Time Management Training

At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, they put over 225 years of legal experience and innovation to work for clients. As one of the world’s most prominent financial services law firms, they have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, funds, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, and individual private clients. They have earned a reputation for crafting innovative business and financial solutions and developing precedent-setting legal strategies to achieve their clients’ goals. 


The pressure on lawyers at the start and during their career is well known. The need to use every hour effectively and productively is essential to acheive targets and deliver a high qaulity service to clients.


The specific need for this training was to help junior lawyers establish good habits in how they self organise and work with senior lawyers.

We asked participants for their challenges prior to the session. This was to help us design the content according to their needs. These challenegs included:

  • Balancing current work with changing priorities.
  • How to focus on one piece of work and not allow interruptions to do just that!
  • I need to manage procrastination.


The agenda included:

  • Challenges in Time Management
  • Identifying the Underlying Issues behind Time Challenges
  • Identifying Time Grabbers
  • Prioritisation
  • Important v Urgent
  • Email Organisation & Management
  • Meetings Organisation & Management
  • Managing Interruptions
  • Personal Actions for Review in Next Session


Each participant concluded the session with a set of actions to improve their self organisation.

Participant Feedback

“Very good session. The trainer really knew what to do in all our scenarios.”

“I’ve got a lot of actions to do.”

Client Comment

“The feedback we’ve had has been very good.”