04/08/2020: WeAreVirtual: Microagression – your rights & how to deal with it webinar | Paula Rhone-Adrien

Paula Rhone-Adrien - microaggression, Webinar

Barristers, like myself, who go to Court every day, are self employed.

We are independent contractors, and yet, we have to collaborate, manage, and negotiate our way around various different work scenes and have a number of ‘bosses’ all seeking our immediate attention, which if not received, result in stressful outcomes.

Micro-aggression manifests itself both consciously and subconsciously within the workplace. It impacts upon your personal trajectory and if not managed appropriately, has catastrophic outcomes for you and or the business within which you work.

It’s important for all of us to understand how micro-aggression infiltrates the workplace, infects the working environment and can, if left untreated, breed a toxic environment, where staff no longer reach their potential.

The webinar will educate you on how and why getting to grips with micro-aggression in the workplace is so important and how to apply effective strategies, including robust conflict resolution, to ensure the issue is properly dealt with.

If you have or are suffering from micro-aggressive bullying, then tune in to understand the aggressors behaviour and non combative, winning approaches, that you can use to alleviate the pressure. I will also give you some practical legal tips and information on how employment tribunals approach such cases.

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About Paula:

Paula Rhone-Adrien is an award winning and renowned Family law Barrister with over two decades of experience practising from Lamb Building Chambers in central London. Paula has been at the Bar for over 20 years and is widely known and respected as a leader in her field of work by the likes of the BBC and The Times. She recently achieved the highly prestigious industry award of Lawyer of the Week by The Times.

Paula regularly attends Court representing clients across the social spectrum, from the Magistrates’ Court to the Court of Appeal, in a range of areas including: divorce and finances; disputes between parents regarding where their child should live or how much time they should spend with the other; the region/country a child should live in; child welfare, be that the concerns of social services regarding negligent parenting (sexual, physical or emotional abuse) or one parent accusing the other; and domestic abuse (representing the alleged victim or the alleged perpetrator).

Paula is able to skilfully communicate complicated legal issues to her audience and the public, having represented a wide cross-section of society, facing the most terrible of outcomes and being a successful mediator. Paula is a BBC Expert Voice and has worked with a number of broadcast networks and TV production companies in the UK.


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