Keynote Speaker

“Brilliant!”
Michael Eardley, Divisional Director, Willis, UK.

Brilliant and inspiring speaker…”
Bartlomiej Zwardon, conference interpreter/translator polish-spanish-english, Poland.

“If you want to conquer Social Media then you must listen to this lady – brilliant!”
David Lister, Founder & MD, Law Plain And Simple. Founder & MD X-Press Legal Services, UK.

Delegates were WOWed by her ‘naked’ approach, style and content… (and) her uniquely ROAR advice…”
Simon Tupman, law firm innovation specialist, Future Firm Forum conference organiser, New Zealand.

“much more fascinating than Susskind’s talk… you go a lot further into the future. It is a scary thought but hopefully one that we can capitalise on.”
Ashley Fairbrother, Edmonds Marshall McMahon, UK

“… technological developments at a high level … potential impact on professional services … you took that awareness to a very new level. Your talk was fascinating and it’s given me an opportunity to consider application of technologies in a way that I hadn’t contemplated before!”
Ruth Finch, Solicitor FSR, UK.

One of the most insightful experts on the future of the legal market! She has the ability to “wake up” the listeners with an eloquent description of the past, the present and the future… (she) truly engaged the listeners with her vast knowledge of the Legal industry.”
Knut-Magnar Aanestad, Chief Knowledge Officer and Head of Information Technology at Schjodt Law Firm, Norway

“Wow!! What an amazing presenter… practical, fun, hands onDo not miss the opportunity to hear what Chrissie has to say and engage her services for your people.  It is a very worthwhile investment!!
Trish Greenwood, General Manager, Malley & Co Lawyers, Christchurch, New Zealand.

“… delivered a fascinating talk which really gave our delegates a real jolt. Chrissie reminded them that embracing change need not be a step in the dark, but rather a chance to revitalise their businesses. Chrissie is a pro who is very knowledgeable and above all, good fun to work with!”
Marek Handzel, Editor, Claims Magazine – Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer, Leeds, UK.

I’d be delighted and honoured to speak at conferences, events, seminars, partner meetings, management meetings and private gatherings in the UK and internationally…

You will note from the positioning of EntrepreneurLawyer together with my knowledge, experience, strengths and talents that I would be ideally suited to present to:

* Lawyers

* Entrepreneurs

* Professional Practice

* Innovative and ambitious people and businesses

Themes:

  • iCyborg Lawyer
  • The humanisation of lawyering when using Technology – capture the data, capture attention, capture the client; be captivating! Strategies for boosting profit margins.
  • The future of law and lawyering
  • The changing role of the lawyer
  • Innovation – strategies for success
  • ‘Brand,Me’ and ‘Brand,Firm’ – creation & alignment
  • Social Media and Social Networking to maximise your bottom line
  • Achieving increased sales through marketing, branding and selling smartly
  • Niching for unique positioning
  • Business Development 20:20
  • Increasing value through referral strategies and relationships
  • Get new clients; keep existing clients; leverage the relationship
  • Communication & Behaviour
  • Extraordinary client relationships – knowing you, knowing them
  • Emotional intelligence, self awareness, self confidence, ethics and authenticity
  • Recognising and unleashing your strengths and talents
  • Leadership in career, business and life
  • A portfolio career for business and life
  • Transiting to and from lawyering

Do feel free to get in touch

I’d be delighted to be involved :-)

Here’s a flavour of what I’m up to (so far) in 2014. I hope to see you there!

2014 events & conferences

Dec 3 – King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin, London, UK. Keynote Speaker for ‘Strictly Business’. “Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer & The Art of Reinvention in a Digital, Silicon & Robotic Legal World.”A private event for the law firm.

Dec – Thomson Reuters Elite, Dubai, UAE. Consultant. Speaker. More details to follow

Nov/DecLexisNexis, London, UK. LexisNexis UK InterAction User Group meeting. Speaker / Consultant. More details to follow.

Nov 12 – Peppermint Technology Research Forum 2014, London, UK. Speaker & panel member.More details to follow.

Oct 20-22, IBA Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan. Speaker & Panel Commentator“Social media and the digital age in the workplace.”

Sep 18-19 – Association of European Lawyers AGM, St Helier, Jersey. Keynote Speaker.Law Firms in the 21st Century: The Art of Reinvention in a Digital, Silicon & Robotic Legal World.”

May 22 – Deltek 6 Stars, Copenhagen, Denmark. Keynote Speaker. “Preparing for 2020: Technology, the Internet, iCyborg lawyer and RoboLawyer” A private event devoted to law, technology, innovation and sales in the legal services industry.

May 13 – Clydesdale Bank, London, UK Keynote Speaker. “The Future of Law: iCyborg Lawyering & Business Development in a Rapidly Changing Legal Market ” A private event during Business Week devoted to assisting the growth of legal firms.

Apr 3 - Super Growth Conference 14, Leeds, UK.  Speaker. “From Entrepreneur to Lawyer and Back Again: Chrissie’s journey, the Why and How, and What the next 35years have in store for all of us!”

Mar 29-30LawWithoutWalls. Miami, USA. Entrepreneur Mentor “Robot Lawyers: The Future of On-Line Chat Attorneys”. The 1st Annual LWOW X All-Virtual ConPosium.

Mar 13 – Claims Conference 2014 – The Art of Reinvention. Manchester, UK.Speaker. “The Future of The Law”

Mar 12 – Social Media For Law 2014 Conference. London, UK.Speaker. “Using Social Media to Win New Business: ROAR into the world of social media and law law land”.

Mar 11 – Niche Network Dinner. London, UK.Speaker. ” iCyborg Lawyers: Lawyering & Business Development in a Rapidly Changing Legal Market…”

Jan 18-19LawWithoutWalls. St Gallen, Switzerland. Speaker; Panelist; Entrepreneur Mentor “Robot Lawyers: The Future of On-Line Chat Attorneys”. University of St. Gallen Executive School of Management, Techonology and Law.

Jan 15 - X-Press Legal CPD event. Wetherby racecourse, Leeds, UK.Speaker. “ATTENTION! Let’s ROAR!! When Niche, “Brand,Me” & Content rock… Profits roll.”

2013 events & conferences

Dec 5 – Armstrong Watson Breakfast Club. Leeds, UK. Keynote Speaker. “Digital Times. It’s Time To Get Naked! Business Development in a Rapidly Changing Legal Market.”.

Nov 18 – Peppermint Technology Research Forum 2013, London, UK. Speaker & panel member. “How ROAR and The Naked Lawyer is helping law firms enable change.The launch of”What clients really want from a legal service provider” research. Theme: “The journey towards a client centric legal firm.” 

Nov 7 – Deltek 6 Stars, Oslo, Norway. Keynote Speaker. “What does a leading law firm have to do to adapt to the ‘New Normal’?” A private event devoted to law, technology, innovation and sales in the legal services industry.

Oct 7 -Interviewby Mitch Jackson (Super Lawyer & Orange County Trial Lawyer of the Year), California, USA. (via Skype & Spreecast). Speaker. “Let’s Get Naked!”. Sharing the concepts within The Naked Lawyer eBook (best-seller 2011 & 2012) how to market, brand & sell YOU! Plus the future of law, the role of the lawyer, how to enjoy your career and life.

Sep 25 -  The Future of Lawyers, Fifth Annual Conference. Geneva, Switzerland. Keynote speaker: “Digital Times; It’s Time To Get Naked: Branding, Technology and Business Development In A Rapidly Changing Legal Market.”And The Naked Lawyer book signing :-)

July 25LexisNexis, London, UK. LexisNexis UK InterAction User Group meeting. Speaker / Consultant.

June 26 – Deltek 6 Stars, Stockholm, Sweden. Keynote Speaker. “What does a leading law firm have to do to adapt to the ‘New Normal’?” A private event devoted to law, technology, innovation and sales in the legal services industry.

June 14 – ReInvent Law. London, UK.A conference devoted to law, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in the legal services industry.

May 9 – Law Management Section (LMS) Law Society Annual Conference, London, UK. Speaker. “The Changing Nature of Business Development. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

May 1 - Modern Law Conference 2013 , London, UK. Designated Tweeter :-)
“ABS one year on – The New Frontiers of Law”.

April 30 – LawTech Futures, Charles Christian & Netlaw Media, London, UK. Designated Tweeter :-)  “LawTech Futures 2013 – The Future of Legal Technology – Keynote speaker Ray Kurzweil.”

April - LawWithoutWalls, Miami, Florida, USA. Speaker; Panelist; Entrepreneur Mentor. Theme: “Supermarket Law Firms: Honey, Can You Pick Up Some Ice Cream and an LLC.?” (University of Miami School of Law).

March 21 – Connect2Law, Cheshire, UK. Speaker.”FACE OFF: It’s time to get NAKED!David v Goliath in A Rapidly Changing Legal Market.”

Feb 1 – The Financial Markets Law Committee, London, UK. Cross-industry communication.Six Degrees – The Network Hub. Private gathering – invite only.

Jan 31LexisNexis, London, UK. Consultants Briefing. Consultant.

Jan 25-27X-press Legal Services (Franchising) Ltd, Manchester, UK. Annual Conference. Consultant / Speaker.

Jan 19-20 - LawWithoutWalls, Segovia, Spain. Speaker; Panelist; Entrepreneur Mentor. Theme: “Supermarket Law Firms: Honey, Can You Pick Up Some Ice Cream and an LLC.?” (University of Miami School of Law).

Jan 17 – Connect2Law, Manchester, UK. Annual BDM Gathering. Speaker. Facilitator. Consultant.

 

… And the year before…

2012 events & conferences

Dec 13 & 14  – UK National AssociationsCongress,London, England. Speaker: “Using Social Media to Retain, Recruit Members and Raise the Profile of Your Organisation.”

Nov 12  – LawTech Europe Congress,Prague, Czech Republic. Speaker, Panelist, Official Tweeter. Legal Technology Track: “Meet Generation X, Y & Z” and “Winning Clients & Keeping Them.”

Oct 25 – The Prince’s Trust, Million Makers Conference, Leeds, England.Speaker. “It’s a Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Social Media World. It’s Time To Get Naked!” Entrepreneurial lessons from The Naked Lawyer: RIP to XXX

Oct 18 – Winscribe Annual User Conference, Silverstone, England. Keynote Speaker. “Changing Times, Changing Law Firms: business development in a changing legal market.”

Oct  – Private luncheon function attended by the New Zealand High Commissioner. London, England. Speaker. “It’s a Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Social Media Legal World.”

Oct 1-5 – IBA Annual Conference (International Bar Association). Dublin, Northern Ireland. Speaker / Roundtable host. ‘Changing Times, Changing Law Firms’ – Marketing: Business development in a changing legal market. How important is personal branding, firm branding and social media in retaining and attracting clients? (Thurs 4th Oct 09:30-12:30)

Sep 18 – The Law Society of Scotland flagship conference “Law in Scotland”. Glasgow, Scotland. Speaker. “It’s A Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked! Lessons from The Naked Lawyer: RIP to XXX.”

Sep 14 – Salesforce.com, London,UK. Keynote Speaker. “Segway into social, open, mobile: Lawyers, get ready to digitally tool up!”

Sep 12 – Major, Lindsey & Africa, London,UK. ‘Managing Your Career: The XX Advantage Series.’ Speaker. “Social networking for lawyers. How to use social media to build business and advance your career.”

July 12 - Association of Women Solicitors, London, UK. Speaker. “It’s A Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked and Get Savvy with Social Media! Lessons from The Naked Lawyer.”

May 16-18Ark Group, Melbourne, Australia. The Australian Law Firm Best Practice Toolkit: untapping the full potential and mitigating the risks of Social Media in law firms’. Speaker / Workshop. “It’s A ‘Brand,Me’ Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked! Lessons from The Naked Lawyer.”

May 11 & 12Lawlink Annual Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand. Keynote Speaker. “It’s A Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

April 26 & 27SIFA Annual Conference, Daventry, UK. Plenary Speaker. “It’s A Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

April 23CLT, London, UK. Speaker. “ROAR! Social Networking Rocks. Opportunities & Benefits Roll.”

April 19 - Fordham Law School, New York, USA. Speaker. “It’s A ‘Brand Firm and Brand Me’ Digital World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”. Sharing the concepts within The Naked Lawyer eBook; how to market, brand & sell YOU! Plus the future of law and the role of the lawyer.

April 14-15 - LawWithoutWalls, Miami, Florida, USA. Speaker; Panelist; Mentor. Theme: How to Become an Entrepreneurial Lawyer. Helping to prepare “The Lawyers of Tomorrow, Today”. (University of Miami School of Law)

March 27 – TMT.LawTrust’12, Warsaw, Poland. Keynote Speaker. “ROAR – Reach Out And Relate: business development based on building relationships.”

March 15 – LawTech Futures, Charles Christian & Netlaw Media, London, UK. Designated Tweeter :-)  “LawTech Futures 2012 – The Future of Legal Technology.”

March 14 -  Managing Partners’ Forum, Leeds, UK. Speaker / Panelist. “Social Media: as Managing Partner of your firm what are the risks to your firm’s reputation – and the opportunities for business?”

March 6 – Armstrong Watson Breakfast Club Bonanza, Carlisle, UK. Keynote Speaker. “It’s A Brand New ‘Brand,You’ Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

Feb 11X-press Legal Services (Franchising) Ltd, Manchester, UK. Annual Conference. Speaker. Social Media, Social Networking, Social Business. “The Art of Social Media & Social Networking to ROAR Prospects into Clients”.

Feb 10 - Leeds Law Society, Leeds, UK. Speaker. “Building Blocks For A Prosperous Future – It’s a ‘Brand,You’ Social Media World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

Jan 19Manchester Law Society, Manchester, UK. Keynote Speaker. “‘Brand,You’ and the Future for Junior Lawyers: It’s A Brand New, ‘Brand,You’, Digital Legal World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

Jan 14-15 - LawWithoutWalls, Zurich, Switzerland. Speaker; Panelist; Mentor. Theme: How to Become an Entrepreneurial Lawyer. Helping to prepare “The Lawyers of Tomorrow, Today”. (University of Miami School of Law).

… And the year before…

2011 events & conferences

Nov 18-20 - Future Firm Forum. Taupo, New Zealand. Speaker “It’s a Nichey ‘Brand,You’ Digital World”.

Nov 11Leeds Law Society: “Building Blocks For A Prosperous Future”. Leeds, UK. Speaker “It’s a ‘Brand,You’ Social Media World. It’s Time To Get Naked!”

Oct 30 – Nov 4IBA Annual Conference (International Bar Association). Dubai, UAE. Speaker. Theme – Which kind of law firm is more appealing – the big, the small or something in-between?  The Lawyer within the Law Firm. “Size & Kind Doesn’t Matter. It’s a Brand new ‘Brand,You’ Legal World”.

Oct 5Eversheds. The Business Den (Leeds) Breakfast Club. Leeds, UK. Speaker “Rainmaking – Building ‘Brand,You’ “.

Sep 28 - Managing Partner Conference: “Strategic Marketing for Law Firms”. London, UK. Conference Sponsor. Guest of Ark Publishing.

Sep 21 & 22LexisNexis. “The Alternative Legal IT Conference”. Birmingham, UK. Roundtable Facilitator / Speaker. “Can social media deliver measurable business benefits?”

Sep 21 - PM Forum Annual Conference; “Live your brand values… and set the firm apart”. London, UK. Panel member / speaker “What impact does a strong brand have on clients and customers”.

Sep 16 & 17ALPMA (Australian Legal Practice Management Association) Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia. Summit 2011 Keynote Speaker. Opening session: “It’s A ‘Brand Firm and Brand Me’ Digital World. It’s Time To Get Naked!” Closing session: “Who’s The Captain Of Your Mothership?”

July 7 - The Prince’s Trust Million Makers Corporate Challenge. “Dragon’s Den”. Leeds, UK. Panel Judge.

May 19-21360 Entrepreneurship Summit. Malmo, Sweden. Speaker on “How to be a leader in your career, business and life”. Roundtable facilitator / speaker for the marketing, branding and sales session.

May 18NetLawMedia Conference; “Key Strategies for Law Firms 2011 ‘Driving Business Development in Law Firms’.London, UK. PresentingWorkshop / Speaker “Social media, social networking and tomorrow’s lawyer”.

May 7 - Junior Lawyers Division Annual Conference. London, UK. Speaker. “It’s a ‘Brand You’ world”.

April 11-13Hanson Wade Legal Conference; “Marketing & Brand Development for Law Firms”. London, UK. Presenting MasterClass/Workshop and attending panel discussion.

March 29Young Financial Leeds. Leeds, UK. Presenting “Personal Development Masterclass: Personal Brand”. Speaker.

March 17The Naked Lawyer book signing. London, UK. Reception to mark the publication of A Dictionary of Intellectual Property Law by author Peter Groves, with a special guest appearance by The Entrepreneur Lawyer and a book signing opportunity for guests in relation to The Naked Lawyer book. Attendance is by invitation only and RSVP. The canapés will be created by Arthur Potts Dawson, star of Channel 4′s The People’s Supermarket.

March 16Lex 2011. London, UK; guest of ARK Publishing.

March 2Association of Women Solicitors . London, UK. Speaking. Guest of Rachel Brushfield (Owner – The Talent Liberation Company).

Jan 25MyLegal.com. Washington D.C., USA.Radio interview. Sharing the concepts and some content in relation to The Naked Lawyer eBook.

Jan 14 – Attorney’s Roundtable. Greater Chicago, USA. Skype presentation and discussion with leading attorneys sharing the concepts within The Naked Lawyer eBook.

seminars

Would YOU like to generate £500,000+ of new client legal sales enquiries this year for you and your firm?

Here’s how …

Legal Masterclass: how to get more sales using social media and social networking. For lawyers, by a lawyer!

BESPOKE, PRACTICAL and ENGAGING full day turbo SALES legal masterclass / course designed SPECIFICALLY FOR LAWYERS to produce results – delivered by a newly qualified solicitor whom achieved exactly that during the recession …

Do YOU need to:

  • Get more clients, referrals, sales, fee-income and success through the use of social media?
  • Create and maintain your personal brand and persona?
  • Establish your specialism, niche and expertise online?
  • Build trust and credibility?
  • Connect with potential clients and referrers online?
  • Share best practice?
  • Use social media to create “inbound” sales & marketing opportunities for your firm?

Do YOU want to:

  • Generate sales, clients and referrals using online networks?
  • Find and respond to sales enquiries sent into the social stream?
  • Plan your time to include efficient and effective use of timely social media?
  • Create and maintain a relevant and up-to-date profile?
  • Distinguish between online social persona, professional identity & company brand?
  • Extend your network in a matter of minutes?
  • Comment on blogs to drive traffic, create trust and demonstrate expertise?
  • Use LinkedIn Questions and Answers to establish and evidence expertise?
  • Use LinkedIn Groups to create community and share best practice?
  • Identify the social media elements most pertinent to your role and aims?
  • Compare and contrast the different applications in the landscape of social media?
  • Create short, trackable links to websites and your personal profile?
  • Tweet and update your social status?
  • State the purpose of your social media use?
  • Source and identify appropriate content for your social stream?
  • Analyse your social media success?

By the end of the day course would YOU have liked to:

  • Begun sales generation activity?
  • Created a personal “brand” message for your professional identity?
  • Set up your online profile in LinkedIn, with a unique professional web address?
  • Set up your online profile on Twitter, with company branding?
  • Created a budurl.com account, to enable link tracking?

Are you interested in attending a course of this nature?  If so, get in touch. I will be delighted to have the opportunity to personally notify you of the next available course.

Chrissie Lightfoot

 

The Entrepreneur Lawyer

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