2017 Committee

Kathryn Harvey

Kathryn

Position: President
Firm and Role: Paralegal at Shakespeares
Email: president@ljld.co.uk
I am a Paralegal within the Property Team at Shakespeares. I have worked at Shakespeares for 7 years and am currently in my third year studying to be a Legal Executive with CILEX. Outside of work my interests include socialising with friends and family, keeping fit, shopping and baking cakes!

 

Hannah Butcher

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Position: Vice President, Membership Secretary
Firm and Role: Solicitor at Howes Percival LLP
Email: membership@ljld.co.uk
Originally from Bristol, Hannah completed her law degree at the University of Nottingham and stayed in Nottingham to study the LPC at Nottingham Law School. She completed her training across the firm’s Northampton, Cambridge and Leicester offices. Hannah qualified as a Solicitor in September 2016 into the Family Team. Outside of work, Hannah enjoys socialising, trying out new restaurants/bars and planning holidays!
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Victoria Teece

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Position: Treasurer
Firm and Role: Solicitor at Freeths
Email: treasurer@ljld.co.uk
Originally from Stoke-on-Trent I am a soicitor a Freeths LLP in the environtment and planning team. Following my degree and LPC I worked at Coventry Law Centre as a housing case worker before moving to Charnwood Borough Council for my training contract and post qualification experience. I am passionate about being a lawyer and I love being an advocate in court. Outside of work I enjoy baking, party planning, reading and mini breaks.
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Charlotte Stevens

Charlotte

Position: Social Media and Website Officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Howes Percival LLP
Email: website@ljld.co.uk
Originally from Northampton, Charlotte completed an undergraduate degree in History and English at the University of Leeds. Charlotte then went on to Cardiff University to study the GDL, and BPP University Birmingham to complete the LPC. She is currently a trainee solicitor at Howes Percival LLP. Outside of work Charlotte loves to travel and meet new people

 

Nathan Allaway

Nathan Allaway

Position: Local Law Society Officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Gateley Plc
Email: lawsoc@ljld.co.uk
I studied History at the University of Leicester, before converting to law at Nottingham Law School in 2013. After being offered a training contract I went on to complete the LPC at the University of Law in Guildford and I am currently a Trainee Solicitor at Gateley Plc. Outside of work I enjoy playing golf and football, as well as going to the theatre and socialising with friends

 

Amanda Rogowska

Position: Events Officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Spearing Waite
Email: events@ljld.co.uk
Amanda studied Law, Human Rights and Social Justice at De Montfort University and continued her legal education at the Institute of Legal Practice in Leicester where she completed her LPC. Amanda is now a Trainee Solicitor at Spearing Waite LLP. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, socialising with friends and family, running and travelling.
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Stacey Moore

Stacey

Position: Events Officer
Firm and Role: Spearing Waite
Email: events@ljld.co.uk
Stacey graduated from Nottingham Trent University and continued with the LPC at Nottingham Law School. Stacey was a paralegal in Property Litigation at Shoosmiths LLP in Nottingham before moving to Leicester in May 2015 to undertake a training contract at Spearing Waite. In her spare time, Stacey enjoys playing rugby, cycling and going to the theatre.

 

Charlotte Woolston

Position: Events Officer
Firm and Role: Paralegal at Serjeants, Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Email: events@ljld.co.uk
I studied at De Montfort University completing the LLB in 2009 and the LPC in 2010. I joined Serjeants as a Paralegal in April 2015. I am very fortunate to work with all types of IP, and I really enjoy how varied my job is. Prior to this I worked for two years in-house at a “Big Six” energy company, predominantly focussing on Construction, Civil Litigation and Contract Law.

 

Kate Harrison

Position: Events Officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Affinity Law
Email: events@ljld.co.uk
I studied Criminology at Derby University and whilst studying their volunteered with the probation service on their mentoring scheme, as well as with the Citizens Advice Bureau. I then went on to study the GDL and LPC at De Montfort University, which I completed in 2014. I started as a paralegal at Affinity Law Ltd in January 2013 and went on to secure a training contract with them, which I will complete in January 2016. Outside of work I love going to gigs and music festivals, Zumba and trying out new sports such as rock climbing and kayaking.

 

Raman Thandi

Raman

Position: Events Officer
Firm and Role: Solicitor at EHL Commercial Law
Email: events@ljld.co.uk
I am a Solicitor in the Advisory & Dispute Resolution Department at EHL Commercial Law. I studied my first degree in Criminology and Psychology at Birmingham City University and went on to do the part-time Graduate Diploma and part-time LPC at De Montfort University. I am currently studying for my Higher Rights of Audience Qualification so that I can become a Solicitor Advocate. In my spare time I enjoy swimming, travelling and socialising!

 

Neelam Yusaf

Position: Student Officer
Firm and Role: Paralegal at Wilson Browne
Email: academic@ljld.co.uk
I studied for my undergraduate degree in Law at De Montfort University and currently studying for my Legal Practice Course part time at De Montfort University. I am working at Wilson Browne solicitors as a paralegal. Outside of work I enjoy socialising and shopping.

 

Joanna Chung

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Position: Student Officer
Firm and Role: University of Leicester Undergraduate
Email: academic@ljld.co.uk
Joanna is a British born Chinese from a friendly village in Leicestershire. She is currently a first year LLB Law student at the University of Leicester. Joanna is ecstatic to be a part of the 2017 LJLD committee as one of the Student Officers, and aims to ensure that all local law students know of the LJLD and the work it does. She has a keen interest in photography, enjoys exploring new countries, volunteering and meeting new people.

 

Terrie-Sian Wormleighton

Position: Student Officer
Firm and Role: De Montfort University Undergraduate
Email: academic@ljld.co.uk
I am currently in my third year of studying the LLB Law Degree at De Montfort University. After graduating I hope to go on to complete my LPC at De Montfort University and secure a training contract in order to qualify as a solicitor. The area of law I am most interested in is Family Law. Outside of studying I enjoy socialising with friends and family, reading, and shopping. I have also developed an interest in baking and swimming.

 

Viral Dagly

Position: Welfare Officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Shakespeare Martineau LLP
Email: welfare@ljld.co.uk
I studied Law at Nottingham Trent University and then did the LPC part time at Nottingham Law School, whilst working for the Clinical Negligence team at Shakespeare Martineau. I am now a trainee solicitor at Shakespeare Martineau, currently doing a seat in Real Estate.

 

Myles Bennett

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Position: Publicity officer
Firm and Role: Trainee Solicitor at Bobby Dhanjal Legal Services
Email: publicity@ljld.co.uk
I studied Law with Criminology at Sheffield Hallam University in 2013. I started at BDLS in November 2013 where I was offered a training contract after completing the LPC at De Montfort University in 2015. I am due to qualify in April 2017. Outside of work I follow and play football regularly and enjoy travelling.

 

Nisha Gorania

Nisha Gorania

Position: National officer
Firm and Role: Solicitor at EHL Commercial Law
Email: national@ljld.co.uk

 

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