Learing and Development


Learning and Development is central to our strategy, and our commitment to you: we provide a great range of world-class programmes that will help you excel.

A dedicated department for your development

Our specialist department organises legal, technical and business skills training and support for all our lawyers and business services staff.

Career paths you can follow with confidence

We have designed clear, published career development paths for all our people in legal and non-legal roles.

We pride ourselves on having a truly friendly culture of regular dialogue with your supervisors and colleagues, which combined with our ongoing learning and development support, ensure that you understand how you are progressing, how to move forward and what support you can get.

Legal and business skills seminars for lawyers

A full sequence of carefully tailored seminars guide our lawyers on the path from trainee to partner.

We provide training sessions to develop and reinforce technical legal excellence, commerciality and business acumen, and we hold regular seminars on:

  • Legal updates, industry briefings and new developments in technology/business,
  • Strategic thinking, leadership and negotiation skills,
  • Marketing and business development,
  • Working in legal teams,
  • Financial health.

Development programmes for business services professionals

All our business services staff benefit from our range of training programmes, covering topics such as:

  • Leadership,
  • Presentation skills,
  • Project management,
  • Time management,
  • IT skills.

Taking you further

Whether you are in a legal or business service role, we will support your attendance at external courses and conferences. We also have a popular and well-established coaching programme whereby anybody may ask for bespoke and personal assistance from an expert coach.

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