Leadership Development in the Legal Profession is a practical step-by-step guide to implementing a successful leadership strategy for your firm. Through the examination of change management and planning during critical business periods, this timely new report will help your firm to maximize its current resources through effective leadership. In-depth coverage of proven leadership styles and models provide you with the necessary tools to develop your leadership strategy and measure it's success against your firms targets. In addition, case studies from leading international law firms, management consultants and specialists in the field of coaching, will provide you with examples of winning leadership styles and techniques, specifically focusing on the link between leadership and business strategy. Topics covered include: The impact and influence of leadership styles on employee performance; Identifying the different levels of leadership; Key Leadership models; Core skills required for effective leadership; Undertaking a leadership role; Choosing a style that suits your firm; How to manage change through an effective leadership development strategy; Key approaches to developing leaders; Succession planning in the event of retirement, illness and crises; and indicators used to measure the returns on your investment in leadership strategy.