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Litigation/Environmental Collaboration Webinar

Thursday 15 October 2020

In a drive to create more connections, more insight and more business opportunities for our members, we are exploring new collaborations between our Practice Groups.

This Thursday 15th October, at 2 pm UK BST, our Environmental and Litigation lawyers will come together for the first time to debate overlaps and opportunities between their areas of law and expertise.

Group leaders Paul Heyburn (Litigation), Greg Bergman (Technology) and Leopoldo Burguete-Stanek (Environmental) will be chairing the meeting.

If you’d like to join, please email Mackrell International HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

2020 APAC Regional Meeting

Tuesday 03 November 2020

Mackrell International Regional Meetings 2020 will continue to take place despite the Covid restrictions with our members coming together on a Zoom call sharing updates, ideas and opportunities.

The MI APAC Regional Meeting takes place on 3rd November 2020 and 8.30 am UK BST

Members will discuss: Beyond 2020 – what plans are in place? What adaptations have you made? Where are you still learning as a firm? Are your marketing plans now all virtual/digital?

Our future footprint - How are firms planning on managing office space (and associated costs) versus home-working in future? And if we have questions over this, how are we advising clients?

Client development - How are you doing client development in a virtual environment? Anything innovative, anything in particular that’s working?

Next Gen/Young lawyers – recruitment and retention – what are the expectations and the challenges? What are we doing well currently?

Workflows – What can we do to encourage workflows around the APAC region? MI through the pandemic – did we offer the right services and the right balance? What more could we do more of for 2021?

Call details to follow

For further information contact Mackrell HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

MI Cyber Security Webinar

Wednesday 04 November 2020

Our privacy and the way data is used (or misused) is a hot topic right now.

Add to that the increase in malware, ransomware, social media bots and cybersecurity attacks that have increased during the pandemic and we almost have the perfect storm.

Join an international panel of Mackrell International data & privacy experts from America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific who will debate the issue of the hour.

Webinar details to follow.

MI Mentor Series

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Mark Stewart from Arion Legal, has had a fascinating life, travelling and working in the UK, North America and Africa before settling in Adelaide, Australia

https://arionlegal.com/our-people/mark-stewart/

Outside of commercial and legal circles, his claim to fame is having knocked Michael Jackson off the top spot with his band ‘Gutter’ back in the 1980s – they’ve recently released a new album, despite being in lockdown and countries apart: https://originalgutter.com/more-about-gutter

On 10th November Mark will take up the Mentor Series baton at a time to be advised.

Watch this space for the link to the call details.

2020 Africa Regional Meeting

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Africa has such huge potential and we are delighted to see our Regional network growing and strengthening.

This year, at our Regional meeting, we will welcome new faces from Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, as well as the Africa desk of our Belgian firm.

We will look beyond 2020 and share future plans and strategies – what does the reset look like?

We will discuss lawyer incentives, recruitment and retention, hourly rates in 2021 and marketing our firms ‘virtually’?

Plus, how to continue building our network across Africa to create an even louder and clearer ‘voice’ for our members.

The MI Africa Regional Meeting takes place on 10th November 2020 at 12.00 pm UK BST

Agenda and contact details to follow

For further information contact Mackrell HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

2020 EMEA Regional Meeting

Thursday 12 November 2020

Mackrell International Regional Meetings 2020 will continue to take place despite the Covid restrictions with our members coming together on a Zoom call sharing updates, ideas and opportunities.

The MI EMEA Regional Meeting takes place on 12th November 2020 at 10.30 am UK BST

Agenda and contact details to follow

For further information contact Mackrell HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

2020 Americas Regional Meeting

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Mackrell International Regional Meetings 2020 will continue to take place despite the Covid restrictions with our members coming together on a Zoom call sharing updates, ideas and opportunities.

The MI Americas Regional Meeting takes place on 10th November 2020 at 3.30 pm UK BST

Agenda and contact details to follow

For further information contact Mackrell HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

Women's Group Call

Thursday 19 November 2020

Mackrell International Women's Group come together again in a 'get to know you' session.

Our Women lawyers from around the world come together to share their history, knowledge and expertise between themelves, strengthening their bond and their ability to support and advise each other on their journey through the legal world.

For further information contact Alison Green, Chair Mackrell International Women's Group alison.green@mackrell.com or Mackrell HQ mackrell.hq@mackrell.net

Global Managing Partner Forum - Coming together - The Final Quarter of the Year

Tuesday 01 December 2020

This is the next opportunity for all Managing Partners of MI firms across the world to connect and engage about the ‘post-Covid’ landscape is on Tuesday 1st December at 2.30pm UK BST.

One important subject to be covered is lawyer Wellness and Wellbeing with many other topics to come over the coming weeks.

PLEASE CONTACT MI HQ with your suggested subjects for this last MP Forum call of 2020 mackrell.hq@mackrell.com