Why Resource Management is Fundamental to Law Firm Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Hybrid Working and Profitability
This BigHand whitepaper features expert commentary from legal professionals leading the charge in law firm DEI, resource management and innovation from the UK and US. Their expert answers to these questions will get you thinking about how best to address resource management in your firm.

Introduction

Ask any leader in the legal market what the most important asset to their firm is, and you can guarantee the answer would be ‘our people’ for the vast majority. Couple that with the increased focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), pressures on profitability, and rise of remote working and it’s fair to say that resource management should, if it isn’t already, be a top agenda item for law firms everywhere. But what does good resource management look like? Where should firms start? And how can you drive sustainable change for the long-term?

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Sandra Yamate
CEO, Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Sean Monahan
Senior Manager for Legal Transformation & Innovation, HBR Consulting
Alexis Robertson
Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Foley & Lardner LLP
Simon Beddow
Partner and European Leader of Corporate & Finance Transactions Dpt, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Christina Blacklaws
Managing Director, Blacklaws Consulting
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Expert Panel Session:

Why Resource Management is Fundamental to Law Firm Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Hybrid Working & Profitability

Join us in this expert panel webinar session where we'll discuss why resource management is fundamental to law firm diversity, equity and inclusion, hybrid working and profitability. We'll be joined by:

Sandra Yamate, CEO of the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Sean Monahan, Senior Manager for Legal Transformation & Innovation at HBR Consulting
Christina Blacklaws, Managing Director of Blacklaws Consulting and former President of the Law Society of England and Wales