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Pippa at IBA Boston - October 2013

14 October 2013

Pippa presented three highly acclaimed sessions at the International Bar Association Annual Conference in Boston on:

  • How to win clients:  COPACABANA
  • How to keep clients:  RAINBOW
  • How to give winning presentation

These highly inter-active lively and entertaining workshops gave practical tips and tailor-made advice  to lawyers and attorneys on:

  • overcoming the challenges of networking without feeling like a sales person 
  • asking for the work with enthusiasm, rather than desperation
  • building and strengthening relationships with current clients
  • how to continue to win more work from them

The final session including being filmed giving a presentation with feedback from Pippa and included tips on how win Beauty Parades and Dog and Pony shows.

Pippa at IBA Annual Conference in Dublin 2012

16 October 2012

Want to turn your contacts into clients?

Pippa presented "Win more work - turn contacts into clients: Pippa's COPACABANA approach to international networking" on Thursday 4th October 2012 in Dublin.

The lively, interactive session gave relevant practical tips and ideas on how to grow your practice and how to:

  • network successfully
  • read other people's body language and control your own
  • extract yourself from boring people
  • follow-up with any people you meet in a personal way
  • conduct sales meetings with confidence
  • win more work

For more information, click here.

Pippa in Paris - May 2012

12 March 2012

Pippa is jointly presenting a 2 day conference on "How to Manage a Small/Medium-Sized Firm" on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd May 2012. 

For more information, click here or to register please fill out this form.


5th World Women Lawyers' Conference April 2012

09 March 2012

Pippa will be presenting at the 5th World Women Lawyers' Conference on Thusday 26th April from 15:00-18:00.

Pippa will facilitate a fully participative focus group on "Career Planning and management". We will discuss:

  1. Deciding career objectives
  2. Creating a realistic plan
  3. Implementing your plan
  4. Skills required
  5. Challenges that remain once you have achieved your objectives

Pippa says: "This is a unique and exciting opportunity for everybody to swap success stories and help each other to achieve their strategic goals".

For more information, please see the full programme.

Pippa in Mauritius March 2012

09 March 2012

Pippa presents a 3-day interactive and lively programme on how to meet, win and keep clients:

Day 1 - 20th March 2012 - "How to turn contacts into customers"

Day 2 - 21st March 2012 - "How to keep customers happy"

Day 3 - 21st March 2012 - "How to give a winning presentation"

For more information, visit Jurist Consult.

Contract & Tender Management in Abu Dhabi

09 January 2012

Bill ran a successful training course in bu Dhabi just before Christmas for delegates from a subsidiary of the national petroleum company. The week long programme covered the essentials of contracts, procurement principles,  the tender initiation and evaluation process, and negotiation skills.

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