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Legal Week Events is the successful conference division of Legal Week. Flagship events include the Litigation Forum, Corporate Counsel Forum, Private Client Forum, Strategic Technology Forum. Legal Week Events also organises The British Legal Awards in December. For all event enquiries email legalweekconference@incisivemedia.com

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All part of the process: how law firms are exploiting IT for strategic innovation

Legal Week's Strategic Technology Forum 2015, which will take place in Portugal this June, will focus on the ways in which law firms are using IT to gain business advantage, covering subjects including continuous process improvement, resource management, data security and cloud computing.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 02 March 2015 | Practice Area: Data Subjects

Globalisation - an opportunity or threat for independent law firms?

There is no doubt that businesses are operating on an increasingly global scale, but what does this mean for the provision of legal services - and what are the opportunities for independent law firms? This subject and much more will be discussed at next month's Global Independent Law Firms Forum.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 16 February 2015 | Practice Area: Technology

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Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide: cross-border estate planning in the new age

Modern private client lawyers face new challenges presented by the instability in the world today. The Private Client Forum Americas, which will take place in Costa Rica next month, will discuss how clients need to understand there are no more grey areas and that compliance is the order of the day.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 21 January 2015 | Practice Area: Domicile and residence

The biggest technology challenges facing law firms - and their impact on the legal profession

In this video, managing partners, CIOs and IT directors from firms including BLP, Travers Smith, Hogan Lovells, Taylor Wessing, BLM and Bird & Bird discuss the key technology challenges facing law firms, and the issues that are set to have the biggest impact on how the legal profession operates.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 14 October 2014 | Practice Area: Data Subjects

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Turning conformity into business innovation - corporate governance and risk on the agenda

Risk is manifesting itself in new and convoluted ways, requiring a proactive problem-solving mindset. This November's Corporate Governance & Risk Forum will offer the ultimate platform to tackle this subject, helping you to boost you understanding of corporate governance and organisational culture.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 29 September 2014 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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A corporate counsel’s guide to alternative dispute resolution in Hong Kong

In this Q&A, Ruth Stackpool-Moore, managing counsel of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and Dr Wang Wenying, secretary general of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong, discuss current trends in dispute resolution and the challenges they face.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 14 May 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Committed to independence - how Macfarlanes and Travers Smith weathered the financial crisis

When the financial crisis hit, many expected private equity heavyweights and committed independents Travers Smith and Macfarlanes to suffer. Five years on, and the pair have bounced back surprisingly well - this Legal Week article finds out why and how.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 03 March 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

Trusted advisers – private client experts debate the future of trusts

Although trusts have endured through the centuries into the modern age, they have recently fallen victim to intense political and regulatory pressure. At the Legal Week Private Client Forum last year, leading practitioners tackled the thorny question of whether trusts have finally had their day.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 17 February 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Independents day - how can independent law firms thrive in a fast-growing global market?

As the legal market becomes ever more competitive and GCs increasingly more demanding, only the best-run firms will survive. The focus of this year’s Global Independent Law Firms Forum is the changing international market for legal business and the place that independent law firms have within it.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 07 February 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

The new frontiers for trust litigation - the Trust & Estates Litigation Forum 2014

Where is trust litigation coming from, and what are the most common problems encountered? This year's Legal Week Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, chaired by Shan Warnock-Smith QC of 5 Stone Buildings and co-chair Anthony Poulton of Baker & McKenzie, will address the future of trust litigation.

Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 29 January 2014 | Practice Area: Inheritance Tax

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