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US: Barbri Global acquires professionals course provider Strafford

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Dallas-based legal education provider Barbri Global has acquired Atlanta-headquartered Strafford, which provides courses focused on educating attorneys, accountants and other professionals on complex and practice-specific topics.

Barbri Global’s chief executive Stephen Fredette said: “By bringing Strafford into the Barbri Global legal education ecosystem, we continue to fulfil our vison to be the education partner for our clients at every step of their legal journey, from backpack to briefcase.”

Richard Ossoff, founder and chief executive of Strafford, commented: “This transaction brings together two market-leading companies with a shared commitment to excellence in professional content and premier customer service. Barbri will provide the resources necessary to rapidly expand the breadth and scope of top-quality programming that are the hallmark of the Strafford brand.”

Barbri’s president of product for professional education Justin Hummel added: “Like Barbri,  Strafford delivers high-quality, high-value, premium content, appealing to seasoned professionals, partners, GCs and corporate legal offices. We are excited about extending Strafford’s education content to a broader audience and new geographies in the Barbri global network.”

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