In brief: US practice managers plan London meeting

The Association of Legal Administrators, the US practice managers' group, will hold a conference in London next month focusing on the business of managing a law firm in a global economy. 'New trends in practice management' will bring together specialists from the UK and the US to address topics including current trends in law firm management, new technology for law firms, profit management and the managing partner's changing role. The event is on 7 June at the London Hilton Hotel in Park Lane.