Trainer profiles

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Emma Hulmes

Emma Hulmes

Emma qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and worked at a London law firm for 6 years before moving to Bristol. 

Emma has a diverse range of experience, having worked in private practice for large firms, in house for a medical devices company and as a legal advisor for a large trade association, where she specialised in advising and training clients in the manufacturing sector.

Ingle Dawson

Ingle Dawson

Ingle designs and delivers management development programmes which facilitate sustainable change through enhanced understanding of organisational politics.

Ingle qualified as a chartered accountant, before becoming a partner in a major international firm.  In addition to advising clients and managing marketing initiatives, he had ongoing involvement in shaping the firm’s UK management development programme, and designing and delivering key courses.

Ingle has over 20 years’ experience in leadership and professional development.  Before joining Kaplan, he spent 7 years as a founding director of a successful change management consultancy, and for the last decade has worked in the field of leadership, change, and personal impact across a range of sectors. but with a continued focus on global businesses.  He works mainly but not exclusively at executive and senior leadership levels.

Janine Collins

Janine Collins

Janine is a non-practising solicitor and legal trainer.  She delivers courses, including the Client Care & Professional Standards core module on the Professional Skills Course (PSC).

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.  She also ran her own boutique consultancy, Client Intelligence, carrying out client feedback appraisals for law firms.

John Loosemore

John Loosemore

John, founder of Kaplan Altior, has spoken to thousands of lawyers and advised many law firms, both in the UK and abroad, 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.

Judi Gadsby

Judi Gadsby

Judi qualified as a solicitor in 1998, having completed her training contract in the West End.  Upon qualification, she joined the Commercial Property department of Linklaters in the City.

During her time at Linklaters, Judi worked on many varied projects; including the letting of many large shopping centres, sales and purchases, development projects and property finance.

After a period in New York, Judi returned to London, where she represented lenders, financing large property transactions.

Judi took time off to look after her children and returned to the workplace in 2017.  She is now a teaching fellow at the University of Portsmouth, teaching Land Law and Commercial Property to the Masters students in the Civil Engineering department, as well as Land Law to the undergraduates in the Business and Law faculty.

Judi remains a practicing solicitor and, as such, supervises students in the General Legal Advice Clinic.

Judi keeps her Commercial Property knowledge up-to-date and has the ability to communicate the essential facts from both an academic and practical viewpoint.

Lise Leroux

Lise Leroux

Lise is an international learning and development professional, bringing 25 years of experience in design, development and delivery of leadership and management, coaching, customer service, and communication training in multiple countries for organisations such as the Cabinet Office, NASA, Clifford Chance, Expedia, Macmillan, Starbucks, Vodafone, Boeing, Microsoft, Arthur Young, NatWest, BBC and Kings College Hospital.

Lise is a published author and playwright and incorporates diverse elements (such as improv, NLP, DiSC and project management) into her course design and facilitation.  This multi-disciplinary and cross-functional approach results in innovative, interactive and highly successful training programmes.

Mac Mackay

Mac Mackay

Mac specialises in advising law firms on marketing (CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing, 2014), as well as management skills, leadership, improved performance and client care, from front-line to Partner level. 

He established a marketing and training consultancy (1991), specialising in professional services, and has worked in the USA. 

He addressed World-Link for Law conferences in Istanbul (2006), Boston (2007) and Athens (2010) on personal skills development and business improvement.

Previously approved by the Law Society to deliver finance modules on Management Course Stages 1 and 2, he has designed and delivered a wide variety of popular open programmes, including on the Professional Skills Course (PSC) and has developed in-house courses for many firms.

Martin Hyman

Martin Hyman

Martin qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and was then the Finance Director at two companies, which he helped to list on AIM. 

When he is not lecturing for Kaplan Altior, Martin works as a freelance Finance Director for several private companies.