FIRE Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide

The Next Generation of Asset Recovery Practitioners 

28th - 30th August 2024 - Downing College, Cambridge 

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Bringing you the Ultimate Insider's Guide to all things Asset Recovery. If you are newly qualified and looking to broaden your knowledge and refine your skills then you need to be here. 

FIRE present a programme full of absolutely everything you would need to know and want to know about your practice area. In our unique Summer School style you can expect a load of networking opportunities in a very enjoyable setting. 

Black letter law

Meet others who will one day be your source of client referrals and contacts for life
Forge relationships and build your own network that will flourish with you as you grow.


It's what's important after all
Good foundations are the building blocks of your life in law. 

Soft Skills 

Learn from those who have sharpened these skills and built successful careers
The key is to understand why it matters to you and your growing practice.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to get back to the classroom cover the foundations, quiz our experts & bounce new ideas and questions off your peers!

Meet your chairs

Caroline Greenwell
Caroline Greenwell Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Steven Haynes
Steven Haynes Director
Sarah Twohig
Sarah Twohig Senior Associate
Pinsent Masons (Ireland)
Across 2 focused days: 

Black Letter Law 

  • Freezing injunctions
  • Insolvency toolbox 
  • Recoverability 
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Soft Skills

  • How to win / lose a client in 10 days
  • Business development
  • Personal Brand, Career Progression, Diversity & Inclusion
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  • Punting
  • Prosecco, Pimms & BBQ
  • Residential format 
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Our Expert Speaking Faculty Confirmed for 2024 include:

 Elizabeth Fox
Elizabeth Fox Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig
Sophia Purkis
Sophia Purkis Partner
Fladgate LLP
Polly Sprenger
Polly Sprenger Partner
Addleshaw Goddard
Lucinda Orr
Lucinda Orr Partner
Enyo Law
Annabel Treadgold
Annabel Treadgold Partner
Jones Day
Rosie Wild
Rosie Wild Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Amita Chohan
Amita Chohan Barrister
Locke Lord
Orla Donovan
Orla Donovan Senior Associate
Dentons Ireland
Amy Harvey
Amy Harvey Partner
Ontier LLP
Audrey Bertolotti
Audrey Bertolotti Partner
Ogier (Luxembourg)
Alexandra Campbell
Alexandra Campbell Senior Associate
Howard Kennedy
Rebecca Chalkley KC
Rebecca Chalkley Barrister
Red Lion Chambers
Lynn Yin
Lynn Yin Legal Director
Rebecca Newell
Rebecca Newell Senior Associate
Hogan Lovells
Ruth Jordan
Ruth Jordan Barrister
Serle Court
Natasha Fons
Natasha Fons Associate
Pinsent Masons
Helen Morris
Helen Morris Partner
Kingsley Napley

Event Partners

Networking Partner
Knowledge Partner

Contact Us


For Partnership enquiries please contact Ben Sullivan on +44 (0) 20 3965 4386 or email


For Speakers enquiries please contact Paul Barford on +44 (0) 20 3965 4386 or email

Booking & General

For Booking & General enquiries please contact Amy Barrett on +44 (0) 20 3059 9796 or email