An ongoing leitmotif

I regularly undertake training courses, as CPD is an enduring passion of mine. Lifelong learning and professional development are also among my research interests.


  • Successful Bidding for Research Funds (2017), Missenden Centre Masterclasses, UK.
  • Effective PhD Supervision (2017), John Wakeford, Development of Higher Education, UK.
  • Emotional Intelligence – and your Emotional Quotient (EQ) – in collaborative working (2017). British Standards Institution, London, UK.
  • Creating online courses with Moodle, (2016), Learn Moodle, Australia.
  • Surveillance, client confidentiality, business and human rights (2016), Law Society of England & Wales joint seminar with the French Conseil National Des Barreaux, London, UK
  • Commercial Law Summer School (2015), Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Reform of the Italian civil justice system (2015), Presentation from the Italian Minister of Justice, Law Society of England & Wales
  • NVivo qualitative data analysis software, QDA Training
  • Language Issues in EU Law in the Light of Croatian Accession (2013), Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
  • RELINE Legal Linguistics Network, seminar on The Application of Linguistic Methods in Legal and Socio-Legal Research, August 2013, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Socio-Legal Studies Association Postgraduate Conference January 9th-10th 2013, School of Law, University of Leicester, UK. 
  • British Association of Comparative Law, Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law, June 2012, Kent Law School, UK.
  • Translation Research Summer School 2011, University of Manchester, UK
  • RELINE Legal Linguistics Network, (2012) Communication and rhetoric in judicial settings, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Nyborg, Denmark

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
— Jiddu Krishnamurti