I am a practising lawyer in civil practice.
- I am a friendly tutor in my early 30's
- I am able to provide a comfortable learning environment whilst catering to my student's learning needs.
- I am also able to work on given syllabus material to provide sufficient information to attain a pass
- No job is too big or too small including last minute revision assistance
- I can provide help on past exam papers, proof read assignments and provide further guidance to achieve higher marks
- I am also able to provide Careers service and guidance if students are looking into a career in law
- Over 4 years practising Law in a Solicitor's firm
- Studied Law at Undergraduate level
- Studied Law at Graduate Diploma Level
- Studied the Bar Professional Training Course and was called to the Bar
- Attained distinction marks in subjects offered
- I have also been a careers advisor and I am able to provide helpful material, hints and tips if you are looking into a career in Law
If Student books a pack of hours, careers advice will be provided for free. However, career advice alone will be £5 per session.
Reviewing Assignments will be a bespoke from £25 depending on level and specialism of area of Law.
Called to the Bar: 2015
2016-2018 Manchester Metropolitan University - LLM in Legal Practice
2015-2018 Association of Costs Lawyers- Costs Lawyer Training Programme
2012-2014 Bar Professional Training Course – Competent (Obtained - June 2014)
Specialising in Employment Law and Personal Injury (Very Competent)
2011-2012 Graduate Diploma in Law - Commendation (Obtained)
(Distinction in Tort)
2006-2010 University of Salford: BSc Hons Business Management with Law - 2:1 (Obtained)
2004-2005 Dominican Convent Girls School, Zimbabwe A Level
English Literature, Geography, Business Studies
2000-2003 Kyle College High School, Zimbabwe O Level
7 Subjects Passed Including Maths and English
2017 – Present WTB Solicitor - Costs Barrister (Non-Practising)
My current role is a costs management oriented role which involves helping implement a new and dynamic Costs team. My role involves reviewing retainers and suite of documents to improve the costing process from beginning to end. Re-establishing Solicitor/Client cost relationships and providing fee earners with advice and support on recovery of Costs. Apart from the project management aspects, I have also improved my Legal Aid costs knowledge and furthered my advocacy in Oral and Provisional Assessments.
2016 – 2017 Just Costs Solicitors – Costs Advocate
Role involved a complex and varying caseload as a costs draftsman, negotiator and advocate. I have been able to gain extensive advocacy experience at Oral Hearings, Detailed Assessments, Application Hearings and Interim Payment Applications. I also carry out research on bespoke issues and prepare advices on complex matters particularly; recovery of ATE Premiums, the new proportionality test and fixed costs disputes.
2014 – 2016 Irwin Mitchell Solicitors – Senior Law Costs Draftsman
I was promoted to a Senior Costs Draftsman; preparing complex high value Bills of Costs in Clinical Negligence, serious injury and Industrial disease matters. I also conducted my files from “cradle to grave”; negotiating and preparing files for Provisional and Detailed Assessments.
2013 – 2014 Express Solicitors - Litigation Costs Executive
My role involved; drafting and preparing Bills of Costs and statements of costs; issuing Part 8 proceedings and Assessment of costs; responding to points of dispute and negotiating for costs settlement. Through this role, I was able to balance a heavy case load and manage my time effectively.
Advocacy Training Programme with the Law Society of Zimbabwe
I attended the Training Seminar, assisting Peter Birkett QC and Desmond Brown QC in delivering Advocacy training to the Lawyers practising in Zimbabwe. This opportunity was valuable in improving my own oral skills and gaining that important continual development in Advocacy.
I took part in the Grays Inn Mooting Competition 2012/2013 and successfully reached the Semi Finals were I was ranked second place in my advocacy. HHJ Headley commended my advocacy as enjoyable to listen to with clarity and diction.
I have also taken part in the MMU GDL mooting competition in 2011/2012 in which, I successfully reached the semi-final stage as well.
Excellent! She is very patient, considerate and excellent at simplifying complex concepts. She is a 5 star tutor!
I am more than proud to write a recommendation for Rumbie. I have always known her to be a reliable and determined individual. She is an excellent communicator and highly organised in all that she does.
Rumbie is an intelligent and enthusiastic person who remains nothing less than conscientious in her endeavours. She is a gifted leader and I know she will make an excellent tutor, I hope you will make the right decision to hire her.
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