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The latest news from the GRL Blog looking at recruitment, professional development, coaching and consultancy for the Bar, Barristers Chambers and law firms.

The Changing Face of The Bar

The Changing Face of The Bar

In what has become a rapidly changing and even more competitive time for the Bar, there have been some subtle but significant changes in the way that barristers’ chambers are prepared to adapt in the search for new streams of work and develop new business. Many...
Managing Stress in Chambers

Managing Stress in Chambers

Why is stress so bad? Stress is the body’s natural response to threat: real or perceived; physical or mental.  In responding to threat our bodies produce large quantities of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline.  These hormones and chemicals increase our heart rate...
Managing Stress in Chambers

Resilience for Better Results

Making the case for Resilience The successful legal organisation’s mission seems simple enough: Know and Plan what you want to achieve; Recruit and Retain the right people; Do what is needed to get it done and; Repeat.  How do we retain focus however in an...
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Whether it be new job alerts, industry advice articles or event invites GRL Legal have a constant stream of information that we like to share. However, we are keen to share only with people who are interested in what we have to say and so we have introduced some GRL...
Lateral hires for the Bar

Lateral hires for the Bar

As the Bar continues to position itself in the ever-increasing search for new business and work streams; so, the lateral movement of barristers between chambers has seen a marked increase. Of course, moving from one set to another is not without its problems, not...
The rise in BD and Marketing roles

The rise in BD and Marketing roles

It’s apparent to anyone working closely with the Bar that there’s been a major spike in both the number and seniority of recent BD and Marketing roles – with Sets now having designated and growing BD and Marketing Teams. There seem to be several key factors at...
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Digital Marketing Jargon Buster for the Bar

The legal industry is changing at a rapid pace. Not many people know this, but it’s possible to an instruct a Barrister directly, cutting out the solicitor and associated costs. Digital can be a huge lead generator for Barristers and here’s Move Digital telling...
Changing roles in Chambers

Changing roles in Chambers

Chambers have increasingly started to change their management structures to better align themselves with their clients’ way of doing business and more generally, to modernise a structure which, historically can be quite antiquated and doesn’t equate to a modern...

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