Anne-Marie L'Estrange 

Anne-Marie works internationally with individual executives, teams and organisations. Her work ranges from executive and team coaching to learning and development strategy, programme design and facilitation.


Anne Marie trained as a lawyer. After five years in practice, she joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where she was in charge of training for the firm's burgeoning corporate practice. She was then asked to lead the firm's Global Learning and Development team and became a keen advocate of executive coaching, seeing the benefit of one-to-one support.


She has a wide variety of clients including professional service firms Allen & Overy, Arthur Cox, Ashurst, Bird & Bird, Linklaters, Milliman, Orrick, Stephenson Harwood, Taylor Wessing, Webber Wentzel, investment companies and corporates.  She has particular experience of women’s leadership, including co-designing and leading the Bird & Bird Global Women’s Development Programme and working on the Allen & Overy Emerging Female Leaders Programme. 


She has coached senior partners and executives.


Anne-Marie was a pioneer of one-to-one coaching as an integral part of development programmes.  She designed the Freshfields “Real Deal” programme, which won an award at the Managing Partners’ Forum, and the Freshfields Senior Associates’ Programme which won a stand-out mention at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers’ Awards.


She worked as an international development trainer from 1997 to 2001 and a solicitor from 1991 to 1997.


Anne-Marie is a Member of the Association for Coaching, holds MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) and counselling qualifications.