Public Speaking

“Put energy, passion, determination and vision, add a pinch of fizz and put in a little bottle. Shake well and you would have a perfect recipe for Penina Shepherd”
Christina Ewbank, President, Chamber of Commerce, Eastbourne

2.30 minute with Penina on The Freedom Revolution (for the full talk please click: http://bit.ly/2aOUk73)

Cover-best-sellerAbout: Penina has headlined as a keynote speaker alongside some of the biggest names in the business world, such as Richard Reed (innocent), Levi Roots (Reggae Reggae Sauce), Sir Tim Smit (Eden Project), Lord Karan Bilimoria (Cobra Beer), Stephen Ridgway (Virgin Atlantic), Jacqueline Gold (Ann Summers) and many more.

She is an engaging, quirky, witty and an inspirational keynote speaker. Her full of energy presentations set the room alive, leaving the audience buzzing with enthusiasm! She regularly engages in public speaking and here are some of the many topics she covers:

The Freedom Revolution

In In this visionary presentation, based on her book The Freedom Revolution, Penina tells about the revolution that has taken the business world by storm whereby business people are driven by their passion and purpose but still, and precisely because of this, enjoy extraordinary financial success.

In her talk, Penina shares her personal journey of setting up ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW from a complete standstill, at the start of the worst economic climate, on a shoestring budget, with a newborn third child and a life threatening illness.

What she did have, however, was an abundance of passion for making a difference in the legal industry. Her revolutionary vision, innovation and business model have been remarkably successful. The firm, was voted a ‘Top 50 Innovative Law Firms in the UK and Europe (Financial Times), now boasts a great team of commercial lawyers, offices in Brighton & Gatwick and an impressive long line of business clients.

Ac16_0385In her talk, Penina shares her compelling story and highlights the characteristics of a successful business. The talk includes practical tips and is aimed at established business as well as start-ups!

Talks about Business Law

Penina has been working in the legal profession since 1996, both as Partner & Head of Department in top 100 Law Firms in the country, and regularly gives talks on Company, Commercial, Intellectual Property and other Business Law matters. She is also an expert on Employee Incentive Schemes advising regularly has public speaking engagements on this topic.

The most popular topics for businesses are:

5 Most Important Legal Tips to Protect Every Business

This is an engaging session that provides the audience with a good insight on all the basic legal issues every business person must know. Delegates will walk away with a good understanding and legal tips on how to safeguard their business, including:

  • Ideas on how to use the law to their business advantage;
  • Brand protection tips (including Trade Mark);
  • Legal essentials to secure their business;
  • Guidance on contracts with clients, suppliers and other parties;
  • Employment issues to consider; and
  • How to mitigate a dispute in a cost effective manner.

Protect your Intellectual Property Rights – it is your business’ most important asset!

Intellectual property is often overlooked as a key asset in a business purely due to lack of awareness! Many businesses are not aware of ways in which it can maximise its potential and exploit its value. On the other hand, those who are aware, enjoy fantastic income from these assets. This talk about the Law of Copyright, TM & Intellectual Property Rights and how to protect it.

Do your employees care if the office light was left on?

From Employee Share Schemes to ‘pat on the back’: this session will explore the avenues open to employers to make sure their employees genuinely care, discussing ways to incentivise, increase loyalty and commitment among their employees.

Social Media and the Law- think before you tweet!

Social media is an important tool in promoting your business, but it can also be a minefield when it concerns defamatory posts, breach of intellectual property and employees posting on behalf of your business!
This talk will set out the basic rules to bear in mind with practical tips on how to make sure your social media activity is working for you and not against you!