Senior Paralegal

Experience

Michael provides legal support to the Charity and Social Enterprise department, specifically assisting the Intellectual Property & Information Law, Political, Elections & Campaigning Law and Get Legal teams.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Seconded to international social enterprise to process a data subject access request.
  • Assisting with data protection audits for organisations of various sizes.
  • Assisted with providing campaigning advice on the General Election 2017.
  • Assisting with work relating to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, including in-house legal training for clients.
  • Assisting with charity incorporations.
  • Administering document uploads to Get Legal.

Qualifications and Career

  • Senior Paralega, Charity and Social Enterprise department, Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2018 - present
  • Paralegal, Charity and Social Enterprise department, Bates Wells Braithwaite, March 2017-2018.
  • Legal Administrator, Real Estate department, Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2015-2017.
  • PRINCE2 Project Management (Foundation and Practitioner) 2018
  • University of Law, Legal Practice Course LLM, 2016-present.
  • University of Leicester, Law LLB, 2010-2013 (First).

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Modernising Justice secretary, 2017-present.
  • Volunteer at South West London Law Centre, 2017-present.
  • Treasurer of Leicester University Law Society, 2012-2013.
  • Mentor at Leicester University Law Society, 2012-2013.
  • Pro Bono Advisor with Leicester University Law Society, 2011-2013.