Webinar: Risk management in the digital era


In this webinar presentation, Amber Matthews (General Counsel, DLA Piper) will explore a range of risk management issues arising from practising law in the digital era, including protecting confidentiality; challenges of file management; cloud computing; social media and managing reputational risk. Amber will give some practical tips of what you can do to avoid the pitfalls and manage problems when they arise.

This webinar complies with the mandatory area of Practice Management and Business Skills.



Course ID CN170305_MAN1
Type Webinar
Duration 1 hour
  • NSW
Start Dates 2 March 2017
$108.00 (Member Price)

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Code CN170305_MAN1

Thursday 2 March 2017
3.30pm to 4.30pm (AEDST) 

Where By Webinar
Level Foundational/Intermediate/Advanced
CPD 1 CPD unit

General Counsel/Partner, DLA Piper 

Amber Matthews leads DLA Piper’s Legal, Risk Management and Compliance team and is responsible for advising the firm on all its legal and risk management issues across UK Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Amber is also a member of the Global Risk Committee and is secretary to the Board of DLA Piper International LLP, in which capacity she advises the board on corporate governance and partnership issues.
Amber was appointed the firm's Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) in England from January 2013.
Amber has been with DLA Piper her entire career. Starting at Phillips Fox in Sydney in 1999 she became a summer clerk/paralegal and following this, a graduate lawyer in the Corporate team in 2001. Amber moved to DLA Piper in London in 2003 to continue her career as a corporate lawyer practising in M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions until 2008. Since then Amber has been 'in -house' at DLA Piper advising on their internal legal issues and in 2013 her responsibilities extended beyond legal to include risk management.
Amber moved back home to Sydney in December 2014 after almost 12 years in London and now fulfils her global role from the Sydney office, travelling back to the UK quarterly.

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