2023.06.15 - Key Compliance Issues

Key Compliance Issues For Legal Firms Webinar


In this free webinar held on 15 June 2023, David Gilmore, Michelle Garlick, Deborah Witkiss and Sarah Charlton discuss what legal practitioners should focus their compliance efforts on.

This practical session will provide key takeaways to implement straight away.

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them, in particular Compliance Officers for Legal Practice and Compliance Officers for Finance and Administration.


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David Gilmore | Director & Founder | DG Legal

David founded DG Legal in 2000. He has worked with several government departments and has advised dozens of charities involved in the legal sector. David has also provided advice and assistance to hundreds of law firms and other legal organisations. He delivers specialist consultancy and training on a wide range of topics including business management & strategy, tendering, compliance and quality assurance.

Sarah Charlton | Consultant | DG Legal

Sarah has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants. Her career spans over 35 years working within the legal sector, fulfilling roles from COFA through to CEO. During her career she has worked with a number of legal regulators, professional bodies and government organisations. Sarah has been a member of the Institute of Legal Finance and Management throughout her career, qualifying as a Fellow member in 2005. Sarah also served as chairperson between 2010-2012 and continues to serve as an Executive Council Member.

Deborah Witkiss | Product Director | Insight Legal

Deborah started her career working in legal finance before moving in to legal software 18 years ago, training and supporting law firms in their use of technology as well as teaching solicitors about dealing with their accounts and managing their practices. Deborah joined Insight Legal in 2012 and, following a number of years as COO, is now the company’s Chief Product Officer.

Michelle Garlick | Partner | Weightmans

Michelle qualified as a solicitor in 1992, specialising in professional negligence litigation, and joined Weightmans as a Partner in February 2008. She is also the firm’s MLRO. Over the years, she has advised and represented many hundreds of lawyers and legal businesses on their regulatory obligations and is known for her pragmatic, commercial and supportive approach.