Practice Management

Significant Leadership Programme - 2018

About the programme
This leadership programme for female legal practitioners is specifically focused on the legal profession and its unique business models. This programme will help you to:

  • Grow your law firm or further your career in the legal profession;
  • Identify your niche leadership qualities by completing the internationally acclaimed Belbin report; and
  • Use professional strengths to achieve better results in career growth and development.

Don’t miss out on this intensive, highly-rewarding learning experience aimed at encouraging you to succeed in practice and attain leadership positions. Sponsored by CDH and LexisNexis©.

Venues and dates
This is a four-day programme that is spread over two sessions of two days each, per venue:

Johannesburg: 31 May - 1 June (Session 1) and 2 - 3 August (Session 2) 
Networking event: 2 August 2018

Cape Town: 4 - 5 June (Session 1) and 16 - 17 August (Session 2)
Networking event: 16 August 2018

Who can register?
Female legal practitioners with at least three years’ post-admission practical experience as an attorney, advocate or legal advisor in a corporate or government entity.

Programme topics

  • Identify and apply your unique leadership style
  • Effectively manage your professional power;
  • Understand how to use emotional intelligence to deal with business relationships and politics;
  • Build and maintain your brand;
  • Powerful thinking – How to think and act strategically;
  • Write persuasively;
  • Smart finances: Growing and sustaining your practice.

Lead facilitator: Dr Jeanne-Mari Retief.

Application deadline: 8 May 2018.

For more information on this programme, contact Jeanne-Mari Retief at

Read more and apply here

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