As the New Business Sales Director for the Redcentric group, Mark specialises in dramatically reducing costs and risk with cloud based infrastructure, communications and connectivity. He initiates and builds client relationships across all sectors, whilst forming strategic partnerships with suppliers, consultants, resellers and application providers.
Dr Joanna Barwick is currently working as a Research Associate on the ESRC-funded project, Law in Children’s Lives.
‘Law in Children’s Lives’ (@LICL_Lex) is led by Dr Dawn Watkins in the University of Leicester’s School of Law and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Other members of the interdisciplinary team are: Dr Effie Law (Computer Science), Dr Jo Barwick (Information Science) and Dr Elee Kirk (Museum and Childhood studies).
Melissa studied Law at Cambridge before completing an LL.M in Human Rights Law at UCL. Whilst at Cambridge, she was a researcher for an Anti-Trafficking Project that prepared a report on trafficking and the supply chain on behalf of the UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons. Melissa currently works at LexisNexis, where she is responsible for preparing legal webinar content.
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Linda Kabi is a highly experienced telecoms, IT and commercial lawyer and consultant with NewLaw firm Halebury. She has 30 years’ experience working primarily in the international telecoms industry, having previously acted as GC at Nowtel. Linda has also worked as a senior lawyer in high-profile tech companies including BT, Inmarsat, Hutchison 3G and Vodafone.
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Hannah is a solicitor in the Employment team at Stewarts Law. She assists senior individuals and businesses in the City with employment law issues.
Hannah has extensive experience dealing with cases involving whistleblowing, discrimination, team moves, independent workplace investigations and senior-level appointments and departures. She has particular expertise in handling high-value, complex Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation.
Paul Caddy is a highly experienced lawyer and legal writer specialising in commercial law and information law. He qualified in 2000 at Osborne Clarke and subsequently moved to Laytons where he undertook a broad spectrum of work in commercial law. His experience also includes large projects work where he helped to set up the North West Fund, the largest venture capital fund of its kind in the UK and one of the largest public sector funds of its kind in Europe.
Camilla Khawaja is a legal consultant, advising litigants in person, on private family law issues. Camilla was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1998 by The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, after graduating with a Masters in International and Comparative Law. She began lecturing Law at University College London in 1999 and continued her academic career for a further 10 years at the University of Westminster.
Tom Laidlaw is Head of Academic and Public Sector Marketing. He has over 10 years’ experience of developing and managing strategic relationships with UK law schools and supporting new generations of UK lawyers
Kevin Wheeler has been advising professional services firms on all aspects of marketing and business development for twenty-five years.
Mark Smith is a Market Development Director at LexisNexis. Mark worked as a solicitor for ten years, specialising in technology and outsourcing work.
Nick Jarrett-Kerr LL.B is a member of Edge International, a leading global consultancy to law firms. He is one of the leading UK and international advisers to professional service and law firms world-wide on issues of strategy and all important business issues facing firms today.
Seven is a behavioural change specialist, leadership expert, professional speaker, twice published author, founder and MD of Odyssey Solutions Ltd and has partnered with LexisNexis to further equip partners of law firms to win new business.
Richard Tromans founded TromansConsulting. He helps law firms with important strategic decisions. He advises on areas such as merger, practice development and geographical expansion. He also provides assistance to law firms in relation to organisational and operational issues.
Ryan is the Manager of Knowledge Systems at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP). He has spent the last decade advocating for and implementing, policies, procedures, and tools to improve the flow of knowledge and information across the firm.
Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.
Matt Whalley works for Berwin Leighton Paisner, and is setting-up their new Legal Risk Consultancy. Prior to joining BLP in 2011, Matt spent 6 years running a global legal-function transformation programme, for a large bank.
Kim Tasso BA(Hons) DipM FCIM MCIJ MBA is the managing director of RedStarKim Ltd. She is an independent management consultant, specialising in the professional services sector, with over 20 years’ marketing experience.
Paula Black is a legal branding expert, author, consultant and coach. She has advised individual lawyers and law firms around the globe on everything from powerful and innovative branding to marketing and business development strategy.
Dana Denis-Smith is an entrepreneur and former Linklaters lawyer and international journalist. She founded Obelisk in 2010 to keep ex-City lawyers working flexibly, around their family or other personal commitments.
Simon Goldhill is a business builder, strategic planner, and troubleshooter with over 30 years experience of the legal market.
Catherine finds and drives through solutions to the full spectrum of complex problems clients need to resolve. As the founder and Managing Partner of Gannons, Catherine has presided over substantial growth of the firm, seeing turnover increase annually.
Sally Calverley runs Richmonte Wells, a business consultancy for ambitious SME law firms. Her clients are forward thinking, entrepreneurial and welcome Sally’s fresh approach and no nonsense attitude to legal business.
Tony Williams has more than thirty years’ experience in the legal profession. Before founding Jomati Consultants in 2002, Tony was Worldwide Managing Partner of Andersen Legal and head of its UK practice, prior to that, he was Managing Partner of Clifford Chance.
Thayne Forbes qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Binder Hamlyn in London. He has passed the Post Graduate Intensive Diploma at the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is now a fellow of both the Institutes. He is also a member of The Academy of Experts, The Society of Expert Witnesses, The Institute of Expert Witnesses and has Expert Witness and Forensic Accountant accreditation from the ICAEW.
Fiona Westwood practiced for more than 20 years as a commercial lawyer, latterly as an equity partner with particular responsibilities for management and business development across the whole firm.
Jonathan Brenner is Co-Founder of Lawyers On Demand (LOD). LOD helps in-house legal teams and law firms manage changing workloads more efficiently and offers talented lawyers an alternative way of working.
Andrew Hedley advises law firm leaders on issues of vision, strategy and change. Alongside project engagements, he is a sought after strategy group guide, partner retreat speaker, workshop facilitator and coach.
Karl Chapman is Chief Executive of Riverview Law and has a long pedigree in starting, growing and managing successful companies.
Rod Ellis is the Proprietor of market leading consultancy Re Legal. Re Legal focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Search and Selection and strategic project work relating to people and strategy.
William Barns-Graham is the Content Manager and Head of Communications at GC Research Club.
Richard Burcher is a former 30 year practising lawyer. He is now managing director of Validatum.
Becky Huxley-Binns has been teaching law for 20 years, half of them at Nottingham Trent University. She is Professor of Legal Education and widely published in Criminal Law, English Legal System and legal education.
Nick Hood is a Director of the legal costs firm, Kain Knight. He is a Chartered Accountant and also an insolvency practitioner with the Begbies Traynor Group, as well as a business risk analyst for corporate health monitoring experts, Company Watch.
Steve Matthews is the Founder of Stem Legal Web Enterprises, a web development, publishing and strategy company, working exclusively for clients in the legal market.
Janvi was named as Red Hot Women 2013 (Power Part Time) and in the UK’s first ever Power Part Time Top 50 list. She is also a winner of the Enterprising Women of the Year Award 2013, and was nominated for the Asian Woman of the Year Award in 2013. An employment lawyer, Janvi is the Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Halebury.