Legal minds across the south are invited to attend a seminar aimed at enabling them to tackle challenges facing their sector, while also finding new business opportunities. The event, jointly hosted by CW Fellowes and Lloyds Banking Group, will take place on Wednesday October 9 at the Solent Hotel in Whiteley.
David Gilroy, sales and marketing director and co-founder of Conscious Solutions, a company that specialises in providing marketing solutions for legal firms, will provide the attendees with simple and effective lead generation ideas in his talk: ’10 practical marketing ideas your firm can be doing by 5pm on a Friday’.
Gilroy has a strong understanding of what is required to hit new business sales targets. Having worked with over 400 law firms in the past, he is also well-versed in the requirements and constraints that face the profession. He is a renowned speaker at legal marketing events, and often writes for PM Forum and The Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.
The second guest speaker is David Page, a senior macroeconomist from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (LBCM), who will be giving a talk on ‘UK Economic Update – Recovery starts to beat expectations’.
Page, who was ranked ‘Number One UK Forecaster’ in 2011 by Bloomberg, provides UK macroeconomic advice to the bank’s commercial clients, as well as those in financial institutions and major corporations.
Speaking of the event, managing director at CW Fellowes Adam Wilson said: “We have aimed the seminar at supporting the legal profession through a period of unprecedented change, by introducing it to businesses that could assist with whatever issues it is facing.”
Jennie Cartwright, professional practices relationship manager at Lloyds Banking Group, added: “We are delighted to have David Page speaking for us. He is very much in demand and manages to make economics easy to understand by relating it to things that affect us all in our day-to-day lives – be it business or home.”