This one-day intensive workshop equips lawyers with the business skills they require to add value to the practice and develop their career.
Sam’s client facing roles span directconsulting and management training. In anyone year he would be engaged by 50+ firms to assist with strategic planning, partner compensation, equity valuation and succession related issues. With industry experience gained since 1999 and the capacity to draw on the many resources of FMRC, Sam has developed unique insights into the workings of a wide range of firms. Sam is considered the foremost authority on law firm valuations having developed a robust valuation methodology and values more than 20 firms each year. Prior to joining FMRC Sam worked at Ernst & Young for four years followed by a stint in London conducting due diligence on businesses listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Sue-Ella brings more than 20 years of senior level experience in winning and growing business. During this time her roles have included Director of Marketing with Arthur Anderson, Director of Marketing and Business Development with Baker & McKenzie, senior Consultant with Rogen SI, business owner of PTB Consulting, and Partner of Crowe Horwath. Sue-Ella has a particular interest in client feedback programs and business development coaching.
Neil has served the Australasian legal profession since 1989 and has been a director of FMRC for 30 years.
During this time he has assisted many firms with myriad management challenges. Neil assists firms with strategy and profit growth, partner/director management and profit sharing, key talent management, management structures and succession management. He conducts law firm planning retreats regularly, assisting law firms to plan for and achieve greater success. Neil oversees the Practice Management Courses in NSW, presents in New Zealand Law Society Practice Management Courses, conducts FMRC workshops and is often invited to present key note addresses at management forums throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Neil has degrees in Economics and Financial Management. His Doctorate explored the “Strategic and Behavioural Consequences of Different Profit Sharing Models in Law Firms and the Impact of Sharing Methodologies on Performance, Attrition and Gender Equity”.