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What ‘Survivor’ taught Sharn Coombes about resilience for lawyers

It’s difficult to imagine that reality TV stars and lawyers have all that much in common, but according to “Survivor All-Stars” runner-up and barrister Sharn Coombes, the skill sets are more synonymous than they appear.

user iconTasha Levy 17 April 2020 Podcast
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On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Sharn joins host Jerome Doraisamy to reveal what inspired her to apply for the show, the difficulties of balancing her contractual obligations to Survivor and her duties to her clients, and how she kept herself intellectually stimulated throughout her experience on the island.

Sharn also shares why Survivor strengthened her skills as a barrister, how she predicts COVID-19 will affect lawyers’ resilience, and whether her celebrity status influences the dynamics in court proceedings.


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