The world is changing, and so are business arrangements and client expectations. Traditionally lawyers are still billing by the hour, but clients and the Alternative Legal Service Providers are offering new solutions. What does the future hold? How should you be charging your clients?
Graeme Wilson | Founder & Director at Whipping the Cat
Graeme is a successful entrepreneur, commercial legal advisor, and trainer. With many years of experience in the legal service industry, he has built two successful companies – Legal & Commercial Solutions and Whipping the Cat.
Rico Burnett | Director of Global Client Innovation at Exigent Law
Rico provides expert guidance and practical results to his global clients at Exigent. His focus is on harnessing ideas, embracing technology and building a team of legal professionals that enable companies and law firms to meet the challenges (and exciting opportunities) that exist in our ever-changing world.
Natalie Macdonald-Govender | Co-Founder of Cape Town Legal Practitioners Association & De Beers Attorneys Inc.
Natalie is an admitted attorney, conveyancer and notary public. Before commencing as an associate at De Beer Attorneys, Natalie served her articles of clerkship as a candidate attorney at a well-established firm in Cape Town, and was thereafter retained as an associate attorney in the Corporate and Commercial department.
Stan Horowitz | Owner at Stan Horowith Cost Consultancy
Stan Horowitz is an admitted attorney and is able to attend to all your costs and taxation needs. He obtained his B Proc degree from the University of Cape Town in 1982. He has been in the legal field for over 25 years which includes, two years as a candidate attorney with the Cape Town law firm Prisman & Wilson, and over 23 years’ experience, first as a Senior Taxing Master of the High Court (3 years) and 20 plus years as a legal cost consultant and owner of Stan Horowitz Legal Costs Consultancy, which he established in January 2006. In the mid-nineties he gave oral submissions to the Hoekstra Commission on changes to be made to the then Supreme Court Rules (The High Court) particularly with regard to Costs.
The panel discussion is followed by canapés and a cash bar to get to mingle with like-minded, future-thinking lawyers.
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