Macquarie Business Insights Series: Stepping into the Abyss – Setting up a New Practice

Wednesday 9th December, 2015 4:30 pm – Wednesday 9th December, 2015 6:00 pm
Conference Room, Hosted by Macquarie
Ground Floor, 235 St Georges Terrace Perth

Starting a new law firm is a step into the unknown. It will require nerve and the ability to lead yourself and others on a new adventure.

Why take such a step? What is it like? How can you get into the right mind-set for success?

An experienced panel, led by Chair Glen McLeod, will walk you through the thought processes and planning that needs to take place to start up a successful practice and share tips on:

  • finding and keeping the best people
  • marketing, organisational development, administration and accounting
  • basic management issues
  • leaving the big firm and going at it alone – the sole practitioner
  • realistic timeframes
  • IT and website
  • the distributed virtual service provider
  • financing the venture
  • policies for charging clients
  • outsourcing issues

Attendees are encouraged to send through questions ahead of time to the following email: cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au.

Refreshments will be hosted by Macquarie after the seminar.

Level: General

Competency
  • 1.5 points Competency 1 Practice Management

 

Sponsored by

Speakers

Glen McLeod
Glen McLeod Lawyers

Aaron Boddy
State Sales Manager – WA/SA
Macquarie Group

Jon Goodgame
Associate Director
Macquarie Bank

Price
Member
$179
Non-Member
$242
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Member)
$84
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Non-Member)
$153
CPD Active
$0