What makes a good lawyer? Some may think that their legal acumen and technical skills may suffice, but there’s so much more. There, also, has to be some finesse to navigate managing people and getting the best out of them. In the pursuit of justice, there ought to also be a focus on nurturing one’s leadership skills and fostering this amongst lawyers may be a cardinal priority. The ability to lead, inspire, collaborate and steer the ship is paramount to being a good lawyer, if not a great one.
In this episode of CAM Radio’s Clear Cut, Preeti Bose – Head of Leadership and Talent Development at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, explores leadership in the legal field taking on a new form, how a great leader could be a catalyst of change in a rapidly evolving legal market, why it’s important to invest in lawyers being aspirational leaders who can galvanize their team members, being human first and leader second, what an ideal leader in the legal space looks like, the softer sides of being a great lawyer, whether lawyers who have so much on their plate would embrace leadership and talent programmes, creases to iron and more.