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How not to let social media ruin your career
19/07/2013Don’t let your Facebook profile or Twitter feed ruin your chances, says professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh.
The skills of 2020
13/08/2020In this article, we’re on the hunt to identify the essential legal skills for the decade ahead. We asked some lawyers: what are the key qualities for today’s legal world? What skills are they hoping to develop? What will be most important for the lawyers of 2020?
7 tips for virtual video interviews
26/06/2020What can law students and graduates do to help prepare for Skype or Zoom interviews?
There is a perception that lawyers have to be strong, ruthless and powerful. But what happens when a traumatic event happens in your life? Ruth Fenton shares advice on dealing with going back to work.
How to get a strategic edge during the LPC
08/10/2015The Legal Practice Course is gruelling test of intellectual athleticism – not a marathon like university but not a sprint like a vac scheme or summer school. You have to work hard without burning out and no one pretends it’s easy; even the work itself is not difficult.
Some legal recruitment consultants won’t be thanking me for what I’m about to say but I’ve never been one to shy away from controversy.
So if you’ve just entered your final seat and wondering what’s going to happen once you’ve finished your training then please take note.
Anyone can fit the mould. Anyone can be memorable. But can anyone fit the mould & be memorable at the same time?
The role of rhetoric in everyday advocacy
26/09/2013Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh advises on a skill that every good barrister must have.
Gravitas – having impact and presence
16/08/2013Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh advises on how to come across as credible, confident and competent.
How to network
12/06/2013Luan de Burgh gives his list of what to do and what not to do the next time you need to attend one of these potentially torturous affairs.
Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh offers some advice on using your voice to engage, persuade and inspire.
Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh gives some top tips on how to instil dynamism into your presentations.