Legal English teachers: practicing British lawyers

Teachers

Richard Brady

Richard Brady qualified as a lawyer in 1976 and re-qualified in Banking and Insurance in 1997 following his experience of running an insurance company in the Middle East. He then spent 6 years working in the City of London as a financial adviser. Richard qualified as a teacher of English as a foreign language in 2003. For the last 12 years he has been teaching legal English, law and practical legal skills to lawyers in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Gulf and has trained the lawyers of many of the major law companies in these regions. Richard is the head of the British Legal Centre.

Dr. Philippe P. Moutot

Head of Banking and Finance training

One of the world’s most influential banking figures, the former Senior Economist and Principal advisor on monetary policy strategy for the European Central Bank, and other central banks.  Dr. Moutot created and led the team to study, propose and negotiate monetary policy to create and introduce the Euro for the European Central Bank. He was the principal negotiator of the Maastricht Treaty sections that initiated and implemented the process for creation of the Euro and the European Central Bank. 

Philippe matches deep research to his knowledge and forecasting of current outlooks to direct experience of policy-making for central banks.  He has recently been concentrating on the consequences of the current technological revolution to identify new policies and assess major risks for Central banks and the banking sector in general.

Rosalyn Sheehy

Rosalyn Sheehy is a Solicitor and an experienced international lawyer with legal experience in magic circle firms in Cayman Islands, Dubai, London and Dublin. Rosalyn is experienced in the area of mutual funds, off-shore company formation and commercial property transactions.

Marjorie Sudrow

Marjorie, graduated with Honors from St. John’s University School of Law in New York.  She is a corporate law attorney, specializing in international business with a focus on technology startups.  She worked at Hewlett Packard in the late 90's during the 'technology boom' negotiating complex deals with technology companies. From 2003 - 2008, she headed Stellatek Solutions an international consulting firm commuting to the Middle East and North Africa for many years working with American and European businesses expanding abroad.  In 2008 she took a teaching position at ESLCA’s Paris MBA program launching ESLSCA’s first Entrepreneurship program.  In 2013, she began teaching at the Frankfurt University School of Applied Sciences School of Law and Business.  She currently teaches courses on International Business Law, Start-up Law, Comparative Contracts and European Integration, in both the International Business and the LLM programs at the University.  

Monica Janssens

Monica Janssens is our specialist QLTS trainer. Monica is a qualified UK Solicitor and a highly experienced educational consultant having run private tutoring in diverse subjects to pupils of all ages at the highest levels. Prior to tutoring, she worked as a lawyer, banker and international PA, so she has a range of different skills that she can offer students.

Andrew Broadhead

Andrew, Corporate Governance Expert, has spent more than 30 years as an international trainer, advisor and practitioner.

He has worked with hundreds of global and local organisations, including FTSE Top 10 companies and the UK Central Government. He has a real-world depth and breadth of experience is a variety of sectors including Central Government and Public Sector, oil and gas, metals and mining, utilities, agriculture, big pharma, financial services, logistics and manufacturing.

Christopher Southam

Christopher is our Head of Asia for the British Legal Centre (Asia).  He was a partner in a law firm in London for many years.  With a keen interest in business development, Christopher developed sophisticated BD and networking skills, resulting in a rapid increase in his client base.  Christopher has taught these, and many other,  skills to both lawyers and managers over many years.

Arran Dowling-Hussey

Arran Dowling-Hussey is an experienced practicing International barrister at prestige chambers in both London and Dublin. His areas of practice often involve work in construction law, commercial law and all areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution. As a Barrister he specializes in advising clients on contentious disputes, drafting court proceedings and advocacy. He has appeared in a wide range of courts in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and England and Wales and has advised on which jurisdiction proceedings should be brought on, when that issue has not been immediately clear. In addition to his work as counsel he also has extensive experience sitting as an Arbitrator, including the DIFC in Dubai. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Board of Trustees in London from 2017-2020,

Andrew Gafsen

Qualified UK Solicitor.

Energetic, client-focused and commercially astute legal professional who approaches the resolution of legal matters, with expertise in commercial litigation, contracts, property, contentious & non-contentious issues. Andrew has years of experience as both a practicing commercial lawyer and an experienced teacher of English and trainer of legal English and legal soft skills.

A consummate legal professional, well versed both in-house for corporates, and in law firms, with proven skills in advising and providing legal solutions. He has extensive experience of multi-faceted contract negotiations with global entities, working with corporates, start-ups and individuals, within diverse sectors and industries throughout Europe.

Jan Tromp

Jan Tromp was born in Cape Town and is a native English speaker. He has a passion for law and the teaching of English. He has practiced law as an attorney for over 25 years and is a specialist in the fields of commercial and property law. Jan graduated with a BA LLB Degree at the University of Cape Town where he also majored in English Literature.  He is passionate about English in its spoken and written form and is a published poet. He has taught English as a foreign language in Greece and Hong Kong and as a first language in South Africa. He enjoys empowering lawyers to utilise the English Language to best advantage in the practice of law.

Robert A.Creo

Robert A. Creo has over 40 years of experience as an attorney, arbitrator, mediator, and educator, including as in-house counsel, and a practitioner in solo and small firms. Since 1991 he has served as an adjunct law professor. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University School of Law, and held the same position at the University of Pittsburgh from 2001 – 2012.