I'm Bob Moss, author of the Jack Temple Trilogy.
As I have often said: "I used to be a solicitor but I'm alright now"!
I have been a practising Solicitor and the managing equity partner in a provincial law firm, the first Director of Chambers in London, a Notary Public and was trained as a Mediator.
I first had the idea for Jack Temple about 20 years ago but there were never enough hours in the day. Only when I retired was I able to focus on writing. It is such an empowering experience, I can thoroughly recommend it.
Educated at St Edward’s School Oxford as a Barclays Bank scholar, I started work at 18 in a solicitors’ office. I was taken on to do 5 years as an articled clerk. That route into the legal profession rather than go to university meant my training had a greater focus on office management.
This would help enormously when it came to becoming the managing equity partner in my firm of solicitors and later as a senior clerk / practice manager in chambers in London and Liverpool.
For more than a decade I also produced and edited Clerksroom Magazine for the staff in chambers, ran a buying group for chambers and law firms, and provided products and services for the legal profession.