Posted on May 20, 2016 by staff

COMPLETED – Trailblazers conference


BusinessCloud is bringing together bosses from four of the North West’s leading law firms to learn how innovation has helped them rise to the top of the UK’s legal sector.

Wednesday 29th June 2016, 9am-1pm

Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water St, Manchester M3 4JQ

At a time of unparalleled change in the legal industry, the leaders of JMW Solicitors, Fletchers, Bott & Co and DWF have gained nationwide recognition for their innovative approach to delivering legal services.

Joy Kingsley, senior partner at JMW, Ed Fletcher, chief executive of Fletchers, Richard Hodkinson, chief technology officer at DWF, and Paul Hinchliffe, managing director at Bott & Co will share the secrets of their success at this major legal conference in Manchester.

The Trailblazers conference has been organised by Converge Technology Specialists, the UK’s only cloud provider dedicated to law firms.


09:00am     Coffee and registration
09:30am     Introduction  – Chris Maguire, Business Cloud & Nigel Wright, Converge TS
09:40am     Fuelling growth & Profitability – Joy Kingsley, JMW
10:00am     Finding your focus – Paul Hinchliffe, Bott & Co.
10:20am     A culture for success – Ed Fletcher, Fletchers Solicitors
10:40am     Break
11:10am     Technology for innovation – Richard Hodkinson, DWF
11:30am     Panel Discussion – All speakers, hosted by Chris Maguire
12:10pm     Closing remarks – Chris Maguire, Business Cloud
12:15-01:00pm     Lunch

Selected upcoming BusinessCloud events

June 20th – Tech entrepreneurs who want to change the world, Liverpool

June 29th – Tech in the legal sector

June 30th – Big data and the Internet of Things conference, Liverpool

June 30th – Tech in the Northern Powerhouse evening event, Liverpool

July 5th – Big Data and IoT conference findings roundtable, Liverpool

July 13th – Technology and retail roundtable, Manchester

July 14th – Tech Manchester roundtable, Manchester

November 9th – Digital Entrepreneur Awards, Manchester