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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, […]
8th July 2016

Silk interviews 2016

Silk interviews this year (in London) will run from 28 Sep – 3 Nov. Interviews will also be held in Manchester on 11 and 21 oct. Availability for interview emails have now gone out from the QCA and need to be confirmed by 18 July. All candidates who have applied […]
27th June 2016

Judicial appointments

Forthcoming exercises: DDJ Mags – 18 vacancies nationwide – launches 28 June with deadline of 5 July. 4 Stage process – you need to pass first 2 Stages before submit self-assessment by 5 Sep Spec Civil Circuit Judges – 2 x Bristol – launches 28 June Resident Judges – Bristol, […]
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 […]