Excitement is building for next week’s Law Society Psychological Services festival, which will showcase the array of services on offer to the profession from the team at Blackhall Place.
The festival, which runs from 6-8 September, will include a second webinar in the High Impact Series delivered by Law Society Psychological Services in partnership with Law Society Professional Training.
This complimentary online CPD event will hear speakers discuss the key organisational factors and workplace dynamics for building high-impact workplaces.
It will be held online next Friday, 8 September from 1-2pm.
Attendance will deliver one management and professional development CPD hour.
Key areas for discussion are:
- Legal workplace culture,
- Understanding psychosocial risks,
- Ingredients for organisational success, and
- Adapting to the evolving needs of the profession.
- Jeanne Kelly (chair) – founding partner at Browne Jacobson,
- Michelle Ní Longáin (small picture) – partner at Byrne Wallace LLP and Law Society Past President,
- George Artley – Bar Issues Commission Project Lawyer, International Bar Association UK,
- Jessica Lee – organisational psychologist with Seven Psychology at Work.
Book your place now.
An in-person event, Building High Impact Professionals will present an evening of lively conversation and uplifting entertainment – and a showcase of what Law Society Psychological Services can do for all members.
Spaces at this complimentary event are limited so please book your place now.
The event will begin at 5.30pm with jazz and refreshments, on Thursday, 7 September.
At 6.15pm there will be a welcome address, followed by a panel discussion on changing culture in the legal profession.
The panel discussion ‘Changing Culture in the Legal Profession’ (in partnership with Law Society Professional Training) will explore:
- Building effective lawyers in a changing professional landscape,
- How leadership impacts teams,
- Cultural transformation, and
- Creating a healthy professional environment.
- Patrick Boland – executive coach and managing director of Conexus Consulting Ltd,
- Sara Carnegie – legal director, International Bar Association,
- Kate Colleary – director and founder of Pembroke Privacy, and
- Ronnie Neville (chair) – partner, Mason Hayes and Curran (employment law and benefits).
That same evening, a fireside chat will hear from activist Rory O’Neill and pharmacist-turned-author Anne O’Neill.
Festival side events will run from 8.30pm to late, with an accompaniment of soul music.
Focused events for the incoming cohort of 450+ trainee solicitors will include a suite of empowering wellbeing activities at the festival.
Secure your place by booking now for the following highlights:
- Creative art with Paula Erraught – Wednesday, 6 September, 5.30pm,
- HITT with Rehana Maniar – Thursday, 7 September, 9am – 9.45am and 10.15 – 11am,
- Yoga with Chris Molloy – Friday, 8 September, 11.45am – 12.45pm,
- Nutritional talk with Miriam Power – Friday, 8 September, 11.45am - 12.45pm.
The Complete Lawyer
Over 450 Professional Practice Course trainees will start at Blackhall Place on 6 September and they will all engage with The Complete Lawyer course as part of their legal education.
Alongside legal knowledge and skills, the Complete Lawyer course develops the ‘third pillar’ of professional practice; psychological development.
Delivered by a team of group analysts, executive coaches, psychotherapists and organisational psychologists, this course is unique to the Irish training model.
Free Time-Concentrated Therapy, also unique to the Irish training context, will also commence that same week for incoming trainees.