Senior Paralegal


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