Robin Jackson is a business-management consultant, with a specific focus on governance and leadership in the legal sector, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Between 2008 and 2020, he was the chief executive of two internationally renowned sets of barristers’ chambers, covering a very broad range of legal practice. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Legal Practice Management Association for ten years and its Co-Chair for the last two, was Vice-Chair of the Bar Council’s Bar Representation Committee, attended Bar Council General Management Committee meetings and, at the start of the pandemic, was invited to establish and chair the Bar Council’s COVID-19 Working Group.
Robin has provided training in the legal sector in governance, leadership and financial management, has spoken on change management at the Bar Conference and has been a frequent contributor on management and development matters to Counsel, the Bar’s professional journal, and also to the “COVID webinar scene”. Prior to working in the legal sector, he held senior positions in other professional-services businesses and had several years’ experience of policy and strategy roles working with government departments. Robin was also a soldier for over twenty years, gaining extensive experience in both leadership development and training design and delivery.