Our hugely successful partnership with BlueGreen Business Development continues to provide and further develop its exciting series of workshops for Chambers.

Don and BillBill, alongside Don Turner, an experienced and highly skilled trainer and business coach, joined together to form PME – Practice Management Excellence. With Bill’s experience and Don’s strategic managerial business experience, his qualified credibility and passion for people development they are a unique duo that has become Chambers first choice for specialised business development support.

PME logoPME is a bespoke and tailor made course specifically designed to help Clerks, Managers and all levels of support staff develop and enhance their skills in the areas of managing members’ practices, client care and business development as well as assist in interpersonal relationships. These valuable workshops are designed to be enjoyable as well as informative and rewarding. All training is conducted to CIPD standards. Please visit the dedicated PME website for information on course content and further details.

Largely through popular demand, PME developed a unique four step course for Member’s of the Bar which runs as an in-house programme in sets of Chambers. For more information please click here.


Until the Covid 19 restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so, the dates below cannot be confirmed. PME courses and one-to-one sessions are also now being delivered successfully on-line via the Zoom or MS Teams platforms. Please contact one of the ABC team to discuss your interest or requirements.

Visit the PME website to book onto one of the following courses for 2020!

Starter Clerk

Part 1: The Clerks’ role in the context of a barristers’ chambers. (April 23rd & October 13th) 

Part 2: The importance of excellent customer service and working effectively as part of a team. (May 14th & 4th November) 

Junior Clerk 

Part 1: Professional colabortative negotiation skills. (April 29th & October 14th) 

Part 2: Developing business for your chambers. (May 21st & November 5th) 


Part 1a: Effective management of staff and members’ practices. (April 30th & September 22nd)

Part 1b: Maximising business relationships. (May 13th & October 20th)

Part 2a: Building a business development for results. (June 9th & November 17th)

Part 2b: Pitching and presenting for new business. (July 2nd & December 3rd) 

Senior Management 

Part 1: Business development for modern Chambers’ managements.

Part 2: Managing the challenges of Chambers’ unique business structure.

(June 10th/11th & October 7th & 8th) 

Part 3: Professional mentoring and coaching (July 14th & November 18th)