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Small Firms Division

Law Management Section 'People in Practice' conference (28 February 2018)

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A practical and strategic HR event for legal professionals and HR professionals in law. 

This conference is designed to place you ahead of the competition in law firm management, it is tailored for those responsible for HR and staffing issues in law firms. Get up-to-the-minute strategies and practical guidance to implement on your return to your firms.

Conference sessions will be led by industry experts who will provide both strategic insight and practical guidance on issues including:

  • the gender pay gap
  • retention
  • the impact of GDPR
  • the role of HR in branding.

Our keynote speaker will be Funke Abimbola MBE, general counsel, Roche Products Limited. Funke is a multi-award winning lawyer, public speaker, TV contributor, diversity leader, patron and board member. She is currently a senior lawyer and compliance and business leader for Roche UK,  the world’s largest biotech company. Alongside this, Funke is an active diversity campaigner (gender, race and social mobility), media contributor (including BBC One) and board member outside of work. 

Who should attend? 

  • Managing partners
  • Senior partners
  • Practice managers overseeing HR strategy and staffing
  • HR professionals
  • HR advisors to law firms.

Members of the Law Society’s Law Management Section can benefit from reduced rates at this conference. 


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About the Small firms Division

Your Small Firms Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all smaller legal businesses, including sole practitioners.

See our 2017/18 Engagement Programme