Immersive career development solutions to set up lawyers for success



FM: Catalyse has been designed for lawyers by lawyers.  


We understand the needs, constraints and priorities of lawyers as they transition through their careers.


We've removed the barriers to applied learning.

  • FM: Catalyse provides contextual specificity. All experiential elements are designed for lawyers and constructed for the settings and experiences they regularly encounter.

  • We understand the time pressure plaguing lawyers. FM: Catalyse starts with a commitment of just 10mins a day.

  • Cohorts have 4-6 lawyers from in-house and private practice, achieving a personalised and shared learning experience.

  • Activate broad spectrum thinking for smarter choices and better outcomes.

  • Develop open, inclusive mindsets to unleash the power of diversity.

  • Enable closer, trust-reinforced relationships for better client satisfaction, team engagement and retention.

  • Awaken awarenesses which enable people to enjoy their role with a sense of purpose and satisfaction.

  • Nurture a culture of  high performance and well-being.


FM: Catalyse is informed by our expertise and background in sport, education, gaming and coaching. 


We’ve designed it to unlock individual greatness to complement technical excellence.



Our culture is one of 3D value creation.  If one wins, we should all win.

This programme is designed to deliver that and to develop that mindset in the next generation of lawyer-leaders. 

We train lawyers to create win-win-win outcomes.

Win for employers:

  • Supports full career development journey.

  • Low maintenance, high impact solution.

  • Regular impact reporting.

  • Practical roadmapped support for line managers.

  • Ideal and practical tool to support delivery of your lawyers' annual performance priorities.

Win for lawyers:

  • Discover and practice how to operate in their best self more often - higher productivity and better impact, without sacrificing wellbeing.

  • Achieve better recognition and respect by unlocking inner greatness.

  • Master the hidden rules and achieve the career lifestyle progress that sparks joy.


Win for clients:

A more authentic and value-adding relationship with lawyers who understand them and progress, as well as protect, their interests.


Duration:  5 - 7 years, over 3 seasons, kicked off with a 3 month foundational pre-season (see figure below).


Step 1:

A clear plan: 

As well as improving performance and nurturing talent,

FM: Catalyse demonstrates your organisation's 

commitment to

long-term career development.


Step 2: Connect+Captivate:

The friendships and camaraderie formed within the small cohort programmes, the excitement of being part of FM: CatalysePlay (our competitive simulation game training) and tangible personal development, make this programme engaging and rewarding. 


Step 3:

You're in control: 

Your commitment is flexible. You can join either season by season or all-in.


Step 4:

Make it easy for line managers:

We’ll give you the support you need to integrate FM:Catalyse into your overall professional development programmes, including support for line managers. 


Step 5:

Reporting your way: 

We'll report on engagement and performance to align with your strategic and senior stakeholders' priorities.

Contact us to explore season-by-season details and pricing options that best fit you.

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Season structure

Journey time: 15 months

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Bhavini P

Managing Associate DAC Beechcroft LLP

“The programme has raised my understanding of myself and those I serve and how I can use my uniqueness to deliver better value.  I feel empowered and confident to reach higher and people around me are noticing it too!”

Cat M
Linklaters, Knowledge and BD Lawyer

"I found the overall experience insightful and I took away several learnings which I have sought to implement. I now understand more about my character and role when working with others, as well as how to identify the differences in my colleagues’ personal and professional traits. I thoroughly enjoyed the many reflective exercises we performed. I learnt to focus my attention not only on my firms’ objectives but my own professional accomplishments while raising my profile and achieving my fixed goals."

David R 
Commercial Counsel, William Grant & Sons

"An opportunity to step back to see the wood from the trees and to set yourself up for success."