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The Shape of the Flexible Legal Staffing Sector with Peerpoint by Allen & Overy

About this webinar

Join Chambers Professional Advisers Editor Ben Nickson and Peerpoint, Allen & Overy’s global flexible resourcing platform, for a discussion on the opportunities to be gained in the Flexible Legal Staffing (FLS) sector.

During the Webinar, Ben will be joined by Peerpoint’s Catriona Blamire, Head of Client Development in the UK and Rachel Carter, Senior Client Development Manager in Asia Pacific, for a market overview and panel discussion with clients from both the UK and APAC regions. The discussion will be based around:

  • Cost and efficiency benefits for clients in using FLS, including for start-up & growth companies, as well as for large corporates
  • How the sector is situated to navigate the pandemic and any resulting economic downturns
  • The benefits to lawyers themselves in terms of work-life balance and flexibility
  • Q&A moderated by Ben Nickson

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 3 December 2020
8:00 am - 8:45 am UTC
Event location
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Ben Nickson, Editor - Chambers and Partners
Ben started as a researcher on the UK and US team, becoming an Assistant Editor before taking on the role of Editor of the Professional Advisers series. Before Chambers, he worked in the Civil Service in the Department for Work and Pensions. Ben graduated in English Literature from the University of Cambridge, and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP University
Catriona Blamire, Head of Client Development, UK - Peerpoint
Catriona heads up Peerpoint’s client development team in the UK and is part of their global leadership team. She is involved in setting Peerpoint’s strategic growth agenda, including new sectors, product development and geographic expansion, as well as managing first-rate client service delivery across the market leading financial institutions and high growth client organisations Peerpoint works with. She previously led the award winning strategy consulting company FreshMinds Interim. Having been involved in launching the business from start-up, Catriona was responsible for client strategy, marketing and business development and was awarded ‘Business Manager of the year’ by the REC industry body in recognition of their successful growth. She has also worked in commercial roles in the FMCG sector for L’Oreal, and the legal sector for FreshFields.
Rachel Carter, Senior Client Development Manager, Asia Pacific - Peerpoint
Rachel leads Peerpoint’s client development team in Australia. By having a clear understanding of Peerpoint’s clients, their business, culture, industry and working environment she works with the broader Peerpoint resourcing and talent development teams to provide them with the best matched consultant and commercial structure for their needs. Rachel has a background in legal business development and client development, having held such mandates for Allen & Overy in London and King & Wood Mallesons in Sydney. Before joining Peerpoint, she was PwC Australia’s Legal Pursuit Leader, where she focused on generating and converting strategic, high value opportunities in line with the firm’s legal growth strategy.
Devika Murugasu, Managing Counsel, MLC Wealth Advice and Remediation Legal - National Australia Bank Limited
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Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 • 08:00 am UTC
The Shape of the Flexible Legal Staffing Sector with Peerpoint by Allen & Overy