Lawshare and Burcher Jennings invite you to their next seminar which will be held at JMW Solicitors in Spinningfields, Manchester on Tuesday 18th September 2018.

It is FREE to attend the morning seminar and anyone from your firm, whatever their involvement or perspective, is very welcome to come along.

Burcher Jennings have a unique position in the marketplace working with law firms. They offer a complete legal costs and pricing service so that firms can achieve profitability and maintain a healthy cashflow.


Richard Allen, leading costs lawyer and Senior Consultant at Burcher Jennings:

Richard will cover topics that are the lifeblood of your practice and which need constant attention and innovation to remain profitable and keep ahead of competition.

Richard has over 30 years' litigation and costs experience, being one of the first to achieve Costs Lawyer status and make Partner in a Solicitor's Practice. Richard has vast experience handling significant litigation and costs caseloads for major law firms. He has establised and managed several costs departments nationally, including a top 50 practice, as well as having a central role managaing a regional Solicitors' practice.

Richard is a founding non-executive director of the Costs Lawyer Standards Board and an accredited mediator. He is a regular lecturer with MBL Seminars and a consultant with Validatum, the leading international legal services pricing consultancy.

Richard specialises in boosting profitability, focusing on costs, pricing and funding, both in the UK and internationally. As an experienced trainer, he delivers Burcher Jennings' Pricing and Costs Masterclasses and develops bespoke training programmes for clients.

What you can expect from the seminar:

A brief introduction to:

  • What legal pricing is all about
  • What we do wrong in practice and how to fix it
  • The pros and cons of the hourly rate
  • How to make the most of hourly rate billing
  • What you and your clients are missing out on by sticking to hourly rates
  • How embracing alternative fee arrangements is a win-win for you and your client
  • Keeping retainers simple
  • Easy steps for maintaining cashflow.

    • 9.00am to 9:30am – Registration,coffee, breakfast and networking
    • 9:30am to 10:30am - Presentations
    • 10:30am to 10:45am – Q&A and general discussion



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