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Brief 18: Jerry Blackwell on Persuasive Phrases

Jerry Blackwell is a master at coming up with insightful words that will convince you of his point. He shares the secrets behind his creative phrases in this Brief episode, and it will give you some great ideas. In these 'Bri...

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Brief 18: Jerry Blackwell on Persuasive Phrases

June 29, 2022

Jerry Blackwell is a master at coming up with insightful words that will convince you of his point. He shares the secrets behind his creative phrases in this Brief episode, and it will give you some great ideas. In these 'Br…

Brief 17: Lucy Cornell on Navigating the Courtroom

June 22, 2022

Lucy Cornell gives straightforward advice on how to deal with the competing pressures and elements that are present in a courtroom In these 'Brief' episodes, we select highlights from previous interviews. This brief is taken…

Brief 16: Professor Jo Delahunty QC on Understanding the Unfamiliar

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Professor Jo Delahunty QC discusses how she approaches unfamiliar concepts and topics in time for her trials. In these 'Brief' episodes, we select highlights from previous interviews. This Brief is taken from episode 15 . Se…

Brief 15: James Pereira QC on Advocacy and Body Language

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James Pereira QC shares his technique for using body language in court and reveals how he uses these natural reactions to great effect.

Brief 14: Steve Schleicher on Control in Cross-Examination

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Steve Schleicher shares how he stayed in control during his cross-examination of the defence expert on use of force, during the trial of Derek Chauvin.

Brief 13: Ross Gubermann on Plain and Simple Language

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Ross Guberman reminds us of the importance of using simple language to convey complex information, and demonstrates how plain words can still be interesting.

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Bibi Badejo

Founder and Host

Bibi was called to the Bar in 2005 and practises from 4 Brick Court specialising in family law. She is a Bencher at The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, where she has conducted advocacy training since 2017.

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Alex Kenning

Senior Producer

Alex is the CEO of multi-media production company, Dysfunktion Media, offering radio production, audio consultancy and music production services, drawing on over a decade’s experience as a radio producer at BBC Radio 1. Along with producing critically acclaimed documentaries, Alex has also produced podcasts for a host of brands from the Economist to Velux to EE. He has also launched a radio platform for the United Nations to raise awareness for Ocean Conservation.

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Justin Tadros

Co-Creator

Justin is a barrister based in London at 4 Brick Court Chambers and specialising in family law. His practice deals with all areas of law relating to children, and the financial ramifications of divorce and separation. He was born and raised in Australia before moving to England to complete his studies and qualify.

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Alex Cameron

Co-Creator

Alex was called to the Bar in 2012 and practises from Drystone Chambers specialising in criminal law. He is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and the South Eastern Circuit.

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Antonia Eklund

Co-Creator

Antonia is currently in her first sixth of pupillage. She previously worked as a Reuters television journalist and political risk consultant for four years, based in Brazil and Colombia.