What is Coaching?

A relationship – that changes your mind. Click here to see the executive summary.

How will I know when it's worked?

You will get meta cognition – the ability to see things about yourself, and others, that you could not before. Click here to see the research behind meta cognition.

Why should I care?

Professional advisors without meta cognition create client experience by accident. We can help them create client experience on purpose. Click here to see our client experience resource.

Are you in a profession or a business?

What would your team say? What would your firm say? We think your clients might like you to say “Business”. And business is all about relationships. Our profession to business coaching program supports professionals seeking to maximise the value of their client relationships. Click here to find out more.

The Synergy Project - The Democratisation of Client Relationship Management

We have a wealth of experience working with fee earners in professional services firms, their business development and client relationship colleagues, and their clients, to deliver great client experience. We have found a way of adding value to the client’s experience of your work, without cost to you.

Click here to find out more.

Our ROI Based Coaching Methodology

How do you articulate the value from your coaching spend in the boardroom in ways that are quantifiable, and meaningful? If you are looking for a coach, how do you know if they are any good? We think we have an answer. Click here to find out more.

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    David Symonds, General Counsel, Tyco Manufacturing
  • "Julian is a fantastic business coach...His energy and enthusiasm are infectious."

    Lucy Cluskey, Head of client retention, DWF LLP
  • "The experiential learning Julian designed and delivered is a great way of stepping into the shoes of your target market."

    Catherine Boddington, Head of Learning and Development, TD International
  • "Julian has brought passion, insight, and awkward questions to our sessions, which have been incredibly helpful."

    Marcus Gent. Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Friends Provident International
  • "Lara helped me to deliver with real impact...The most productive four hours of my life."

    Paul Morris, Leader Towers Watson, EMEA
  • "I would have no hesitation in recommending Julian."

    Adam Aldred, Partner and Solicitor Advocate, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • "Lara's ability to bring out the best in people, ensures that she is a fundamental part of our preparation for presentations or pitches."

    Mark Wileman, Head of Business Development, Sackers LLP
  • "Julian's approach to coaching is creative and direct. I thoroughly enjoy working with him."

    Adrian Williams, Director and General Counsel, Swiss Re
  • "In my experience, Julian brings unique insights into the role the in house lawyer can perform."

    Andrew Donovan, Group Manager and Senior Counsel, De Beers UK Ltd
  • "I see the coaching provided by Lara and Downthecorridor as an excellent investment."

    Mary Bright, Head of Strategy and Risk, Axa

Julian Danobeitia

BA (Hons), Solicitor, APECs accredited executive coach

Julian qualified as a solicitor in 1991. He is still admitted to the roll of solicitors. After practicing in the City and In House, he became an executive coach. In 2005 he was invited to join the management team at the Addleshaw Goddard Client Development Centre, and has been helping professionals to thrive ever since. He is particularly proud to be UK runner up “Golden Shot” disco dancing champion of 1981. Really.

Lara Danobeitia

Audio-visual Feedback Coach

Lara graduated from the Bristol Old Vic to spend 15 years acting. She then started working with Personal Presentations in 2003, helping those in business, the arts and politics to get heard by their target audience. She works with professionals to pitch, negotiate, network and build relationships with confidence. Lara is particularly proud of her raw date, cashew, and raspberry pudding.

Tina Weeks

FCA Authorised Registered Life Planner and Finance Coach

Tina is the Founder of Serenity Financial Planning, the largest business of its type in the UK. Tina brings in depth financial analysis, insight and planning to her clients aspirations, together with powerful coaching to support making those aspirations real. Tina is particularly proud of her Mum’s stuffed vine leaves. Learn more about Serenity.

Zuzana Radacovska

Bio-feedback, Neuro-feedback Practitioner

Zuzana is a psychologist, biofeedback, neurofeedback & performance coach. She helps high performers overcome challenges and excel using psycho-physiology, neuroscience and advancements in technology. She is proud to be sports psychologist to the Slovak Olympic sprint kayak team.

Robert Davis


Robert has been doing analysis, design & application development for Psychology research projects for over 25 years, out of Goldsmiths College, London. He is particularly proud of being a leading practitioner of archery.



If you feel you have something different to offer in the way you work with clients, let us know, we would love to hear from you. Email: julian@downthecorridor.com

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