Member Profiles

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ianIan Dodd

Ian Dodd is a leading advisor to chambers with a wide experience of sets around the country.  He has worked for or with barristers’ chambers for over ten years. Previously, he has been involved, at Director level, with commercial organisations in a range of professions, industries and businesses in the UK and abroad.  As a Chamber’s Director (Iscoed Chambers, Swansea)/CEO (Peel Court Chambers, Manchester) Ian has been responsible for all areas of chamber’s strategy, staff management, business development, marketing, finance and operations. He has also been involved in three chambers mergers.

andrewAndrew Otterburn

Andrew Otterburn specialises on advising chambers and law firms with respect to their management, strategy and leadership.   A chartered accountant and management consultant with twenty five years experience, Andrew has advised around 250 firms and chambers in the UK and Ireland.  He specialises in: Developing different structures; Training and supporting members and employed staff in undertaking management roles; Financial management; Identifying concepts from law firm management applicable to chambers; Helping chambers respond to the challenge with legal aid

vickyVicky Ling

Founder member of the Civil Justice Council chaired by the Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Clarke, advises firms on quality standard compliance, in particular the LSC Quality Mark and Lexcel. She assists firms in meeting LSC contract requirements and making legal aid profitable. She edited “The Carter Survival Handbook” in 2007.

colinColin Fitzpatrick

Colin is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner in Grant Thornton for 10 years where he was on the National Legal Business Panel and Business Valuation Panel. Colin is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has extensive Forensic Accounting experience.
Since 1998 Colin has been a Partner in FitzPatrickRoyle, through which he services Legal Business clients and undertakes Legal Business consultancy assignments, mainly covering Partnership structures, Mergers and Dissolutions.