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Season 7

Season 7
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The Wide World of Law: Advocacy, Writing and Public Speaking – Thomas Grant – S7E23

An extensive career marked by an unwavering commitment to providing top-notch legal services has set him apart in the field. Can you guess who this remarkable legal professional is? This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Thomas Grant, a leading commercial chancery silk who received the “Chancery Silk of The Year” award from Chambers & Partners in 2021. Thomas is renowned for his exceptional legal expertise, having earned the prestigious title of Queen’s Counsel (QC). and have represented prominent

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Inclusion, Belonging, and Shaping the Future of Law – Nicole Williams – S7E22

From humble beginnings to becoming a prominent figure in the legal landscape. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Nicole Williams, a Senior Associate in Ashurst and a Counsel in the Investment Funds and Debt Capital Markets. She is an advocate of change and a driving force behind reshaping the future of law. Nicole introduces the concept of gamified testing, a revolutionary approach that assesses candidates’ emotional intelligence, skill sets, and values. By utilizing this method, Nicole aims to eliminate doubts

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From Lawyer to Innovator: How AI is Reshaping Legal Writing – Jacqueline Schafer – S7E21

Curious about the role of AI in assisting lawyers with legal writing? This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Jacqueline Schafer, the Founder and CEO of Clearbrief.ai, an accomplished lawyer with a passion for legal writing, who shares her journey from litigator to tech entrepreneur and discusses how ClearBrief.ai is revolutionizing the way lawyers approach legal writing. Jacqueline embarked on a mission to bridge the gap between cutting-edge technology and the legal profession. Her advocacy for the adoption of AI

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The Legal Operations Journey – Jeremy Hopkins – S7E20

This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Jeremy Hopkins, an accomplished legal professional with a dynamic career spanning various roles within the legal industry. He brings a wealth of experience from his journey through roles such as barrister clerk, director of legal operations, and various consultancy positions. Notably, Jeremy played a key role in the disruptive legal service providers Riverview Law and Obelisk Support. His contributions to reshaping legal service delivery, emphasizing client-centric approaches, value-based pricing, and promoting diversity, have made him

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Building a Diverse Firm: Leading with Inclusion – Sana Saddique – S7E19

Are you curious about the transformative power of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession? This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Sana Saddique, a lawyer and the founder of Collective Law Solicitors. Sana’s journey in law began with facing unique challenges as a young Asian Muslim woman in a profession dominated by homogeneity. However, her determination and passion for the legal field led her to achieve remarkable milestones throughout her career. Sana’s approach to the legal industry is rooted

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Startup & Scale-Up: Empowering Entrepreneurs with Legal Knowledge – Shainul Kassam – S7E18

Are you an entrepreneur seeking expert legal advice and insights? This is an episode you don’t want to miss. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Shainul Kassam, a trailblazing legal professional who is committed to helping entrepreneurs navigate the complex world of business law. Shainul, the founder of Fortune Law, specializes in providing legal guidance to ambitious entrepreneurs. Her journey showcases determination and a client-centric approach. Shainul’s commitment to service shines through her pro bono work and international

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Empowering Future Solicitors: Advancing Inclusive Legal Education – Lucie Allen – S7E17

Curious about the evolving landscape of legal education and qualification? This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Lucie Allen, Managing Director at BARBRI Global, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in commercial roles spanning various types of business. Lucie thrives on new challenges, driving change and delivering results by developing high-performing teams and focusing on the customer. Lucie is passionate about diversity and inclusion advancement in the workplace as well as supporting people with personal development and

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Personal Injury Law: Empathy, Connection, and Legal Superheroes – Jennifer Shipley – S7E16

Picture this: you’re driving down the road, minding your own business, and suddenly bam you’re in a car accident because someone else wasn’t paying attention. Or maybe you slip and fall at the grocery store because they didn’t bother to clean up a spill. These are the kinds of situations where Personal Injury Law steps in to protect your rights. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Jennifer Shipley, a total rockstar in the world of personal injury law.

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Embracing the O-Shaped Mindset: Creating a High-Performance Culture – Dan Kayne – S7E15

Let’s face it: delivering outstanding service to your clients is what truly sets you apart in the legal world. It’s the key to building strong relationships, earning client trust, and standing out from the competition. Ready to dive deeper into this fascinating topic? This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Dan Kayne, an accomplished legal professional and former General Counsel at Network Rail, who shares his remarkable career journey and the pivotal role they play in driving positive change.

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Untying the Knot: Your Guide to Family Law and Divorce – Jonathan Merel – S7E14

Let’s face it, divorce gets a bad rap. It’s often surrounded by stigma and misconceptions. But here’s the truth: divorce is not a failure or a sign of weakness. It’s a decision that takes immense courage and self-reflection. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Jonathan Merel, who is here to tell you that it’s not all doom and gloom. He is known as a skilful and aggressive negotiator, and he brings his expertise to the table as an

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