dpa group


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It is Action & Example



owner & founder

Kathryn Devonald-Davies,

         Head of International Legal Relations, solicitor and owner at DPA, DPA Law & DPA Group and has extensive experience in both private practice and the further education sector. Kathryn is formerly an academic who held senior positions at the top 4 leading Welsh universities, a business leader in legal training, commercial mediation and corporate consultancy.

        Kathryn specializes in researching innovative methods of combining commercial and legal methods in corporate environments and is passionate about the use of Artificial Intelligence and block chain.

         Kathryn was a visiting specialist lecturer at the Intellectual Property Office Wales and broke new ground within Welsh universities by creating corporate modules to be available through the medium of Welsh.

        Kathryn was also responsible for the drafting and delivery of legal training modules for the Home Office and has recently represented the Law Society in Japan on a trade mission. Kathryn has been recognized as one of the top 5 business women in Wales.

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Rachel Hughes

qualified as a solicitor in 2000.
Rachel has a wealth of experience in Personal Injury Claims and Dispute Resolution. Rachel joined DPA Law in 1998 and became an owner in



Neil Richards

qualified as a solicitor in 1987. Neil has vast experience in litigation and contentious probate. Neil joined DPA Law in 1985 and became an owner in 1991

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