john kruse

Writer, trainer, and Consultant in London, United Kingdom

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I am a trainer, author and consultant at Bailiff Studies Centre, E17 currently living in London. See my full website

TRAINER- I have worked as a trainer for the last 30 years. My interests lie in enforcement law and debt. I offer one day, off-the-shelf courses that can be provided at a venue of your choice:

- An introduction to bailiff law; and,

- Advanced bailiff law.

I also offer half day practical seminars on dealing with issues such as vulnerability, insolvency and claims to goods. All courses can be tailored to your needs.

Customers have included advice agencies, law centres, local authorities and enforcement agencies. Please email for further information. You will also find Bailiff Studies Centre on Facebook.

CONSULTANT- over the last few decades I have worked as a consultant with Ministry of Justice, Council of Europe and various enforcement agencies, trade bodies and local authorities. I have advised on policy issues and assisted with tenders and good practice implementation. Please email for further information.

BAILIFF STUDIES CENTRE- for the last 7 years I have run the Bailiff Studies Centre producing information, reports and guidance for the enforcement sector, in particular Bailiff Studies Bulletin. Please email for further information on subscriptions; you may also visit Bailiff Bulletin on Facebook.

AUTHOR- I've written 48 books, including a large number on current enforcement law and its history, on court procedures and on debt generally. See my Amazon author page for more information (

My main books on bailiff law are 'Taking Control of Goods' (2014) and Sources of Bailiff Law (2013) (see and 'Powers of Distress' (2008) (see

I also write fiction in three broad areas:

- my teens & the music of the 1970s. See also my blog, 'Broadcast Barnsley,' featuring bands and genres from this era (;

- my life in the West Midlands in the late 80s and early 90s; and,

- fairies & the supernatural. See my blog British Fairies (

  • Work
    • Bailiff Studies Centre, E17
  • Education
    • Southampton University; University of London