Course Leader: Barristers Training Courses (LLM and PgDip)
The senior academic on the Barristers Training Courses, Ian was appointed as a Principal Lecturer in 2007. Apart from the academic year 2018-19 when, amongst other things he was an acting Head of Department, Ian has been the Course Leader for our Bar courses since April 2010. He is the principal subject coordinator for Civil Litigation and is involved in curriculum design. Ian’s responsibilities include the day-to-day running of the courses, above, and liaison with the Bar Standards Board.
Ian is a member of Middle Temple and was called to the Bar in 1990. A Civil Practitioner, his specialisations included the Law of Landlord and Tenant and Family Law (in particular ancillary relief and the law relating to children).
In 1997 Ian joined Nottingham Law School and was jointly responsible for devising and writing Civil Practice materials for the Bar Vocational Course.
He is an accredited Advocacy trainer, an Assessor in respect of Solicitors' Rights of Audience in the Higher Courts, a practising door tenant at Field Court Chambers, Gray’s Inn, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.