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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Professional Skills Development Workshop: Confidence Skills Inside and Out

26 October 2019

Time: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Venue: Room 3.1, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

About this workshop

In the professional worlds of legal and business services, having knowledge and expertise isn’t enough. In order to assure others, legal professionals need to act with confidence themselves. Having impact and developing effective relationships in a work environment relies on great communication skills.

This half day workshop will explore self-assurance and presence in professional life and will help you to develop your own personal approach to acting with confidence.

The session will include:

  • Feeling confident and overcoming reticence
  • Acting with confidence
  • Developing a strong professional persona
  • The importance of stature and status
  • Developing presence and gravitas
  • Finding your unique professional voice
  • Effective communication and relationship building

This will be an experiential session, with an opportunity to practice skills.

Facilitated by Sam Chittenden, Different Development

Sam is a leadership coach and trainer, with a background including many years as a Board Director in the public sector.
She is also an actor and director, and uses these skills to help people to perform their roles effectively and communicate with skill and ease.

Sam runs the training company Different Development, based in Brighton, and leads The Mastery of Self Expression Workshops in Brighton.

This workshop is worth 4 Postgraduate Law Professional Skills Achievement point.

Visit the Postgraduate Law Professional Skills Achievement Programme page for more.


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.


Daisy Brown

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