FIRE Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide

The Next Generation of Asset Recovery Practitioners 

21st - 23rd August 2022 - 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

It's what's important after all


Meet others who will one day be your source of client referrals and contacts for life

Soft Skills 

The other 'stuff' and why it matters to you and your growing practice

As the world opens back up, so do opportunities. Never has there been a more important time to get back to the classroom and bounce ideas and questions off your peers.

Meet your chairs

Caroline Greenwell
Caroline Greenwell Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Sam Ouriach
Sam Ouriach Associate Director
Grant Thornton
Amy Patterson
Amy Patterson Partner
Taylor Wessing
Matthew Walker
Matthew Walker Director
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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Expert speaking faculty includes:

Nick Wood
Nick Wood Partner
Grant Thornton
Nicola Boulton
Nicola Boulton Partner
PCB Byrne
Mark Shaw
Mark Shaw Partner, Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
Jane Colston
Jane Colston Partner
Brown Rudnick
Jonathan Tickner
Jonathan Tickner Head of Commercial Litgation & Civil Fraud
Peters & Peters
Luke Richardson
Luke Richardson Associate
Baker McKenzie
Richard Foss
Richard Foss Partner
Kingsley Napley
Rachael Gregory
Rachael Gregory Of Counsel
Armstrong Teasdale

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