Regional Law Firm Management Forum I Singapore

Regional Law Firm Management Forum I Singapore


Regional Law Firm Management Forum I Singapore

Date: 03-Nov-2017

It's Still About the People: Claiming Your Seat at the Strategic Table


Regional Law Firm Management Forum I Singapore


Friday 3 November 2017

Start Time


End Time

4.30pm Singapore local time

Event Location


Host Venue Details

Mandarin Oriental
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square,

Event Overview

ALPMA and the ALMG are pleased to present the second Regional Law Firm Management Forum "It's Still About the People: Taking your Seat at the Strategic Table" in Singapore for law firm leaders. An authoritative group of Singaporean and Australian thought leaders will present and discuss strategic imperatives including technology enablers, leadership, brand and client value.

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Event Sponsors

Presented By

Sumith Perera | Chief Operating Officer, Hall & Willcox 

Sumith is the Chief Operating Office and the national Head of Corporate Services at Hall & Wilcox. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading and managing teams at professional services firms. Sumith has the overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations at Hall & Wilcox and coordinating the activities of the firm’s corporate services areas. Sumith is known for his commercial approach and ability to lead complex time critical projects. He has lead the implementation of the firm’s national expansion strategy.  He is responsible for leading the firm’s ‘Smarter law’ strategy developing new and better ways of working with clients to deliver real value.

Helen Tung | Legal Futurist

Helen is a legal futurist, who runs a strategic legal advisory service for space, tech- transport (Air, Land & Sea) and Artificial Intelligent (AI) and robotics (STAR) start ups and businesses to develop and advise on law and policy. Helen works with senior management, leaders, States, NGOs, Inter-Governmental Organisations and think tanks around the world, on topics including autonomy- liability concerns of unmanned systems, data protection and  cyber security. Helen is passionate about issues of diversity, Women on Boards and mindfulness.

Laura Ashton | Director BD, Marketing & Communications AsiaPac, Baker McKenzie

Laura Director is the Business Development, Marketing & Communications - AsiaPac at Baker McKenzie.  

She is an experienced international executive, strategist, business developer and CMO and a marketing leader in consumer, industrial and professional services businesses. She has a strong track record of growth, innovation, change management, team leadership, cross-cultural sensitivity, communication and influencing skills. Her professional interests include board governance, digital transformation, brand management, sales effectiveness, talent development and diversity and inclusion.

Yarman J. Vachha | Managing Director, YJV Consulting Pte
Yarman is a UK, HK and Australian qualified Accountant (FCCA, FCPA (HK), FCPA (Aus).) and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), who has worked in Hong Kong and Singapore for the entirety of his career; 13 years in the accounting profession for international accounting firms (two years as a partner) and 24 years at Regional Finance Director and COO level in the commercial sector, predominantly in the professional services industry. Throughout his 37 year finance, accounting and "C Suite" career, he has held positions of importance and impact throughout Asia, Australia and Middle East, culminating in his position as COO and CFO, Asia Pacific for Baker McKenzie, based in Singapore.

Other speakers include:

  • Andrew Stott | Managing Partner, CMS (Singapore) LLC
  • Tony Macvean | Managing Partner, Hall & Willcox
  • Kamalarajan M. Chettier | Managing Partner Rajan Chettier LLC and Chair, Law Asia
  • Sriram Chakravarthi | Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Director (Legal Development) at the Singapore Academy of Law 
  • Cherilyn Tan | Asia Law Network
  • Anthony Bleasdale | Managing Director - Asia Pacific, BigHand
  • Damien Jeal | Nikec Solutions
  • Tim Smith | Co-founder, OnePlace
  • Robert Patterson | Australian Law Management Group

Professional Development

Event Costs

ALPMA Members: $180AUD "Two for One" Offer

ALPMA Associates: $180AUD "Two for One" Offer

Non Members*: $180AUD "Two for One Offer"

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