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Manage and Grow Your Firm in the New UK-EU Relationship

Learn how you can manage your firm better now that the transition period has ended and get your questions answered by UK legal industry experts.

As the dust settles from the UK leaving the EU, we’ll discuss the impact for UK law firms, the actions you may need to take, and how you can forge a way forward in 2021 and beyond. 

Join Clio’s Lawyer in Residence, Joshua Lenon as he chats with a panel of legal industry experts about how UK law firms can best manage their businesses in the post-Brexit era.

Some questions we’ll discuss:

  • What changes are you required to make to your firm? 
  • EU data flow—how does the EU-UK Cooperation Agreement impact data adequacy?
  • Is now a good time to expand internationally?
  • What opportunities exist? 

What to expect:

  • An interactive panel discussion
  • The opportunity to ask your own questions 
  • An exclusive prize for one lucky attendee

Who should attend:

  • Owners, managing partners, and solicitors from law firms with a UK office and European clients.

Duration: 45 minutes 

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Speakers

Sophie Barrett-Brown

Senior Partner and Head of UK Practice

Laura Devine Immigration

Sophie is Senior Partner & Head of UK Practice at leading boutique firm Laura Devine Immigration, and is recognised as a foremost expert in UK immigration, nationality and EU free movement law. Sophie’s clients are from all sectors and range from multinational corporations to entrepreneurs, HNW individuals and families. Sophie is widely regarded for her work influencing policy and sharing knowledge for the wider profession and migrant groups; she is a trustee (and former Chair) of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, a member of Lexis PSL’s Editorial Consulting Board and a regular conference speaker on immigration issues.

León Fernando Del Canto

Head of Chambers

Del Canto Chambers

Fernando is a tax qualified English Barrister and Spanish Abogado and he is instructed regularly by solicitors and auditors all around the world. He trained with KPMG, Deloitte and Grant Thornton before moving to private practice. In 2006 he became the first Spanish citizen to hold a double qualification as a barrister in England and Spanish Abogado and he joined The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London. He is a member of the Worshipful Association of Tax Advisers in the City of London, a liveryman of the City of London.

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Digital Law

Peter is a Solicitor and leading expert in data protection, cyber security regulation, and social media law. As Managing Director of Digital Law, he advises clients across US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. He is Chair of the Law Society’s GDPR Working Group and the Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee, and is a member of the Law Society Board. He is also author of the Law Society Cyber Security Toolkit.

Hosts

Joshua Lenon

Lawyer in Residence

Clio

Joshua Lenon is the Lawyer in Residence at Clio. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua brings legal scholarship to the conversations happening both within Clio and with its customers. Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on technology’s capability to enhance their practice, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of the legal system.

Geraldine O'Reilly

Co-host

Clio

Having had nearly a decade of experience in tech and the legal field, Geraldine has a deep understanding of the needs of businesses and lawyers. Geraldine leads Clio’s European events and community strategy and has spoken and moderated on many occasions about the future of legal, law firm growth, and cloud technology and security. Geraldine is also passionate about helping firms grow.