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Soft skills are more important than ever

Having practised as a barrister, and now as a partner, Jahan Kalantar understands that soft skills such as empathy are essential in better understanding client needs and, ultimately, succeeding as a lawyer.

user iconRobyn Tongol 28 June 2021 Podcast
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On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Executive Law Group partner and head of litigation Jahan Kalantar to discuss how and why soft skills are increasingly necessary for lawyers as we move towards a post-pandemic market, what skills in particular will be important, and what creative ways lawyers can look to glean them.

The pair also talk about Mr Kalantar's experience as a TEDx speaker, what life circumstances taught him about the importance of following one’s heart, and how starting his career at the Bar made him well placed to launch his own boutique firm.


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