In April 2012, on behalf of the Institute of Coaching at Harvard University, Des O'Connell from the Sherwood Coaching Group completed a survey of coaching in law firms. What it shows is that coaching is expanding, although it still has an image problem with lawyers. If you'd like to see more take a look at our coaching page
Julian Boardman-Weston leaves Sherwood
Julian Boardman-Weston is leaving Sherwood at Christmas 2011 to work in his family property business Manston-Grangewood and to free up enough time both for further post-graduate study and for sailing aboard his yacht Penguin.
Julian is one of the seven original founding members of Sherwood.
|Christopher Stoakes leaves Sherwood more details >
Christopher Stoakes is leaving Sherwood on 31 May to become Head of Legal Training at the international law firm Lovells. Chris has a long-term interest in, and commitment to, training and education. During the last year or two he has combined his Sherwood activities with the role of Corporate Relations Director of the College of Law's Moorgate Centre, in the City of London, as well as his writing and consulting activities. Chris was one of the seven original founding members of Sherwood. He will be very much missed here. All our best wishes for the new job, Chris.
|Bar workshop download details >
During November, we are running a Bar workshop - Building Effective Teams And Groups. This is specifically for those involved in managing and leading teams within Chambers - heads of chambers, chief executives, senior clerks, management committee members and heads of practice groups. This workshop represents an opportunity for you to learn about and discuss relevant management issues relating to effective team building. In particular we will focus on clerking teams, practice groups and top management teams – and the working relationships between them. The workshop will take place in London on 14 November, Manchester on 21 November and Leeds on 22 November. Full details and a booking form are avaliable for download or on request from our office.
|Silk & Judicial Appointment Interview Preparation more details >
Our new Silk and Judicial Appointment Interview Preparation is proving popular and is getting great feedback.