2024 Courses
for Chambers’ Practice Managers

Bespoke Training and Personal Development

For clerks at all levels

Client Engagement and Developing Business

Getting it right first time and every time for your clients

What will this course cover?

This is a practical and interactive workshop which explores how we engage with our clients, from customer service excellence to understanding why your clients buy from you. You will gain new insights and strategies around client communication techniques such as writing a LinkedIn post, as well as valuable marketing activities.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
March 12th
October 8th

For clerks at all levels

Effective Practice Development for Members

Understanding the clerk’s role in their members’ success

What will this course cover?

This popular and highly interactive workshop addresses the significance and structure of managing and developing the careers of members of chambers. You will gain expert knowledge and confidence in running a first-class PDM. You will learn how to support members, from tenants to assisting in Silk applications.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
March 20th
October 9th

For clerks at all levels

Soft-skills Masterclass

Using your personality to gain better results

What will this course cover?

Being a barrister’s clerk is all about “people”. This highly inspiring soft-skills workshop gives you insights on how to gain a better outcome when dealing with members, clients, and colleagues, and may even enhance your own personal relationships. You will discover what motivates you, what drives the people around you and how to gain direction in your own career development.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£450
Dates:
April 16th
October 15th

For clerks at all levels

Performance Management of Staff

From team motivation to running a first-class appraisal system

What will this course cover?

This workshop addresses the significance and structure of managing and developing the careers of your practice management staff. You will gain enhanced skills in running professional staff appraisals, motivation of the clerk’s room and achieving the most from your team.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
April 23rd
October 22nd

For clerks at all levels

Professional Networking Skills

Improve your confidence and reputation

What will this course cover?

Networking is a fundamental function of a barrister’s clerk. This course is an in-depth and practical workshop which will develop your skills in building your own professional network. Learn how to develop confidence when meeting new people and enjoy networking opportunities.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
April 30th
November 5th

For clerks at all levels

Professional Collaborative Negotiation Skills

Gain a competitive advantage by bringing win-win solutions to your clients and chambers

What will this course cover?

Negotiations with clients can often be seen as bartering or finding a middle ground. This workshop will help you to improve and perfect your own negotiation style. You’ll discover how to acquire the best outcome from your clients and win excellent results for members of chambers. We examine how to maximise income whilst building long-term collaboration with clients.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
May 14th
November 12th

For Team Leaders and Senior Management

Building a Business Development Plan for Chambers

Demonstrate your professional knowledge and experience

What will this course cover?

This is designed to help senior barrister’s clerks and team leaders with their planning and presentation of business development activities. This course takes influence from proven strategic business development tools and helps you build a professional and demonstrable business plan to be proud of.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
April 15th
November 4th

For clerks at all levels

Professional Coaching and Mentoring Skills

When you become a leader, success is all about growing others around you

What will this course cover?

The PME Training professional mentoring and coaching course will give you basic knowledge and skills to further develop and become an excellent mentor and coach. We explore the power of expert leadership in developing those around you, growing and nurturing their talent and motivation.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
June 3rd
November 11th

For clerks at all levels

Professional Presentation Skills

Find your confidence when speaking to large groups; convey your message effectively

What will this course cover?

Many of us, at some point in our careers, find ourselves delivering some form of presentation or speaking in public. This can be to a small group, a large conference or even a webinar. You will learn how to improve structure, make your presentation effective and build confidence in your delivery. This course will give you immediate improvements and long-lasting results. We explore how to become an excellent presenter, thus delivering maximum impact.

Running time:
11.00am – 4.30pm
Costs:
£399
Dates:
June 10th
November 18th

Prices and Discounts

All prices shown are subject to 20% VAT. 10% discount applies for multiple bookings.

Course Specifications and Booking

Full course specification sheets are available upon request from [email protected]

Course Locations

All courses for 2024 are planned to run in central London and require a  minimum of four delegates for the course to run in-person.

If there are less than four delegates, the course will be offered remotely.

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