In-House Tailored Programmes, Conferences, Seminars, Tutorials, Subscription Series, e-learning

Xpl Professional Skills Training is a boutique training company that is managed in conjunction with Xpl Publishing's Professional Skills List. We offer a discrete bespoke in-house service providing seminars, courses and workshops on:

  • written advocacy
  • mediation advocacy
  • advanced appellate advocacy
  • appearing before tribunals
  • arguing costs
  • effective business writing for lawyers and legal trainees
  • substantive developments in practice and procedure



Xpl-pst provides workshops that are introductory, intermediate or advanced, focusing in or out of the subject in terms of the detail required by the nature of the audience. Our clients include Herbert Smith, Lovells, Norton Rose, the Liverpool Law Society, RICS Dispute Resolution Services, SCMA and others. We conduct training in London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Coventry, Bristol and Warwick but are available to travel both nationwide and in Eire.



Xpl-pst also delivers lectures, seminars, group workshops and individual desktop learning on-line through (for up to 5 people), or and other innovative e-learning.

Training Faculty

Xpl-pst is led by Andrew Goodman, LL.B., MBA, FCI.ARB, FlnstCPD, FRSA, Barrister, a qualified NITA UK and Nottingham Law School Advocacy Trainer, a Bar Council Advanced Mediation Trainer who also practices as an Arbitrator and CEDR accredited Mediator. He has over 25 years experience in the delivery of continuing professional education. Working with experts in advocacy, negotiation, mediation and written communication, Xpl-pst is able to deliver topical, innovative, skills training in areas of increasing importance to all who use advocacy in their professional lives.

CPD Accrediatation

Xpl-pst delivers CPD, CPE and Life-long Learning as required by the Law Society, Bar Council, ILEX and RICS

Our Focus

Xpl-pst has a wide menu to offer both training managers and delegates. We are happy to come and meet clients, look at their facilities and advice on the most suitable training arrangements for them. We also invite larger firms to host conferences for their surrounding area for mutual benefit.

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