The article is published in this month's Counsel Magazine, the magazine for barristers. Under the subheading 'Feeling sluggish in the practice department? Dust off your profile and learn how to stand out from the crowd with this refresher guide', Deborah sets out 5 ways to revitalise a flagging practice - 5 active strategies to enhance a barrister's profile:
(1) Your Website Entry;
(2) Meet and Greet;
(3) What is your Motivation;
(4) Keep Your Hand In: Extended Leave; and
(5) Social Media.
The article is based on a Women in the Law UK event entitled 'How To Raise Your Profile' and hosted at 33 Bedford Row on 28 March 2019. The event, which was attended by both male and female barristers and solicitors, included a keynote speech by Mrs Justice McGowan and advice from a range of speakers, including a senior partner at Russell Cooke.
The article, published in the 'Practice Toolset - Making It Happen' section of Counsel Magazine, can be viewed here.
Women in the Law has a full calendar of professional development and social events held in Manchester, London, Leeds and the Midlands. All events include time to socialise and meet new people in the legal profession. Membership is open to counsel, solicitors and those that work in and with the legal profession. See: Women in the Law UK.
Deborah Bryan is Joint Deputy Head of Chambers at 33 Bedford Row, a mixed common law set, and a specialist family practitioner specialising in public law cases involving children and complex private law disputes. Deborah is also one of the London ambassadors for the Women in the Law UK.