Alistair Peter Sloan

http://www.sloansonline.me.uk/contact-me.html EDUCATION University of Stirling Bachelor of Laws with Honours 2:1 (2013) Honours Dissertation: an exploration of codifying the criminal law and a consideration as to whether Scotland should adopt a criminal code. Lenzie Academy 2005/2006 Highers Modern Studies – A Business Management – A History – B English – D WORK EXPERIENCE Inksters Solicitors June 2013 – Present Providing administrative support in a busy solicitors practice. I have gained some exposure to residential property transactions through this role. Search Consultancy August 2012 – September 2012 Engaged in collections and recoveries activities for one of Search Consultancies banking clients. Professionalism and good quality service were essential in this role. Skills in problem solving and negotiation were also necessary in the fulfilment of this role. Scottish and Southern Energy Plc November 2009 – September 2010 Engaged in collections and recoveries activities as well as handling and managing complaints from other advisers within the team. Professionalism and providing a good quality of service were essential in this role. Skills in problem solving and negotiation were also necessary in the fulfilment of this role. Tesco Stores May 2005 – September 2009 Customer Assistant and Team Leader. Problem solving, customer service and task management were all essential for the successful fulfilment of these roles. Time management and project management skills were also developed.

VOLUNTARY WORK Prison Fellowship Scotland March 2013 – present Working with adult male prisoners within a Scottish prison hosted by the chaplaincy department to build relationships and discuss religion and belief. This role has continued to develop my skills in verbal communication. Stirling Baptist Church February 2010 – present I currently volunteer with Stirling Baptist Church assisting to lead a Sunday school group for 11 and 12 year olds as well as assisting with the youth group for 11-18 year olds. Focus is on discussing religion and belief as well as building relationships. This role has continued to develop my skills in verbal communication and public speaking. Nelsons Solicitors (Falkirk) Limited February 2013 – March 2013

Govan Law Centre June 2010 Through this voluntary placement I gained new skills in the field of Education law, particularly around placing requests to primary one and additional support needs. This role developed my oral and written communication skills as well as my legal research skills. ChildLine Scotland January 2007 – September 2009 This role assisted in the development of my oral communication skills as well as my listening skills. As a telephone based role, clarity of expression and the ability to identify relevant factors from speech was critical. EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Mooting: Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2013); RGU Internal mooting (2006/2007) Debating: RGU Debating Society President (2008/2009) and Events Organiser (2007/2008) Public Speaking: Law Society of Scotland Alternative Business Structures Conference (2010) – ‘What future leaders say’