In brief: Money-making conference in London

The Lawyer is organising a one-day conference on 'Improving profitability' at the London Marriott Hotel on 9 July. Aimed at partners, finance directors, department heads and managers with responsibilities for increasing revenues, it will be chaired by Jonathan Lewis, chief executive of DJ Freeman, and includes speakers from Coopers & Lybrand Consulting, Edge Group, Hammond Suddards, Royal Bank of Scotland, Masons, McKenna & Co, Elliott Slone and Corporate Value Associates. Delegates will receive a free copy of The Lawyer/Coopers & Lybrand 1996 Financial Management in Law Firms Survey. For more details ring 0171 434 3711.