancies to equip the modern lawyer with the tools to be a tech-step ahead.

Agenda in Brief:
08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast
09:00 – 09:10 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
09:10 – 09:25 Keynote speech
09:25 – 10:20 Panel discussion: Cutting out the Nonsense – Real-life examples of how A.I. improved legal so far
What are the main practical issues in using legal AI systems?
Is it always useful to use AI? Is it mainly about volume?
Do lawyers have enough time to learn how to use AI systems?
Has the pricing model changed since AI was first used at your firm?
How much are law firms using AI tools when they adopt them? How soon will broader use across firms take place?

11:35 – 12:30 Panel discussion: Cyber Security & GDPR- Managing risk
• Operational Impact of GDPR
• Dealing with sensitive client data
• The Age of Cyber Terror – closing all doors to ransom bandits
• Guarding client’s information through tech
• Effective Cyber Security for Law Firms and in-house legal departments
12:30 – 12:45 Stand-alone presentation
12:45 – 13:00 Stand-alone presentation
14:00 – 14:45 Panel discussion: Customer is King- Improving the relationship between client and private practice through technology
• Evolve business practices to offer responsive, secure and personalised services
• Develop marketing and brand strategy to compete with new market entrants
• Deploy advanced communication technology to sustain competitiveness
• The emergence of legal marketplaces and your place in them
• Using analytical tools to better understand your clients’ case
14:45 – 15:00 Stand-alone presentation
15:00 – 16:00 Coffee & Tea Networking Session
16:00 – 16:40 Panel discussion: Getting People and Processes in line- Modernising the business of law
• Establishing a Target Operating Model
• Back office function transformation
• Front office innovation
• Pricing and profitability management of innovative services & platforms
• Creating a process of regularly auditing and reviewing current solutions
16:40 – 16:55 Stand-alone presentation
16:55 – 17:35 Panel Discussion: Adopting operational efficiency by in-house legal departments through tech and best practices
17:35 – 18:15 The great debate: Clash of Titans- Big four vs. Big law
Should we consider the rapid expansion of the Big Four as the biggest underestimated threat to the legal profession today?
18:15 – 18:20 Closing remarks
18:20 – 19:30 Drinks reception & Networking Session
What to Expect on the Day:

Listen to 5 thought-provoking discussions
Over 30 speakers from leading UK and international law firms and hand-picked legal innovators
Network with 220+ like-minded professionals looking beyond tomorrow in a fast-changing legal landscape

Innovation Stage
Attend 2 carefully selected legal solution and product demonstrations, that can help your practice to become an efficient, organised and adaptable business ready to embrace the opportunities opened by new technologies
Why Attend?

Network with 220 decision makers representing world leading law firms
Introduce your latest tech and service offerings to carefully selected audience
Strengthen existing partnerships
Win new business
Find out what the latest trends in the legal sector are and be a tech-step ahead

Who Should Attend?

Managing and Senior Partners of law firms
Associates of law firms
Heads of IT
In-house legal counsels
Directors of Innovation & Business Transformation
Data & Information Architects
Marketing & Business Development Specialists
Legal Innovators & Solution Providers

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