Annual Conference 2011

“Together Everyone Achieves More”

The Annual Conference for Collaborative Professionals

Friday, 10th June 2011

CFL is delighted to present its second educational and networking conference for Collaborative Professionals. Our aim for the conference is to offer delegates an opportunity to deepen their skills and to help inspire the transition from Collaborative Law to Collaborative Practice. The conference will once again bring together the various professionals making up the collaborative team; Lawyers, Financial Neutrals and Family Consultants. This will be your opportunity to:
  • Learn new skills
  • Deepen your understanding
  • Be inspired to advance your practice
  • Network with a substantial number of professionals
  • Earn valuable CPD whilst enjoying yourself ! 5 CPD points

To meet our goal, delegates will be offered a series of original, engaging and thought provoking presentations on a wide range of topics including :


By James Pirrie
James will being doing what he does best. Intelligent, thought provoking and challenging.

Through the square window
By Maura McKibbon & Liz Tait
Join Humpty, Hambel and Little Ted exploring the paradigm shift required to practice the collaborative process with the opportunity to hone the skill sets that can serve us well in this interactive workshop. Dungarees optional.

Child-centred thinking

By Angela Lake-Carol
Nationally well known and respected, Angela presented a workshop at Resolutions last national ADR conference.

Creating Paradigm Shifts for Clients

By Neil Denny
Following the recent release of his new book “The Collaborative Campanion” Neil offers valuable advice and guidance on how we can help clients to make informed choices

Deadlock to Dialogue

By Chris Mills
A unique DVD presentation offering a fascinating window on the approach used by one professional as he coaxes a couple from deadlock to dialogue. Unrehearsed, unscripted and with no prior knowledge on Chris’s part of ‘the story,’ events unfold In a truly engaging way. With plenty of time for thought provoking, creative discussion along the way.

How to speak your clients language, so they understand what you are saying

By Nigel & Jenny Heath
Helping delegates to ‘discover’ the language clients and others are using. How to spot language patterns, motivators and drivers with plenty of time for feedback and discussion to develop your skills.

Promoting yourself and your business. Making the most of your CFL website and other internet resources

By Miles Hendy and Neil Denny
So, your name appears in the members section of CFL website, what next? Miles and Neil will show you how to make the most of the CFL website and social media, to maximise your exposure to potential clients. Pick up valuable and simple tips from two of the most active social media users within CFL.

Presentation – Yet to be confirmed

By Duane Plant & William Hogg from Cambridge Family Law Practice

When : 10th June 2011
Where : Ashton Court House, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9JN
Tel : 0117 963 3438
Web :

What’s Included

  • ** Your Annual Membership to CFL **
  • ** Main conference **
  • Presentations/workshops
  • Lunch
  • Tea, coffee and snacks
  • Free Parking


£150 per delegate registered & paid by the 30th May 2011.

£175 per delegate registered & paid after the 30th May 2011.

ALL DELEGATES : 3 for the price of 2. Register 3 people at the same time, pay for 2.

We anticipate substantial demand for places at the conference and space is limited.

Please click here for the booking form.