Significant Leadership Programme - 2018

26 April 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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