WHO WE ARE

Build capacity. Grow your practice. Bring in new business.

Our Team of coaches, facilitators and trainers, work with lawyers and law firms to build their capacity to bring in bigger and better business, leading to a more profitable and satisfying practice.

Based in Canada, and with experience around the world, we will help you integrate global insights that will keep you ahead of the competition.

We have worked with departments within large full-service firms, many medium-sized firms and some small IP Boutiques.

After working with SC&C, many report a 20-40% jump in their revenues*

GLOBAL VISION INDUSTRY EXPERTISE.

Kathryn Szymczyk, LL.B., CPCC
DIRECTOR, CONSULTANT AND EXECUTIVE COACH

PHONE: +1 647 978 5502

EMAIL: kathryn@sccignites.com

The best of both worlds. Certified coach; International law acumen.

Kathryn Szymczyk is the director of SC&C | Igniting Your Practice and provides consulting, group training, coaching and facilitation as well as assistance with BD program design and implementation to lawyers and law firms.

She is a Canadian qualified barrister and solicitor, and built a successful international practice of over 12 years, in her country of origin, Canada, and also in Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Kathryn has practiced as an Associate in top-tier, full-service firms in Canada (Gowlings, Borden Ladner Gervais), as a manager of Gowlings Representative Office in Moscow, Russia and as a Director in the firm Petosevic, a rapidly expanding European firm with Offices in 13 countries.

She is passionate about finding ways to effectively and efficiently give lawyers the skills they need to take control of their practices and thrive in today’s competitive legal market .. and enjoys doing it!

Trust your practice to a certified CTI & ICF coach who speaks the language of law and brings international perspectives – from leading firms across the globe.

Lori Shook
SENIOR CONSULTANT AND TRAINER

PHONE: +44 7990 808847

EMAIL: lori@sccignites.com

AN EXPERT AND PIONEER ON TRAINING COACHING SKILLS. CREATING PROGRAMS THAT MAKE CHANGE STICK.

Lori, a former engineer for the U.S. Navy, is a Master Coach and Trainer.  She has been training and coaching leaders and coaches for more than two decades. She collaborates with SC&C to design experiential training programmes for lawyers and law firms. Her courses incorporate her deep knowledge of the neuroscience of human motivation with a focus on making change stick. Participants in Lori’s programs don’t just walk away with new skills; they walk away with a new mindset.

Lori started her career as an engineer chasing submarines for the U.S. Navy. She changed directions, followed her heart and began coaching in the 1990’s. She quickly became a Master Coach and trainer of coaches. For 14 years she worked for the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), known for its innovative experiential training style and powerful coaching model. In 2003 she moved to Europe and helped CTI expand throughout Europe, the Middle East and other parts of the world. Currently, Lori is on faculty at CRR Global where she trains systemic coaching.

In 2012 Lori co-founded shooksvensen to provide leadership development, experiential training, team and systems coaching and coach training to UK and international businesses.  In that role she has brought coaching and leadership skills to hundreds of executives and corporate teams.  Lawyers and law firms are now benefitting from the experience and skills she has honed in the boardrooms of other industries.

It is time to ignite enthusiasm in your firm.

Connect with a new source of confidence and expand your potential.