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Women in the Law Elizabeth Cruickshank

Women in the Law By Elizabeth Cruickshank

Women in the Law by Elizabeth Cruickshank


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Elizabeth Cruickshank has interviewed 28 women solicitors, barristers and judges, each recognized as outstanding in her profession. They talk eloquently about what the law means to them, why they chose the law and the routes they took to their present positions.

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Women in the Law: Strategic Career Management by Elizabeth Cruickshank

What does it take to become a successful lawyer? And even more so a successful woman lawyer? Elizabeth Cruickshank has interviewed 28 women solicitors, barristers and judges, each recognized as outstanding in her profession. They talk eloquently about what the law means to them, why they chose the law and the routes they took to their present positions. You should also find valuable practical advice by recognized experts on choosing the right career path, networking, presentational skills and negotiating flexible working terms.

About Elizabeth Cruickshank

After teaching English for ten years Elizabeth Cruickshank re-qualified as a solicitor and worked in three major City firms before embarking on a third career as a writer. She is the Editor of Link, the journal of the Association of Women Solicitors, of which she is a past London Chairwoman.

Table of Contents

Part I: 1.1. A short history, Elizabeth Cruickshank; The first women lawyers; Social attitudes; Up to the present; 1.2. Careers in the law for women, Elizabeth Cruickshank and Penny Terndrup; Career Options; Private practice as a solicitor; Solicitors in private practice; Barristers; In-house counsel; The Government Legal Service; Academic teaching and research; 1.3. Taking control of your work-life balance, Jayne Buxton; Think about it; Developing a personal change strategy; Getting out and moving on; Part II: Interviews, Elizabeth Cruickshank; Florence Baron; Susannah Bates; Margaret Bennett; Margaret Brazier; Fiona Bruce; Elizabeth Butler-Sloss; Eileen Carroll; Eva Crawley; Alison Eddy; Janet Gaymer; Brenda Hale; Melissa Hardee; Harriet Harman; Madeleine Heggs; Dianna Kempe; Helena Kennedy; Carolyn Kirby; Margaret McCabe; Lesley MacDonagh; Judith Mayhew; Barbara Mills; Diana Parker; Alison Parkinson; Eileen Pembridge; Barbara Roche; Sandra Teichman; Juliet Wheldon; Rosalind Wright; Part III: 3.1. Improving your soft skills, Richard Payne; What are soft skills?; Presentation skills; It's not what you say...; Meetings; Asserting yourself - a common sense approach; Influencing and selling skills; Improve your profile; Negotiation skills; Final thoughts; 3.2. Managing time effectively, Dianna Keel; Treating the symptoms; Do mechanical techniques work?; Intermediate techniques; Priority management; Self-management; Change; Have a clear purpose if you want to get the most out of your life; 3.3. Dancing with stress, Dianna Keel; Some facts and figures; Why are lawyers so stressed?; What causes work-place stress?; So, why isn't more being done?; What can be done?; Burn-out and balance; Adaptation; Good news for women; Take a look at your job; Structuring your day; Outside the workplace; 3.4. Leadership, Sally Woodward; Introduction; Case study: the newly appointed practice leader; What are effective leaders and what do they do?; So what, now what...?; 3.5. Rainmaking and networking, Tania Martin; Introduction; Rainmaking; Networking; Networking in practice.

Additional information

GOR001301139
9781853288227
1853288225
Women in the Law: Strategic Career Management by Elizabeth Cruickshank
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Law Society
2003-09-01
352
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