Are you coming to the London networking event in November? New to Legal Support Network events? Nervous about networking?
Come along to our FREE networking master-class before the main event kicks off and learn all about becoming a confident, effective networker, talking to a new group of people and keeping in contact after the event; presented by professional speaker Luan de Burgh.
What to expect
• Looking at and overcoming common fears of networking
• Developing and raising your profile
• Identifying ‘targets’ and setting specific questions
• ‘Team strategy’ (if attending with colleagues)
• Psychological engagement – being positive
At the event
• Having prepared engaging responses to questions such as ‘what do you do? And tailoring those to differing events
• Introducing people and marketing colleagues
• Cross selling – understanding what rest of team/department offer
• Key questions to ask to identify potential need
• Being calm, confident and memorable
• Business card
The follow up:
• Most effective ways of following up, staying in touch and developing the relationship
Who will benefit
Anyone is welcome to come along and there will be a mix of different law firm professionals including:
CFOs/Directors of Finance
Accountants & Analysts
Finance Systems Managers
Client Relationship Managers
Library and Information Services Managers
Professional Support Lawyers
Risk Management and Compliance
Heads of Facilities
Law Costs Draftsmen
Legal Costs Managers
…and many others besides. There are no restrictions on attendance from people who work in law firms - we welcome anyone and everyone but you must be employed by a law firm.
Luan de Burgh speaker bio:
Luan de Burgh is the Founding Director of The de Burgh Group and heads a team of consultants who specialise in delivering leading communication, presentation and personal impact training to businesses of all sizes from small start-ups to FTSE 100 companies.
For over ten years he has worked extensively in business, especially in law firms, with executives, partners, associates and graduates as well as with well known figures in Politics and the Media.
Luan qualified as a coach with an M.A. in Voice and Speech from the University of London where he subsequently lectured, as well as at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He is a visiting lecturer at BPP Law School.
A speaker and presenter himself, Luan has addressed audiences large and small around the world, and is a regular commentator in the media on matters relating to communication, impact and delivery.
“In business, effective communication can be a source of competitive advantage, and Luan de Burgh is the master of getting it right. We wouldn’t be without him.”
Sir Nigel Knowles, Joint Global CEO and Managing Partner, DLA Piper
"The brief was to engage, entertain and educate a group of international GAF bankers - no mean feat. Luan de Burgh not only delivered exactly what we wanted, tailoring the presentation to our very precise requirements, but also succeeded in hitting exactly the right note, raising some laughs and giving the teams practical skills to take away and put into immediate use.”
Simon Parker, Global Head, Acquisition Finance, Rabobank
“On behalf of Goltsblat BLP and myself I would like to thank you for your great training session at the Away Day event yesterday. We all found it really efficient and informative. Everything was done very professionally and right to the point. We have already received very positive feedback on the training from the Associates.”
Andrey Goltsblat, Managing Partner, GBLP