ABC has been pleased to host a very successful series of almost weekly Webinars dealing with topical issues of concern to Chambers.

“News from the Corner” #10: Optimising LinkedIn for Social Media BD and Marketing – 11th June 2020

Joined by brand strategist, marketing and LinkedIn consultant Lauren Webb of Evoke Media to discuss ways in which Chambers Members and staff can make the most of LinkedIn to manage their reputation and promote their business activities to reach new work streams.

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“News from the Corner” #9: Life atfer Lockdown (Part Heard) – 4th June 2020

This diverse session discusses future proofing Business Development by adapting Chambers and mindsets, the changing landscape of Chambers marketing, return to work risk assessments & safe working conditions, and overcoming the many problems regarding pupillage under Coved 19.

Panel : Joe Ferrigno, Senior Clerk at Essex Court Chambers; Joe Wilson, Chambers Director at St Philips Chambers; Hannah Sparkes, Marketing Manager at 7 Bedford Row and Wendy Pickering, Chambers Administrator at Monckton Chambers

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“News from the Corner” #8: Life atfer Lockdown (Part Heard) – 21st May 2020

We look at what we need to consider in order to make the Government guidelines work within the Chambers environment.

Panel : Harry Charlton, Chief Executive at 7 Bedford Row; Sarah Earl, Chambers Director at Old Square Chambers and Paul Rowlands, Managing Director of BDS Architecture & Interior Design

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“News from the Corner” #7: Life after Lockdown – 14th May 2020

We look at the problems facing Chambers over the coming months and what changes to normal working practices and procedures might be necessary to protect staff and members, whilst still managing to function efficiently as a set.

Panel : Robin Jackson, Co-Chair of the Legal Practice Managers Association and Chair of the Bar Council COVID-19 Working Group that Working Group and David Goddard, Senior Clerk at 4 Stone Buildings and President of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.

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“News from the Corner” #6: Cyber Security – 7th May 2020

We were joined by two of the team from leading IT consultants for the legal industry, Sprout IT. With remote working becoming common place we looked at ways to guard against cyber-attacks and heighten our awareness of potential threats.

Panel : Nathan Killick, Solutions Success Manager and Ian Bernhardt, Head of Governance and Compliance, Sprout IT.

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“News from the Corner” #5 – 30th April 2020

We discussed how Chambers might become more open to remote working as standard practice as well as whether working arrangements might lead to greater retention of women at more senior levels in the Clerks’ Rooms of the future.

Panel : Lucy Barbet, Senior Clerk at 11 Kings Bench Walk; Lucy Burrows, Deputy Senior Clerk at 4 Pump Court, Paul Eeles, Senior Clerk at 7BR; Claire James, Senior Clerk at Temple Tax Chambers and Marc Goddard, Senior Clerk at Stour Chambers

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“News from the Corner” #4 – 23rd April 2020

For the fourth webinar in the series, we were delighted to be joined by the Institute of Barristers Clerks Chair, Lucy Barbet, Senior Clerk at 11KBW, who led a session devoted to overcoming the personal challenges of remote working and communicating with and motivating others from a distance.

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“News from the Corner” #3 – 16th April 2020

We addressed concerns over getting Members of Chambers to engage in taking part in webinars, contributing to articles, and other remote marketing activities. We also looked at how we can make sure our social media marketing is effective and productive.

Panel : Don Turner of PME Training, Hayley Eustace and Harry Nichol of Wilberforce Chambers.

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“News from the Corner” #2: Covid19 Employment Issues – 9th April 2020

We were very pleased to be joined in this session by Nadia Motraghi of Old Square Chambers, recognised as one of the country’s leading employment Barristers and an expert in COVID 19 Employment issues. She used her expertise and experience to guide us on matters particularly relating to furloughing staff. Sarah Earl, Chambers Director at Old Square Chambers was also kindly on hand to help us all on non-Employment Law related questions.

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“News from the Corner” #1 – 31st March 2020

In our inaugural webinar, we were joined by Earl Deng of Dennis Chang’s Chambers, Hong Kong who was able to give us a very useful understanding of what the English Bar might be facing in the event of a lengthy lockdown. Our own Taylor Goodwin was also able to give us an insight into the present challenges with life in the legal sector having been at Dennis Chang’s Chambers on secondment since early March.

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