Experience

I am a paralegal who supports the Culture and Creative team within the Charity and Social Enterprise Department.

Recent projects

  • Intellectual Property advice

    Advice in relation to copyright, database rights and commercial negotiation for a new software start-up.

  • Think-tank strategy advice

    Conducting research and assisting with advice for a think-tank not for profit.

  • Governance advice for a new CLG

    Providing governance advice for a newly created charitable company including company procedures and annual general meeting ad hoc advice.

  • 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.
  • Providing assistance in relation to company secretarial matters.
  • Providing, firm wide, internal information updates in relation to Brexit and its effects on the charity sector.
  • Providing internal information updates on Competition law and the effects of Brexit.

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 (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 Bates Wells Social Committee
  • Member of Bates Wells Diversity and Inclusion Forum