Chambers Management Seminars

Date: 6 March 2019

Time: 17:30 - 19:30

This series of chambers managements seminars is aimed at giving barristers, chambers staff including senior clerks a foundation in essential chambers management issues. Ideal for heads of chambers and members of management committees, it will cover governance, finances and people management. 

 

Governance 

The first of three management seminars will look at chambers' ability to weather risk and indeed thrive. A successful business can be traced back to good governance. This seminar will highlight and discuss all the factors that chambers need to consider, including the different structures for chambers, options for management and what should be covered by chambers' constitution. 

Confirmed speakers include:

Scott Leonard,  Russell-Cooke LLP

Robin Jackson, 3VB 

 

People Management   

Highlighting policies and practices chambers should have in place and maintain. Covering real scenarios, to give attendees a better understanding of the best way to resolve issues. 

Confirmed speakers include:

Joanna Chatterton, Fox Williams LLP 

David Murphy,  Fox Williams LLP 

Eleena Misra, Old Square Chambers

 

Financial Management 

The final session will cover the concerns of chambers' ability to meet its expenses, weather unexpected financial risks, effectively and fairly apportion costs among barristers, and how to meet financial reporting obligations. It will highlight the basics of financial planning, starting with an annual budget and cashflow forecast as well as examining making VAT returns digital.

Confirmed speakers include:

Jonathan Lawrence BA(Hons) FCCA, Place Campbell 

Ben Whittaker BSc FCCA,  Place Campbell 

Martin Dyke,  Serjeants Inn

Robin Jackson, 3VB 

 

Live stream video available for those on circuit:  If you wish to purchase the videos of the seminars, please contact us at TrainingandEvents@Barcouncil.org.uk