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Business Wales has launched a series of Legal Expert Sessions, backed by tailor-made ongoing support to specifically to meet the current and future challenges facing the legal sector in Wales.

This is the first time a dedicated Business Wales programme has been geared to the legal sector in Wales and its clear the bespoke services will be invaluable in tackling two of the biggest challenges facing the sector today – recruitment and retention, and practice development.

What’s on offer?

Two free, online Legal Expert Sessions ares now available to watch online, at any time.

The sessions are hosted by speakers who truly understand the legal sector and those who have overcome these challenges for themselves. The inspirational sessions will be followed with opportunities for law firms to access one-to-one support, mentorship and training, with advice from sector experts and from Business Wales.

An unmissable opportunity to transform your legal practice

I spoke to Bronwen Raine, the Project Lead at Business Wales, to understand the opportunities and support available to those who attend the sessions, what to expect during the online events and an outlined of the new, exclusive support and tailored access to advisors afterwards.

You can watch the full interview below, and we’ve picked out some key points to inspire you to take part and benefit from this free, exclusive support to elevate your law firm.

Legal Expert Sessions

  1. Bridging the gap between recruitment & retention
  2. Achieving sustainability through effective business development

To watch either event online, CLICK HERE.

What to expect?

The new Legal Expert Sessions and the tailor-made free support that will be on offer after the events have been specifically designed for law businesses in Wales.

In particular, these opportunities will benefit smaller to medium sized law practices and those looking to modernise their business, reduce their cyber security risk, and those looking actively at measures to address their recruitment and retention challenges.

The speakers will discuss these issues and share an honest account of their experiences and the approaches they took to elevate their business and manage these issues. The sessions will be joined by a series of case studies, from legal businesses in Wales that have also addressed these challenges.

Exclusive one-to-one sessions

Unlike other events of this kind, Business Wales is offering attendees the chance to participate in one-to-one advisory sessions with subject experts to help you explore potential solutions for your business, the wider tools you might need and how to put them into practice.

On-going support with Business Wales

Business Wales has created a new, sector specific approach within its advisory team that are tasked with supporting businesses in the legal sector in Wales. All its advisors have been trained to understand the law practice environment, from compliance to HR needs.

As a result, tailored support for growth and improvements strategies, finance, HR and management strategies is available for law firms, along with its sister project Superfast Business Wales to help with cyber risk, digitisation and technology – to help your law firm facilitate its transformation journey.

Stream now

To view both sessions and to access Business Wales’ support, click here.

Find out more

To view the wider Business Wales support for the legal sector in Wales, click here.


Emma Waddingham

Emma Waddingham

Editor, Legal News

Emma Waddingham is the Editor & Founder of Legal News. She is a seasoned legal editor and journalist and experienced marketing & events consultant, working almost exclusively with the UK legal sector.