Join Us in London

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Join Us in London

8 a.m. Breakfast or Noon Lunch

Join us for breakfast or lunch

Date: Wednesday, May 16th
Time: 8 a.m. Breakfast or Noon Lunch 
Location: London Convention Centre, 300 York St., Salon B   + Google Map



Our panel of legal industry experts will discuss market trends in practice innovation that can help you differentiate your firm to increase profitability.

  • Learn how to provide smarter, faster, and more efficient client service without more effort.
  • Leverage your work product to successfully develop new clients.
  • Learn how other firms are streamlining and differentiating themselves in the market to grow business and maintain margins.
  • Develop strategies and solutions to provide better client service.

Our Breakfast session will include an update on Employment Law:  Lessons from Early 2018 from our Practical Law Lawyer Editor team.
Speaker(s):  Curtis Armstrong, Jacquie Lund

Our Lunch session will include a discussion on Developing a Better Litigation Budget from our Practical Law Lawyer Editor team.
Speaker(s):  Marcy McKee, David Noseworthy

Can’t make these sessions?

Our Lawyer Editor teams will be in London on May 15th and will come to you. This is a great opportunity for your team to learn more about these topics. We’ll even bring the coffee and treats!

To schedule a time click here.

Agenda

Breakfast Session
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Hot Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m.  

How technology is affecting the practice of law and why it is not just for large law,
with Zena Applebaum

8:40 a.m.

Employment Law Update: Lessons from Early 2018 
Speaker(s): Curtis Armstrong, Jacquie Lund 
Learn how vendors and purchasers can work together to minimize employment-related liabilities in asset transactions, and what can happen when things go wrong. We’ll discuss recent judicial decisions that inform employment termination clause drafting strategies and the simplified, pithy clauses that accommodate those developments.

9:00 a.m.  

Thank You & Product Showcase Opens

Network with your peers and explore, test, and learn about Thomson Reuters products and services.   

Practical Law | Contract Express | WestlawNext Canada | Corporate and Business Due Dilligence

Lunch Session
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Welcome and Hot Luncheon Buffet
12:30 p.m. 

How technology is affecting the practice of law and why it is not just for large law,
with Zena Applebaum

12:40 p.m.

Corporate & Commercial Litigation: Developing a Better Litigation Budget
Speaker(s):  Marcy McKee, David Noseworthy
A carefully developed litigation budget is a valuable tool for developing strategy, controlling costs, and protecting the client relationship. This sessions showcases strategies for accommodating today’s cost-conscious clients by developing realistic, process-driven litigation budgets.

1:00 p.m.   Thank You and Product Showcase

Network with your peers and explore, test, and learn about Thomson Reuters products and services.  

Practical Law | Contract Express | WestlawNext Canada | Corporate and Business Due Dilligence

Speakers

Curtis Armstrong

Lawyer Editor - Employment, Practical Law Canada

Curtis Armstrong joined the Employment team from the boutique labour and employment law firm of Sherrard Kuzz LLP, where he was an associate. He has experience advising employers on the drafting of employment contracts, conducting terminations, complying with minimum standards and occupational health and safety legislation, and developing workplace policies and training in the areas of human rights and employee privacy.

Jacqueline Lund

Lawyer Editor - Employment, Practical Law Canada

Jacqueline Lund joined the Employment law team from Big Lots Canada, Inc., where she was an in-house counsel for two years, before the company’s departure from Canada. Previously, Jacqueline practised for 19 years at the boutique labour and employment law firm of Mathews, Dinsdale and Clark, LLP, where she was a partner specializing in employment law, with a particular emphasis on wrongful dismissal, human rights, employment contracts, injunctions and occupational health and safety. Jacqueline has significant motion and trial experience and has appeared before all levels of the Ontario courts and many employment related tribunals.

Jacqueline Lund

Zena Applebaum

Director, Professional Firm & Corporate Segments with Thomson Reuters in Canada

Zena Applebaum is the Director, Professional Firm & Corporate Segments with Thomson Reuters in Canada.  In her role, Zena has primary responsibility for voice of the client feedback, client intelligence, market and competitor performance analysis, and sales enablement.  A regular speaker, writer and blogger on competitive intelligence and other change management topics in professional service firms, Zena is a data junkie who revels in the possibilities of data to connect people, places and things.  Zena authored "Business Intelligence for Law Firms" published in November 2012. Zena is an adjunct professor and sessional instructor at Rutgers University and the University of Toronto iSchools. She currently serves on the SLA Board of Directors. She can be reached at @ZAppleCI.

Zena Applebaum

Marcy McKee

Senior Lawyer Editor - Commercial Litigation, Practical Law Canada

Marcy McKee joined Practical Law Canada from private practice specializing in e-discovery. She also practiced litigation for ten years at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, focusing on class actions, product liability and commercial litigation. Her commercial litigation practice included contract, shareholder and real estate disputes, injunctions, securities and banking litigation, and negligence claims. Marcy has significant motion and trial experience and has appeared before all levels of the Ontario courts, arbitration panels and the Federal Court. Marcy obtained her LL.B. from the University of Victoria.

David Noseworthy

Senior Lawyer Editor, Practical Law Canada

David Noseworthy joined Practical Law Canada from a private consulting practice where he advised on e-discovery matters. Previously he was an associate at Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP where he acted a broad variety of civil matters including class actions, contract disputes, construction, insurance, fraud and product liability actions. He also practiced at Wagner Sidlofsky LLP, a boutique focusing on estate and commercial litigation. David has significant trial, application and motion experience before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. David received his LL.B. from Dalhousie University with a specialization in Business Law.

David Noseworthy

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