James Pereira KC takes host Bibi Badejo through his journey as a barrister, King's Counsel and a certified coach and discusses how the skills he has learned have made him a better advocate.
James was called to the bar in 1996 and took silk in 2014. Practising from Francis Taylor Buildings in London, James specialises in planning, environmental, local government and administrative law, compulsory purchase and compensation. He is the co-author of leading text books in compulsory purchase, compensation, infrastructure planning and environmental law, and is a Visiting Professor of Law at King’s College, London.
In 2018 he founded The Libra Partnership, a coaching practice for lawyers, law firms and other professionals, providing individual and organisational coaching and skills training. James is also a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation, has trained in systemic coaching for businesses and individuals, family therapy and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP).