Barry Phillips (CEO) BEM founded Legal Island in 1998. Since then, the company has become the leading workplace compliance training company in the island of Ireland. He was awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Yearâs Honours List 2020 for services to employment and equality. Barry is a qualified coach and meditator and a regular speaker both here and abroad.
Barry has worked at the European Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights and the International Labour Organisation in Geneva before qualifying as a lawyer in 1993. He has travelled extensively and lived in a total of eight different countries considering himself to be a global citizen first, a European second and British/Irish citizen last of all.
He lists Russian language and wild camping as his favourite pastimes.
Jayne joined Legal Island in 2008 and as Managing Director drives the companyâs strategic vision. With a passion for people and culture, Jayne is responsible for managing the team and the company towards continued growth and profitability.