Legal English teachers: practicing British lawyers


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 18 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.

Monica Janssens

Monica Janssens is our specialist SQE 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,