- of tongue-tied pedigree: French & linense-Gibraltarian Spanish on (WAAF) mother's side; Austro-/Swiss-German & Anglo-Scottish 'Glasgow Kisser' on (RAF) father's.
Avocat au barreau de Londres, Procurador de los tribunales ingleses y galeses, Scandlaw processadvokat and, last of all, Vienna City Centre (Winkel-)Advokat.
Other quals: Berlitz DE & ES dipl.; PG/LLB (London Uni. Ext.); Pub Int'l (Völkerrecht), AT/DE & ES law, Vienna. UK Solicitors' Book-Keeping & A/Cs. EN Bar Exam (Hons).
CPD on Chancery Lane, London WC2 > notary-led French conveyancing, probate & succession + French-taught commercial law at the E&W (Solicitors') Law Society Hall.
Student-job export-clerking in London at Harrods & the UK's top tractionware carbon-rods factory on Battersea Wharf. Stockholm banking. Financial journalist in Brussels.
One-time Hamburg IP law clerk & translator for the Max Planck Int'l Law Institute on Mittelweg. 2-year traineeship with 'Magic Circle' Solicitors in London, Paris & Madrid.
Staff translator & interpreter @ City-Notarial Scrivener-Linguists. Chancery Bar probate, insolvency, tax & partnership law. UK, AUT, ITA & SPA conveyancing incl. L&T.
September 2019 > half-a-century anniversary in the law, having started back in 1969 as a student-cum-UK Town & Country Planning litigator in the family hotel business.
(Sport: Surrey Uni. 1st team soccer; Epsom & Ewell FC; Box Hill Runners mid-Surrey. London-Irish ex-Athletics & Marathon Club twinned with Thames Valley Harriers).