Ian Nicholls

director & managing consultant


Ian joined The SAM Club in January 2014 to assist with the growing business.

Prior to that, Ian was the Client Services Director for EMEA managing the technical team at Aderant (Software Author – Legal Practice Management Systems) before moving to become the Financial Systems Manager at Bird & Bird (Top 20 UK Law Firm).

Ian’s qualifications at The SAM Club include the following exams: Microsoft Designing, Assessing and Optimizing Software Asset Management (SAM), Azure Fundamentals and Designing and Providing Microsoft Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations.


1996 – 2009

Aderant Practice Management Software (PMS). Client Services Director managing the technical services team for EMEA.

2009 – 2013
Bird & Bird. Law firm. Financial Systems Manager for the Aderant PMS before moving to become Business Solutions Manager.

2010 – 2013
Aderant User Group: Elected onto the global user group as the International Director for EMEA.

2014 – Present
Joined The SAM Club.


SAM Club Microsoft 705 exam


Phone : +44 7787 416649
Email : info@thesamclub.co.uk