I started my career in the law many years ago as a commercial shipping lawyer working for 2 large city law firms. After 12 years in shipping & 2 children I moved to what was then perceived by many at the time as the ‘soft ‘option… family law. How wrong was... In this article Annalisa Barbieri explores the art of Attentive Listening Family lawyers build trusting relationships with their clients and provide them with a tremendous amount of support at one of the most challenging times in their lives. A confidential supervision space is your time to talk about your work. It is a vital... Suzanne Kingston talks to Gillian Bishop, consultant and founder member of Family Law in Partnership. Chris Mills talks to Annalisa Barbieri about the importance of listening in relationships of all kinds. “Being listened to tells you who you are” says Annalisa.