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Neurodiversity and Fatherhood: Life as a Young Partner – Phill Bratt  – S8E12

Legal careers can be challenging, especially when you’re first starting out. In this episode we spoke to Phill Bratt, a Partner at Keoghs and Host of the London Insurance Lawyer Podcast, about how young people can make the biggest impact in their careers. He also shared his experience of being neurodivergent and a new dad, shedding light on how these things have impacted his working life.   So why should you be listening in?   You can hear Rob and Phill discussing: 

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Innovations & Legal Careers – Mitch Kowalski  – S8E10

In this episode, your host, Rob Hanna, was joined by Mitch Kowalski, the Senior Commercial Legal Counsel at Greater Toronto Airports Authority and author of ‘Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century’ and ‘The Great Legal Reformation: Notes from the Field’. They explore the changing career trajectories within the legal services industry, touching on everything from AI to well-being.   So why should you be listening in?   You can hear Rob and Mitch discussing:   Private vs in-house practices  Innovations

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Life as Lawyer and Content Creator – Henry Nelson-Case – S7E40

Are you interested in pursuing a career in law and sharing your journey on social media? This week we’re super excited to be chatting Henry Nelson-Case, shedding light on his experiences, insights, and initiatives beyond the traditional boundaries of a legal career. Unveiling the realities of life in high-profile law firms, he dispels common misconceptions and offers invaluable advice for those embarking on a legal career.  Discover the delicate balance between a demanding professional life and the joys of content creation,

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Personal Injury, High-Profile Cases, & Social Diversity – Trevor Sterling – S7E39

What are the strategies we need to implement to foster diversity within the firm and the wider legal community? This week we’re super excited to chat with Trevor Sterling, Senior Partner at Moore Barlow. He has a remarkable 40-year journey in the legal profession, focusing on his specialisation in personal injury and major trauma cases. Beyond his legal career, Trevor Sterling is active in promoting diversity and inclusion. His commitment to being a ladder for others to climb is evident, emphasising the

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Championing Change: Diversity, Tech, and Access to Justice – Christina Blacklaws – S7E33

This week we’re super excited to be chatting Christina Blacklaws, trailblazer in the legal profession and a driving force at the intersection of law and technology.  With a remarkable career spanning over 30 years, Christina shares her journey from being a solicitor specializing in representing children in public law proceedings to becoming the first elected president of the Law Society. Beyond her professional endeavors, Christina shares her commitment to diversity, inclusion, and access to justice, highlighted by her role in

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Law Society Legal Hero: Child Marriage and Gender-Based Abuse – Shabina Begum – S7E32

 “When the passion starts to waver, and the novelty wears away, it feels tough, but it’s worth it. Keep going.” This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Shabina Begum, a trailblazing legal professional making waves in the realm of child marriage, gender-based violence, and women’s rights.  From her early experiences in Bangladesh to representing the UK at international workshops on early marriage, Shabina shares the eye-opening discoveries that led her to become a recognized expert on these critical issues.

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Curiousity, Collaboration, and Confidence in Business Development – Ben Paul – S7E30

Sales doesn’t have to be a dirty word; instead, it can be organic, mutually beneficial, and a source of growth for your business. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Ben Paul, the founder of The BD Ladder, where he provides a wide range of services designed to help professionals, including lawyers, enhance their business development skills and excel in their careers. Throughout the episode, Ben shares invaluable insights and practical tips that challenge traditional sales strategies. By

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Family Law: From Career Advice to Emerging Trends – Yasmin Khan-Gunns – S7E27

Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the intriguing world of family law. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Yasmin Khan-Gunns, a specialist family solicitor with a unique perspective on the legal profession. Aside from being an expert on complex aspects of family law, she is also using her platform to educate her followers on family topics. She provides insights into misconceptions and myths surrounding family law, making legal knowledge accessible to a broader audience. Her multifaceted approach

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Positive Lawyering: Science-Backed Strategies for Thriving Lawyers – Jordana Confino – S7E26

Discover the science behind happiness, the power of self-compassion, and the keys to unlocking your true potential. This week we’re super excited to be chatting Jordana Confino, who has made a significant impact in the fields of law, psychology, and education. Her journey from a psychology major to a high-achieving lawyer and ultimately, a passionate advocate for personal well-being and happiness is truly inspiring. She played a pivotal role in establishing a comprehensive program focusing on professional identity formation and well-being,

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Clio’s Vision for the Future of Legal Tech – Clio’s COO Ronnie Gurion – S7E25

Let’s explore how AI and the importance of embracing technology as the legal industry continues to evolve. This week we’re super excited to be chatting to Ronnie Gurion, Chief Operating Officer at Clio, a leading cloud-based practice management software company. Hosted at Clio Con, this discussion is packed with insights into Clio’s mission and the future of legal technology. Clio’s dedication to addressing the access to justice issue is showcased with its new legal aid module. This interview provides a closer look at

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