Ailsa is a paralegal who supports the Culture and Creative team within the Charity and Social Enterprise Department.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Drafting charitable company constitutions, assisting with incorporations and charity registrations.
  • Conducting legal research into specialist areas such as copyright and intellectual property.
  • Drafting IP related documents such as Deeds of Gift, Assignments of IP and IP licences.
  • Providing support to the culture and creative team.
  • Drafting client advice in relation to a variety of areas such as the benefits of charitable status and governance advice.
  • Providing support to the Health and Social Care sector group within the firm, including organising knowhow meetings and legal updates to fee earners across the firm.
  • Providing general departmental support.

Qualifications and Career

  • William Howard School (2007-2014)
  • University of Greenwich, LLB with Hons First class (2014-2017)
  • LPC with LLM part-time (2018-2020)
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite (Charity and Social Enterprise Department) as a Legal Administrator in 2017
  • Promoted to Paralegal 2018

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Student representative for University of Greenwich Law School
  • Awarded University of Greenwich High Achiever Scholarship
  • Greenwich Law Alumni Network Ambassador
  • Mentoring scheme with Barclays (2015)
  • Nominated for Contribution to University Life 2016
  • Pro bono advisor for University of Greenwich Law Centre
  • Member of BWB Social Committee
  • Member of BWB Diversity and Inclusion Forum