Edite Ligere

Edite Ligere is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Edite directly using the contact details listed above.

Edite’s practice focuses on the regulation of artificial intelligence, global financial regulation, banking, insurance, human rights, consumer protection, charity law, data protection, machine learning and cyber security.

Edite has participated in and advised on global regulatory standard setting and the national implementation of global regulatory standards. Edite is a regular contributor to various pro bono human rights and environmental initiatives, an author of various legal publications and a speaker at international and national conferences.

Edite Ligere holds an LLB (First) and an LLM from the University of London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and is a Hubert Greenland Scholar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

David Englehart

David Englehart is our exclusively recommended Commercial Property Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David directly using the contact details listed above.

David qualified as a Solicitor in 1966 . Over the ensuing years David has developed considerable expertise in the area of Commercial Property Law and Practice and consequently David provides a trusted and first class service to many valued Clients. The importance of property generally to the economy of the UK has always engaged him, especially the way that property is used as collateral security for business transactions, enabling many small businesses to start up in a way which they would not otherwise have been able to afford to do.

David understands that commercial property is a central part of the firm’s clients’ business, investment and personal lives. He recognises that clients operate in a highly competitive business environment which is a minefield of ever changing policy and legislation. David’s ethos is that he believes that commercial property growth in the UK is critical for clients’ businesses to grow, for the overall growth of the economy and to the UK as a whole.

David acts for a number of property investment clients and is aware of the importance to these clients of their tenants. He has considerable expertise in Landlord and Tenant Law and Practice. He also acts for numerous tenants of commercial property.

David recognises that it is important for his clients to be able to depend on their legal partners hence his firm’s slogan; ‘Your Legal partners for Life’.

He is fascinated with the diversity that we have in this country, and in particular the close-knit family values prevalent in those businesses formed by people coming to the UK and establishing themselves through hard work.

David Englehart devotes his spare time to being with his wife, Angela, who also manages the firm. At weekends he enjoys reading and spending time with his beloved dog, Stanley.

Clifford John Frank

Clifford John Frank is our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Clifford directly using the contact details listed above.

He has 40 years’ experience as a specialist in international and UK taxation, delivering customised solutions for high complexity client portfolios in the UK, USA and Europe. As a tax mediator and International arbitrator, he advises clients on the merits of arbitrating before ICSID and ICC, and on resolving cross-border tax conflicts via mediation.

Clifford also advises on capital raising, preparation of investment memorandum pre IPO, and on complex civil and corporate litigation arising from the Insolvency Act 1986.

Other fields of practice include property disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, commercial contract claims, banking disputes, leasehold and landlord and tenant disputes, and Intellectual Property.

He has acted as a tax attorney before the First-tier Tribunal in a complex MITIC case, and is an accredited court, business disputes, workplace and family mediator.

When he’s not practising law, Clifford John Frank practises his golf strokes. He’s also interested in healthy eating, travelling, training, chess and politics.

Firm Overview:

Based in London’s Mayfair, LEXeFISCAL is a tax law firm that provides legal and fiscal solutions to individuals and enterprises in the UK, Europe, Belarus, America and Africa.

We practise the art and craft of tax. Thinking outside the box is our art, and expertise and experience is our craft. The combination of our art and craft enables us to provide tailored solutions to individuals and companies on domestic and international fiscal issues.

All of our clients are unique, and therefore require a personal approach to their specific enquiries. We see each of their concerns as challenges to make them compliant and enable them to prosper and preserve wealth for the next generation.

Tara Fennessy

Tara Fennessy is our exclusively recommended Leadership Training Services expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Tara directly using the contact details listed above.

Tara manages the business from a strategic level as well as being a lead coach and leadership trainer to our clients. An expert leadership and communication consultant, she works with leaders to help them know their message and be their message so they build credibility and trust for themselves and the organisations they represent.

“I’m passionate about inspiring self-confidence and self-belief in my clients through their ability to lead with clarity, confidence and courage. I truly care about making a difference – for me, there’s nothing better than seeing the results my clients achieve when they trust themselves and in turn others trust them.

What’s more, I am really proud that the legacy of my clients’ time with me not only enables them to lead effectively but helps them to do the same with future leaders.”

Firm Overview:

Leadership Skills Training Limited has been established as a professional training and development company since 1984, as one of UK’s most experienced and trusted consultancies with an impressive client list including Tesco, Ernst & Young, Accenture, Cabinet Office, and JCB – these clients are a testimony to the vast experience we bring to every project and the results we can achieve.

Our team skill is built over years of L&D experience and delivering a professional, tailored solution to your training and coaching requirements of senior, management and operational teams and individuals across the globe.

We believe strongly in leading by example, our team focuses on building strong and on-going relationships with clients so that they have the confidence and trust to be themselves.

Katherine Alexander-Theodotou

Katherine Alexander-Theodotou is our exclusively recommended Civil Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Katherine directly using the contact details listed above.

Katherine was born in Cyprus where she completed her secondary education. Her father was also a barrister of distinction. She studied in Athens, Belgium (Ghent) and London and she has distinguished herself as a researcher having obtained two PhDs with Distinction.

She has written a special report on the Multiple Fibre Agreement and its relationship with GATT and the European External Trade with special reference to small clothing industry in London.

She is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a registered member of the Nicosia Bar. Katherine is the principal of Highgate Hill solicitors, and of Alexander Theodotou practice in Nicosia. In addition, she is an associate of A. Lionis and Associates at Palaio Faliron, Athens. She has enormous experience in Litigation, Commercial Litigation and all other areas. She has distinguished herself in prominent cases of bi-lateral jurisdiction and she is a high expert on Property in Cyprus. She has won several cases relating to Purchase Agreements of properties in Cyprus and she is presently involved with two major actions of the above area of law.

Katherine has been very active as a Human Rights activist in Iraq during the war. She has stayed there for over three months working voluntarily to protect the rights of arrested persons and others. She is the Chair of Anglo-Hellenic and Cypriot Law Association and she has organised many seminars with the legal professions of the three countries. She has founded the European Institute in Cyprus which is funded by the European Union and the Cypriot government. Katherine is presently involved with developing English Law seminars for practising lawyers in Cyprus and especially seminars which affect the conduct of lawyers.

Katherine Alexander-Theodotou is also an artist and she distinguished herself in painting competitions. She has written two books on Classical Greek Literature of the Third Century BC and she travels extensively. She enlightens the community on law and for this reason she organises community seminars to inform the public on several areas of law. Her hard work and experience has been noted in several newspaper articles in Cyprus.

Robert Kay

Robert Kay is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Robert directly using the contact details listed above.

Robert is an experienced litigator who heads the Dispute Resolution department. Whilst he provides legal and commercial attention to the issues his focus is on finding the best solution to the issues you face. Having commenced his legal career as a barrister, Robert is able to handle cases throughout every stage of litigation.

Robert acts for businesses and individuals in a range of disputes, particularly those which are important and/or complicated. His extensive experience includes being involved in advising, managing and monitoring litigation or arbitration overseas, or working with overseas lawyers or clients to either further his client’s objectives or who require assistance with English law or procedure.

Robert Kay delivers courses including Witness Familiarisation and Courtroom Confidence – skills for expert witnesses and lay persons to maximise their proficiency when appearing before a court or tribunal. In particular, he provides regular training to various police forces to ensure that detectives involved with the CID department (crimes of a serious or complex nature) better understand the essential skills of communication in the courtroom and in their decision logs.