Who’s Who

Alan Pannett


Alan Pannett
Advisory Board Member

Alan Pannett founded Fresh Professional Development Ltd (fresh) in 2000 and led the business until January 2016.

Alan has specialised in the professional development of lawyers for over 28 years, designing, delivering and managing learning and development services. His expertise is working with partners, senior management and lawyers on the development of the skills needed to lead and manage successful professional services businesses.

He was Director of Training at Ashurst and a Director of Hildebrandt Inc., a USA based management consultancy, before being appointed Professor of Professional Development at the College of Law.

He is a co-author of Key Skills for Professionals published by Kogan Page (2013) and author of Managing the Law Firm (second edition) published by Blackstone Press (2001).

Alan has been voted Legal Education and Training Group (LETG) Trainer of the Year on two occasions.

In 2015 Alan decided that he would like to retire and sell the majority of his shares.  The sale completed in November 2015.

Alan provides a wealth of knowledge, experience and advice to the board.