Paralegal

Experience

Yvett has experience in conducting legal research on various areas of law, interviewing clients, drafting advice, and providing legal and administrative support to fee earners.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Organised monthly knowhow meetings for the Charity and Social Enterprise department
  • Provided preliminary advice to prisoners on a range of issues including family, immigration, human rights and prison law
  • Collated data on 195 countries’ legislation on child recruitment

Qualifications and Career

  • University of Sheffield, International Relations and Politics (BA) with Honours (2012-2015)
  • University College London, Human Rights (MA) (2015-2016)
  • Legal Researcher, Child Soldiers International, 2017
  • BPP Law School, Graduate LLB Law (2017-2018)
  • Legal Assistant, Prisoners’ Advice Service, 2018
  • Legal Administrator in the Charity and Social Enterprise department, Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2018
  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (2019-2020)
  • Paralegal in the Social Finance team within the Charity and Social Enterprise department, Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2019

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Volunteer at School Consent Project
  • Volunteer Translator at European Council on Refugees and Exiles
  • Volunteered at REDRESS Trust and Child Soldiers International