John Sprack Training

About us

John Sprack BA LLB, Barrister, is an experienced trainer and successful author, with a wide knowledge of employment law and criminal procedure.

His career includes

  • sitting in the Employment Tribunals as an Employment Judge for 15 years
  • teaching employment law, criminal procedure and advocacy on the Bar Course for 11 years
  • appointment as Director of the Bar Course at the Inns of Court School of Law (now part of City University)
  • full-time official of the National Union of Teachers, in charge of their training programme
  • full-time official of NATFHE (now part of the University and Colleges Union) representing their members in London
  • practice as a barrister, specialising in criminal and employment law
  • delivery of CPD courses to various groups of solicitors, barristers, trade union officials and HR practitioners over the course of the last 17 years

As well as his training activities, John has published a number of books in the fields of employment law and criminal procedure. He is the author of Blackstone’s Employment Tribunal Handbook 2014-2015 (OUP 2014), Employment Law and Practice (Sweet and Maxwell 2007) and Guide to the Age Discrimination Regulations (Tottel 2006). He is responsible for the Employment Law Section in the encyclopaedia Accountants’ Legal Service (Bloomsbury). 

John has written extensively on criminal procedure. The 16th edition of his book A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure (OUP), as co-author with Michael Engelhardt-Sprack, was published in November 2019.

He represents the solicitors’ Pro Bono network, LawWorks, on the National Users Group of the Employment Tribunals. He lives in Ashford, Kent.

What they say...

Presenter was excellent

Excellent course would be interested in attending anything else run. Presenter was excellent
Delegate to LawWorks course on Advocacy in Employment Tribunals