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WIN Yorkshire - The Confidence Academy


We all know that being a technical expert is no longer enough and that there are many other skills required to be a confident and successful lawyer. This in-depth workshop will look at what confidence means to you and explore the essential psychological, physical and vocal skills required to demonstrate confidence, along with understanding personality and persuasion styles and the essential role of authenticity.This half-day Confidence Academy is intended to be extremely practical, engaging and individually rewarding.

Workshop Outline

The workshop will look at the following and will be run by two highly experienced, qualified and engaging communication experts.

  • What does confidence mean to you?
  • Psychological aspects of confidence
  • Physical aspects of confidence
  • Presenting with confidence
  • Authenticity
  • Personality and persuasion
  • Speaking to be heard

About your trainer

Founder of the de Burgh Group, Luan de Burgh is a recognised business communication expert and has worked with a wide variety of clients in the worlds of business, politics, media, sport and entertainment.

He has an MA in Voice & Speech (University of London, CSSD) and specialises in public speaking, presentation and impact and influence and draws on his extensive experience to deliver speeches in the UK, USA, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Russia and Asia which are engaging, entertaining and informative.

He is a regular commentator in the media on communication, often on the BBC, as well as writing extensively on communication in business and has lectured at BPP, London University and RADA amongst other places.

Luan’s first book on Speaking in Public will be published later this year.




5 December 2019
Start time
08:00 AM
End time
11:00 AM
DLA Piper UK LLP, Princes Exchange Princes Square, Leeds, LS1 4BY, United Kingdom

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