Dr Yuri Rapoport B.Sc. S.J.D,
Founder and Chairman of the Kohen Rapoport Group
Dr Rapoport’s experience as a practising lawyer with an entrepreneurial flair, combined with his firm belief that everyone should have access to justice, have been instrumental in the success of the UK-based Kohen Rapoport Group.
Founded by Dr Rapoport over two decades ago, the Group provide innovative solutions that enhance practice efficiency for lawyers and improve access to justice for consumers. The Group’s portfolio of innovative and first-to-market brands cover all aspects of ‘practice life’ within the legal sector – from workload management support through to innovative payment solutions for clients’ legal costs.
Dr Rapoport is involved in orchestrating the strategic planning and chief executive roles within the group, while also focusing on operational and business development activities.
Before relocating to the UK in 2005, he spent 18 years as CEO of Prime Law Brokers in Australia. It was here that Dr Rapoport built his international reputation as the ‘father of legal referral services.’
He studied at Bond University in Australia, qualifying as a Doctor of Legal Science, International Banking & Finance Law and Human Rights Law.
Immediately after obtaining his initial legal qualification Dr Rapoport took a highly sought-after position as a solicitor within one of Australia’s top tier law firms, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, where he remained for a number of years before moving onto found the Kohen Rapoport Group.
Dr Rapoport also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Physiology from Monash University, Australia.
A thought-leader within the legal world of tomorrow, Dr Rapoport has written numerous articles and papers on the legal sector and its future, and is often cited in the trade and national media.
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Dr Rapoport now lives with his wife and children in London.