Junior Lawyers’ Handbook part one: Communication skills

In part one of our series on the Junior Lawyers’ Handbook, Christa Biervliet, commissioning editor at the Law Society, interviews Eloise Skinner.

They discuss the importance of communication skills, including:

  • the written word
  • the spoken word
  • the unspoken word

How good is your ability to communicate with others at work?

SpeakerEloise Skinner 

Eloise Skinner grew up on an East London council estate, and later graduated from Cambridge University with a triple first class law degree.

She is the author of new Law Society publication the Junior Lawyers’ Handbook . Eloise’s writing is driven by a desire to increase diversity in the legal profession: to open up career guidance and advice for all junior lawyers, regardless of background. 

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