James Pereira QC is a practising barrister at FTB Chambers, a professional certified coach and NLP Master Practitioner, and a member of the International Coaching Federation. He coaches individuals and organisations from a range of business sectors, and is a co-founder of The Libra Partnership which provides coaching and training for barristers (www.thelibrapartnership.com). He co-writes a regular wellbeing and career column Loving Legal Life in The Lawyer online, and is a contributing author to the book Lawyer Health and Wellbeing (Ark, 2020).
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