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Season 5
Rob Hanna

How Can We Make Family Law More Accessible? – Emma Nash – S5E22

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Emma Nash, founder of the ‘Family Law Language Project‘ and Family Law Partner at Fletcher Day. Aside from Emma’s busy work life as a Family Law Partner, she is a strong advocate for reform within the family justice system. Emma is a strong believer in making family law easier to understand and more accessible to everyone. In this episode, we discuss the following: A typical workday in the life of

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Igniting a Practical Contracting Revolution – Laura Frederick – S5E18

In this episode of the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Laura Frederick. Laura is the Founder of ‘How to Contract’, helping lawyers and professionals draft and negotiate contracts. For 25 years, Laura has been helping clients with their business contracts and technology agreements. She has previously worked for Tesla, as part of their Legal Counsel and in 2019, Laura opened her own law firm, ‘Laura Frederick Law’. In this episode, we discuss the following: How the learning

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Rapper and Lawyer: How You Can Practice Law, Follow Your Passions and Make Partner – S5E15

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Nick Eziefula. Nick is a partner at one of the UK’s leading media and entertainment law firms, Simkins LLP. Nick specialises in commercial law and intellectual property. Nick is passionate about music and is an artist himself. Nick has released several albums, touring internationally. Alongside this, Nick also works in technology, providing advice on legal and commercial on software licensing, e-commerce as well as data protection. In this

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The Power of Social Media For In-House Lawyers and Why Personal Brand Is Not a Dirty Word – Mel Scott – S5E14

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Mel Scott. Mel is part of the senior legal counset at Megaport, a global technology company based in Australia. She’s an in house adviser to the Women Lawyers Association in Queensland, in addition to serving as a member association of corporate counsel National Conference Committee. She is now a passionate advocate for in house legal roles, and has her own amazing podcast called Counsel – a podcast for

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How to Be a Lawyer and Do It All – Hannah Beko – S5E11

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Hannah Beko. Hannah is a property partner at Gunnercooke LLP where she specialises in both commercial and personal property matters working for innovative investors and develops. Since 2016, Hannah has worked as a coach and trainer to the legal profession speaking out on areas such as mental health and happiness in law and now has a number of resources relating to this on her Authentically Speaking website. Hannah

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Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin – Charles Kerrigan – S5E7

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomed Charles Kerrigan. Charles is a partner at CMS and a specialist in digital assets, fintech, and importantly for today’s discussion, Cryptocurrency. He is the author of multiple books including “The Financing of Intangible Assets: TMT Finance and Emerging Technologies” and “Growing with Blockchain”; and as a leading expert in blockchain and digital technology in the UK, has sat on advisory committees for parliament, the Bank of England and

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How to Quit Big Law and Become a Business Owner – Laura Brunnen – S5E2

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Laura Brunnen. Laura is the founder and director of ‘The Legal Strategist Limited’ a B2B legal consulting and education business in which she brings expert ‘big business’ legal advice to new and growing businesses. In 2017, Laura became the first woman to lead the winning private equity team of the year at the British Legal Awards and in the same year founded ‘The 1973 Club’, a social network for

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How to Break into Entertainment Law – Mitra Ahouraian – S4E22

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna speaks to Mitra Ahouraian. In 2011 Mitra founded her own law firm, Mitra Ahouraian Law. Based in Los Angeles, it’s a full-service corporate and entertainment law firm. Prior to this she worked as a legal counsel at MTV and Phoenix Books, as well as working at Munger Tolles & Olson. She’s had a highly impressive career, being awarded the ‘Super Lawyers Distinction’ four years in a row! Alongside her

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How to Grow an Innovative & Inclusive Law Firm in 2021 – Vanessa Challess – Tiger Law – S4E18

This week on the Legally Speaking Podcast, our host Robert Hanna is joined by Vanessa Challess. Vanessa is the Founder and Director of Tiger Law. She’s also the Founder of Tiger HR and Tiger Bytez. The firm was founded on the principles of prioritising clients’ interests, championing diversity and inclusion, and forcing the legal profession to embrace the future. Based in Kent, the firm covers a range of practice areas; including company law, property law, family law and IP work.

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Life as a Telecoms Lawyer – Daniel Preiskel – S4E17

In this week’s episode, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Daniel Prieskel onto the show. Daniel and his brother Ronnie co-founded Prieskel & Co, a boutique telecommunications law firm based in London. Daniel has been named as just one of 7 Telecoms Global Thought Leaders by WhosWhoLegal, and is particularly well regarded for his commercial and regulatory expertise in the sector. Over the last 20 years, he’s advised MNOs, MVNOs, resellers, telephony providers, IoT manufacturers, data centre firms, satellite providers, handset

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