Alan has studied at Harvard University, Leicester University, the London School of Economics, the College of Law, and the University of Greenwich.
On being admitted as a solicitor, he worked in private practice before becoming the Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance for a London Stock Exchange-listed financial services company.
Alan has been involved in education and training for over 25 years. He has lectured to a wide variety of audiences in the UK and internationally on topics including The City of London, Financial Services, Compliance, Banking and Investment Law, Islamic Financial Law, Corporate Finance, Insolvency, Fraud, Pensions, Business Crimes and Negotiation.
Alan is a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales (non-practising) and is currently a senior external examiner at the University of Law.