Trainer profiles

At Kaplan Altior, we're extremely proud to be able to offer you the opportunity to work with extensively experienced qualified trainers and examiners from across the legal sector.

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Janine Collins

Janine Collins is a non-practising solicitor and legal trainer. She delivers courses including client care and professional standards on the Professional Skills Course. 

Janine trained and worked as a commercial litigator in City law firms. She then developed the network and conference programme for General Counsel, The CLO Programme. Also Janine ran her own boutique consultancy, Client Intelligence, carrying out client feedback appraisals for law firms.


John Loosemore

John Loosemore, founder of Kaplan Altior, has spoken to thousands of lawyers and advised many law firms both in the UK and abroad and advises many firms on practice management issues. He founded and built a large legal practice which he ran for many years and has been at the forefront of the debate on the future role of lawyers.


Kate Handley

Profile coming soon.

Malcolm Knott

Malcolm Knott sat as a Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit. He was an active member of the Bar for 33 years with a wide-ranging practice, prosecuting and defending in the Crown Court and appearing in the Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions and the Technology and Construction Court. He was a founder member of the Advocacy Training Council, and his clients included the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund and the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London. Malcolm now works as a visiting lecturer, specialising in advocacy training.


Martin Hyman

Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, Martin was then the Finance Director at two companies which he helped to list on AIM. When he is not lecturing for Kaplan, he now works as a freelance finance director for several private companies.


Martin Richardson

Over his career, Martin has combined extensive legal and business experience. Originally a commercial contracts specialist, he changed focus following the completion of an MBA degree. This resulted in a senior managerial role in a major City firm.

He was more recently the CEO of a support services company for firms of solicitors, and has also consulted and trained widely on business issues to both large commercial and High Street practices.


Michael Rust


Michala Meiselles

Michala Meiselles is a solicitor and law lecturer at Université Jean Moulin (France) and Aix Marseille Université (France). She has a particular interest in international business transactions, trade law, corporate law and cross-border investments.

Upon qualification as a solicitor, Michala moved into private practice where she specialised in commercial, corporate, insolvency, insurance and banking litigation.

For over a decade, she has been providing professional training to solicitors, attorneys and executives. Michala has also written a number of papers and a book entitled ‘International Commercial Agreements – An Edinburgh Law Guide’