Dr Paresh Kathrani
Director of Education and Training
Paresh joined CIArb as Director of Education and Training having spent many years in academia. During this time, he was a module leader on the LLB (Hons) degree, a PhD Coordinator, as well as a research supervisor. He also sat on several university committees, including the research and teaching committees.
He has participated in a number of EU funded projects, including a Tempus partnership between European and North African universities. He was also the University of Westminster’s Law Liaison Tutor for its collaboration with the Westminster International University in Tashkent in Uzbekistan.
Paresh’s research focusses on LawTech in both legal education and legal practice. Apart from writing in these fields, he has also collaborated on a European Regional Development Fund project with a start-up in developing a natural language and artificial intelligence based platform for triaging legal cases. He has worked on a number of projects with the ‘Serious Games at Westminster’ and also chaired AI panels. He is keen on e-learning and blended learning.
He is a father to two children and enjoys watching football and reading.