Teachers

David Ryons

David, a seasoned lawyer also doubles as a legal trainer. He earned a degree in Philosophy and Law from the University of Dublin, Ireland and the University of Westminster, London respectively. Shortly after earning his Diploma in teaching English to Adults (DELTA), he was officially recognized in England and Wales as a professional lawyer in 1994. After being called to bar, he took up a job as a training consultant with training agency. There, he taught English law and language and communication to local and overseas students. His teaching profession has seen him mostly train corporate and commercial lawyers. He trains both private and in-house students. He has been teaching on skype for the past 4 years.

 

Adam Nicholas

Adam officially became a solicitor in 1992 after obtaining a degree in law from King’s College. He worked for several years in different law firms in Prague, Tokyo and London. During this time, he offered his advisory services to banks, government institutions and private institutions, advising them on different subject areas including privatization and commercial matters. He has overseen legal matters in several countries including Slovakia, Russia, UK, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Czech Republic and many more.

 

Denise Holgate

Denise has over the years built solid experience as a legal expert in contracts and procurement, and currently works as a senior contracts manager. She has earned an LLM in Construction Law and is also a fellow at Charted Institute of Arbitrators, UK. She is well versed with London Arbitration act of 1996, ICC Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration rules.

 

Edward Thompson

Edward Thompson has been in the legal profession and teaching for over a decade. He completed his LL.B (Hons.) in 2000 and LLM in International Business Law in 2003. He started teaching law while at University as a senior undergraduate. He has taught all areas of law since 2004. And since 2007 he has also been teaching Legal English or English for lawyers via Skype and at law firms in Italy and Russia. He is the founder of Law Professor Online.

Qualifications:
LL.B (Hons.) – University of Wolverhampton 2000

CTEFL – Teaching of English as a Foreign Language Certificate 2002

LLM (International Business Law) – University of London 2003

Native Language: English (British)

Availability: Weekdays (daytime)

Tutoring Approach:

Edward sees tuition to be not only a more advanced way of learning, but also as a means of being a mentor and example to inspire others to be the best at a subject, and for their career thoughts and ambitions. This leads to emulation, enjoyment and better performance.

Edward describes himself as friendly and patient. He tries to make study fun and to stimulate an interest in the subject. He is efficient and methodical in his approach.