Think “soft skills” training doesn’t apply to lawyers? Think again. More and more law firms are expecting lawyers to not only be legal experts, but to be exceptional in the area of EQ, marketing and business development. Networking is one part of a broader skill set when it comes to developing yourself as a lawyer.
Reinaldo Ma is a Partner at TozziniiFreire Advogados in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was a founding member of the China-Brazil Business Council and has previously worked at the Shanghai and Hong Kong offices of a major International law firm. He is a frequent lecturer at INSPER and FAAP and is a research scholar at China’s Southwest University of Political Sciences and Law. With over 14 years of practice, Reinaldo has assisted several Chinese and Brazilian companies with their ventures in Brazil and China in a range of industry sectors. Reinaldo has previously worked for several multinational corporations and a major international firm’s Shanghai and Hong Kong offices.
Very to the point. A good way to earn my CPD points. Solicitor
Good guide to how to behave in a networking event. Trainee Solicitor
I learned some tips (magical 12 etc.) and was given to understand that networking skills are more about practicing, instead of being a talent! Solicitor (Leading Hong Kong Law Firm)