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Professor Roy Chandler
Roy is a chartered accountant with a background in education. He has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional levels. His interests include financial regulation and the interaction of law and accounting.
He has been involved in the education of the legal profession since the mid 1990s and has taught solicitors and trainees on accounting and regulatory aspects of legal practice.
He is the co-author of an authoritative text on solicitors accounts and has written a number of articles in professional and academic journals on this topic and related matters.
Rachael specialises in devising and delivering professional skills training, with a particular emphasis on business development, client relationships, people and management skills.
Rachael qualified as a solicitor with Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, later practiced at Olswang LLP specialising in Finance and Restructuring, and latterly worked for Development Securities PLC. Whilst in practice, Rachael delivered technical and skills training to a range of audiences.
Rachael has experience in networking and fundraising, having chaired the Board of a leading national charity, chairing the panel of judges for Norwood Stars, and acting as a Careers Academy UK mentor.
Rebecca is a Solicitor, Civil and Commercial Mediator and Trainer. After many years working as a solicitor in the City Rebecca set up Attree & Co that now provides training, civil mediation and negotiation services.
Rebecca is an experienced programme deviser and enthusiastic trainer in a range of topics for solicitors and business people including international and commercial law, Client Care and Professional Standards, negotiation and mediation skills, commercial acumen and dealing with the media. She adopts a practical, interactive approach using plenty of examples, exercises, discussion and feedback
Richard Stone is a Solicitor-Advocate and has specialised in Criminal Law throughout his career. Formerly a Partner with a firm in Manchester, he is now a freelance Duty Solicitor and Court Advocate and continues to prosecute and defend cases all over Greater Manchester. In addition, he assesses and lectures extensively on a number of criminal law, advocacy and client care courses, and is also an External Examiner for the Bar Professional Training Course.
Rob Price is a non-practising solicitor and legal training consultant. He delivers soft skills courses on a wide range of topics, including building rapport with clients, networking, handling difficult people, communication skills, negotiation skills.
He trained and worked as a commercial litigator in commercial private practice for several years at two national firms in Leeds, primarily acting for corporate defendants in complex civil, commercial and environmental litigation matters.
He holds a diploma in performance coaching and a postgraduate certificate in teaching & learning.
Robin Jones qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and worked in private practice in North Wales before joining the North Wales Prosecuting Solicitors Department in 1985. He transferred into the CPS in 1986 where he worked until March 2012. During that period he dealt with a wide range of cases and carried a varied and serious case load.
Robin was involved in National training in the CPS from 2001. From 2008 until he left the organisation he held the position of Legal Development Manager, designing and delivering training to a range of staff on legal subjects such as the law in relation to youths, to skills training such as advocacy. Robin is an experienced Magistrates` Court advocate, having appeared in court for over 30 years. He is also an experienced advocacy assessor.
Roy is a practising Solicitor Advocate, experienced Duty Solicitor and legal trainer. He founded his own practice in 1985 that became one of the largest practices in Wales and joint top criminal law firm; he was described as a leading light in criminal law(Legal 500).
He regularly exercises his rights of audience in the Crown Court and, with more than 30 years’ experience, has extensive knowledge of all aspects of Magistrates’ and Higher Court advocacy. Roy is currently Kaplan Altior’s Lead Assessor for the Higher Rights of Audience (criminal) training and assessment. He has been involved for over 20 years in training, assessment and course writing. He pioneered a number of projects and pilots for delivery of legal services, has sat on various working groups on legal practice and is a media spokesman on legal matters.
Ruth Khan Payne is a freelance legal trainer and assessor in the centre for professional legal studies at Cardiff University. Ruth has taught over a thousand trainee solicitors on the professional skills course over the past 15 years and wrote the client care and professional standards module of the course. With a background in the practice of criminal law and commercial dispute resolution, Ruth has had a varied career to date and has been involved in the writing, teaching and assessing of numerous courses including the qualified lawyers transfer test, legal apprenticeship course, police station accreditation and court duty solicitor schemes as well as the professional skills course.