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Business team

Business team

Your partnership with a training provider is an important external business relationship. A good training provider can help you develop or even transform your business by improving efficiency and motivating your staff.

Choosing the right partner

What makes CILEx Law School the partner of choice for over a thousand organisations is that we understand legal apprenticeships and paralegal training like noone else.

Our Business Team will most likely be your first point of contact at CILEx Law School and they are here to answer all your questions on topics such as delivery, candidate selection, progression routes, and, importantly, costs and available funding.

From coming to your offices to talk you through the options to providing you with information on the latest developments, the Business Team will support you every step of the way in your decision-making.

Meet the team

Jenny Pelling
Jenny PellingDirector of Business and Apprenticeships
Jenny Pelling joined CILEx Law School in 2004 and became the Business Director in 2009 and the Director of Business and Apprenticeships in 2014. She works with law firms and in-house legal departments, advising on CILEx training programmes for their paralegal staff from small groups to large in-house academies. Jenny is also an expert on legal apprenticeships, having been involved in their development and delivery since the first programmes became eligible for funding in 2013. She is a member of CILEx Law School’s Management Team and Academic Development Group, plus the Legal Education and Training Group. Before CILEx Law School, Jenny read English at the University of Oxford, taught English in Italy and France and then converted to law doing the CPE and LPC. She qualified with Rowe & Maw (now Mayer Brown) in London and worked as a solicitor in their employment team. She has also worked in legal recruitment. Jenny has a teaching qualification through City & Guilds and a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the Open University.
Nicola Goodman
Nicola GoodmanBusiness Development Manager (North)
Nushe Chowdry
Nushe ChowdryBusiness Development Manager
Sheena Edwards
Sheena EdwardsBusiness Support Coordinator
Kathryn Jack
Kathryn JackApprenticeship Recruitment Manager
Kathryn has built on her personal experiences as an apprentice to become an expert in legal apprenticeship recruitment. She started with CILEx Law School in March 2012 as an advanced business administration apprentice in the Customer Services Team. Kathryn then worked for CILEx as an International Coordinator and Qualification Development Officer before returning to CILEx Law School as Apprenticeship Recruitment Manager in February 2017. An Affiliate member of CILEx, Kathryn advises levy and non-levy businesses on recruiting apprentices and helps prospective apprentices gain a foothold in the legal profession. She is working towards her IAG Level 4 courses, and undertaking a BSc in Leadership and Management to qualify as a Chartered Manager. Kathryn is also a member of the Institute for Apprenticeship’s Apprentice Panel.
Joe Freestone
Joe FreestoneApprenticeship Recruitment Coordinator - Employer Support
Hannah West
Hannah WestApprenticeship Recruitment Coordinator - Student Advisor