Director or Studies of Marble Hill Law School, London
Nationality: British and German
Language: English (Native) & German (Native)
Daniela is the Director of Studies of Marble Hill Law School which specialises in courses on law and English for lawyers, law students, legal translators and legal secretaries. Daniela began her career teaching English and managing courses at a language school but then changed to law in order to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2002. After qualification, she worked as a corporate lawyer for Morgan Cole (now Blake Morgan) in the City of London and Reading. Her experience includes advising and acting for UK and international companies on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters such as cross border acquisitions, corporate finance and banking, corporate restructuring, joint ventures and other commercial contracts. She has also spent many years as a university lecturer in Business Law and Private Acquisitions at BPP University’s Law School in London.
Areas of Training:
|· Company law
· Mergers and acquisitions
· Joint ventures
· Commercial contracts
· Employment law
· Data protection law
· Intellectual property law
|· English for the legal profession
· TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills)
· English for business
· Industry specific English for lawyers, including the pharmaceutical industry, construction and energy
· Practical skills for lawyers, including networking, negotiation skills, advocacy, interviewing and advising
Career Highlights and Key Clients:
Before becoming a lawyer, Daniela studied History and Philosophy at Lancaster University and went on to complete a Masters in Philosophy at Warwick University in the UK. She then worked as Director of Studies for saes, Seminar for Advanced English Studies, teaching English and acting as course leader for international students.
In 1997 Daniela embarked on the study of law at the University of Kiel in Germany and at The College of Law in Chester to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2002. She spent 6 years working for a large commercial law firm as a corporate lawyer in the City of London and Reading, where she specialised in mergers and acquisitions and advised clients in various industries, particularly in the energy, health and pharmaceutical sector, on all key aspects of business law. During her time as a practicing solicitor Daniela also spent some time on secondment working in-house for clients including RAC and Vernalis Plc.
In 2008 Daniela joined BPP University Law School as a lecturer to teach Business Law and Private Acquisitions to postgraduates on the Legal Practice Course.
In 2014 she combined her legal expertise with her love of teaching the English language and founded Marble Hill Law School, offering a wide variety of courses on Legal English and the Law for all members of the legal profession. She also continues to lecture on Business and Company Law at BPP University in London.
Certification: Qualifications and Credentials:
· BA in History and Philosophy (Lancaster University, UK and Copenhagen University, Denmark), 1993
· MA in Philosophy (University of Warwick, UK), 1995
· Graduate Diploma in Law (The College of Law, Chester), 1997
· Legal Practice Course (The College of Law, Chester), 1998
· Qualified as a solicitor and admitted to the Roll in 2002
Affiliations, Activities and Awards:
Daniela is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the British – German Jurists Association. Marble Hill Law School is a registered TOLES training centre based in London and Potsdam, Germany.