LPM Conference 2022

A supplement covering highlights from the day



On 4 July 2022, LPM and its partners – NetDocuments, 3Kites, CTS, Actionstep and Legl – brought together more than 65 senior business leaders from the SME legal sector to discuss and debate some of their most pressing strategic challenges. The setting was No.11 Cavendish Square in central London, the weather was sunny, and the agenda for the day was set in collaboration with members of the LPM community – backed up by our flagship LPM Frontiers research.

Attendees also participated in a rapidfire survey to share their thoughts on what lies ahead for the UK’s SME legal sector. This supplement examines the findings of the survey, offers a flavour of the day’s sessions, and features expert comment from attendees and our event partners alike. A big thankyou to everyone who made this event possible – we’ll see you all again soon!

What do the polls say?

A short survey on the day of the LPM Conference 2022 revealed that of more than 60 senior business leaders in the SME space, two-thirds reported the challenges their firms face over the next two years are most serious than in past years. LPM’s editor, Aftab Bose, analyses these, and other findings from the survey, with comment from leaders within the SME legal sector.

The future is cloud native

Why is cloud-native the way of the future? These solutions take optimal advantage of the cloud’s elasticity and scalability and reduce dependency on infrastructure. As such, these technologies can aid with several key objectives on SME law firms’ current agendas, says Kaden Smith, director of inside sales for EMEA at NetDocuments

Old dog, new tricks

Paul Longhurst, director at 3Kites, details his journey with LPM Conference 2022, from being sceptical of its format during initial conversations to sharing his years of expertise at length with a set of engaged leaders from the SME legal community.


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