Coaching & Mentoring

8th February 2017

Bar Council training for Mentors

We are delighted to be working with the Bar Council to deliver Mentoring Skills training for the Bar.  The training is aimed at supporting those already mentoring as well as those seeking to become mentors as part of the Bar Council’s own mentoring programmes, or programmes on offer through specialist […]
30th January 2017

Internal Coaching – Best Practice at Reed Smith

We were delighted to welcome Alicia Millar, EME Learning & Development Manager for Reed Smith as our guest speaker at our Coaching Community Brown Bag lunch in January. Alicia kindly shared with us some of Reed Smith’s best practice around internal coaching. Reed Smith have established an internal coaching faculty with […]
11th July 2016

How to Negotiate with Liars and Cheats

According to social scientists we all tell one or two lies, on average, every day. Negotiators are no exception. They may even be more deceptive as they attempt to get the upper hand. So it clearly makes sense for negotiators to take steps to deal with deception. Leslie K. John, […]
23rd May 2016

Are These the Reasons Women are Leaving Law Firms?

Sherwood Consulting has carried out an online survey with woman lawyers to find out why so many talented women are leaving the profession. We received 59 responses and here are the key findings: Only 30% are getting sufficient developmental feedback, suggesting that most don’t feel they’re learning enough and don’t […]