Senior Paralegal

Experience

Marina supports the Charity and Social Enterprise team with various aspects of their work, including the formation of new charities, company incorporations and legal research.

Marina is also a member of the Faith-Based Organisations group and has a particular interest in assisting with work for Christian and other faith-based charities.

Before joining BWB, Marina worked at the Directory of Social Change where she gained experience of the Charity sector.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Assisting with charity registrations
  • Drafting articles of association
  • Drafting written resolutions
  • Assisting with Companies House and Charity Commission matters
  • Departmental support and in-depth legal research

Qualifications and Career

  • University of Kent, Law LLB (Hons), 2008
  • University of London, Human Rights Law LLM, 2011
  • Directory of Social Change, In-house Training coordinator, 2012-14
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2014
  • Paralegal at Bates Wells Braithwaite 2015
  • Senior Paralegal at Bates Wells Braithwaite 2015

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Junior advisor at South West London Law Centre
  • Coordinator at Urban Table, a soup kitchen in Hackney
  • Volunteer at Hackney Winter Night Shelter
  • Experience of voluntary work in the UK and Ghana