Jersey Finance has commissioned research economics consultancy Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), to undertake an independent study into the frontiers of productivity in Jersey’s financial services sector. Through desk-based research, a survey of our members, an examination of other jurisdictions, and conversations with industry leaders, five key recommendations on how businesses in Jersey’s financial sector can boost their productivity performance were identified.

This breakfast seminar will provide an update by Nina Skero, Chief Executive, Cebr, on the research findings and highlight the causal factors influencing productivity in our industry.

Members will also hear from Professor Lisa Webley, Head of Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham, who will present a case study on Jersey’s legal sector, focussing on lawtech.

A panel session will look at the five recommendations in more detail and what steps industry leaders can take to increase productivity in their workplace.

There will also be an opportunity for Members to put their questions forward in a Q&A session.

Agenda
Agenda
Day 1

Day 1

08.30am
Registration & Networking
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Welcome and Introductions

Amy Bryant, Deputy Chief Executive, Jersey Finance

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09.00
09.10
Cebr – Productivity in Jersey’s Financial Services Sector

Nina Skero, Chief Executive, Cebr

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Lawtech and the Jersey Legal Industry: seizing opportunities, mitigating risks and staying ahead of the curve

Professor Lisa Webley, Chair in Legal Education and Research, Head of Birmingham Law School, Director of Research CEPLER, University of Birmingham

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09.35
09.55
Panel Discussion

Moderated by Amy Bryant, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Jersey Finance

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Q&A Session
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10.25
10.40
Closing Remarks

Amy Bryant, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Jersey Finance

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Speakers
Nina Skero

Nina Skero Chief Executive, Cebr

Nina was appointed Chief Executive of Cebr, a leading economics consultancy based in London, in October 2019. Before that she led the firm’s Macroeconomics team for two years. Her bespoke research projects have spanned a variety of sectors, including a report for WeWork on the company’s contribution to the UK economy and research regarding the “bank of mum and dad” for Legal & General. Given the high profile of the work Nina has done, she regularly provides commentary for the national and international media. Additionally, she often presents her research at public events around the UK, but also globally across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Professor Lisa Webley

Professor Lisa Webley Chair in Legal Education and Research and Head of Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham

Professor Lisa Webley is Chair in Legal Education and Research and Head of Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham. She is also Head of Research at the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research at Birmingham Law School and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. She is chair of the International Working Group for the Comparative Study of the Legal Professions, and is General Editor of the journal Legal Ethics. Her research spans legal education, legal ethics, the legal profession, lawtech and access to justice.