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THE COMMITTEE

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HARRY O'REILLY

President

Harry is a Trainee Solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP, in the Commercial Disputes and Regulatory team. 

 

Harry's role as President of the committee involves organising, co-ordinating and finalising events and communications, as well as managing the accounts and assisting other committee members in their roles.

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GEORGE NAPIER

Vice President

George is currently a Trainee Solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson, and is due to qualify in September 2023. 

George provides support as required to the committee members to enable them to fulfil their roles. 

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GEORGE LAIDLAW

Secretary

 

George is currently a Trainee Solicitor in the Corporate team at Womble Bond Dickinson's Southampton office. George studied law at the University of Southampton and completed the LPC MSc at the University of Law.

 

As Secretary, George is responsible for managing memberships, keeping records of committee meetings and generally assisting the committee with event planning.

 

Always up for a party, you can expect to find George at most of the committee's social events!

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TOM FISH

Treasurer

Tom is currently a Trainee Solicitor in his third seat with the Employment Team at Paris Smith.

He is due to qualify into the Corporate Team in July 2023.

 

Tom’s role as Treasurer involves managing and reviewing SHJLD's finances, accounts and approving budgets for events and projects.

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ELLIE STANTON

Events Representative

Ellie is currently a Trainee Solicitor in the Commercial Property team at Trethowans and will qualify in September 2023. Ellie studied History at the University of Southampton, and went on to complete her GDL and LPC with the University of Law

 

Ellie’s role in the committee is to assist with the organisation and running of both social and informative events.

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MOLLY MIFSUD

Webinar Events Representative

Molly has been a tenant at College Chambers practicing in Criminal and Family Law since  October 2020 .

 

Molly is part of the events team and will be helping members meet their CPD hours with webinars as well as check in with their wellbeing with wellness inspired events.

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HELEN MOIZER

 

Charity Representative

Helen is currently a Pupil Barrister at No18 Chambers in Southampton, having started in October 2022. Prior to obtaining pupillage, Helen worked full-time in two legal charities focusing on pro bono work and access to justice.

 

On the committee, Helen is the first point of contact with SHJLD’s chosen charity and she takes the lead on charity events and initiatives, including working with SHJLD’s Events Representative.

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HARRY DANCER

 

National JLD Representative

Harry is a Trainee Solicitor at Trethowans LLP and currently working in the Commercial Property team.

 

Harry's role as the National Junior Lawyers Division Representative involves representing the SHJLD and its members at the Law Society’s National meetings. The National JLD represents junior lawyers across the country, providing members with an opportunity to network and connect with other junior professionals. The National JLD also discuss and lobby on issues that concern and impact upon junior lawyers.

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HARRIET OLWAY

HILS Representative

Harriet is a Solicitor in the Banking and Finance team at Trethowans. Harriet studied Law at the University of Gloucestershire and completed the LPC at the University of Law, Guildford.

As a SHJLD representative, Harriet will be working in collaboration with HILS by attending meetings, events and having an active approach to bringing both societies together.

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LIAM MACGILIVRAY

Wellness Representative

Liam is an Australian qualified lawyer who works for Trethowans in the Residential Property Development Department. Liam moved to the UK in 2022 from Australia where he studied Law and Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology, he also holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. As a former elite swimmer, Liam is passionate about health, wellness and fitness and aims to promote a healthy work/life balance for junior lawyers. 

As Wellness Representative Liam is responsible for promoting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle among junior lawyers in South Hampshire.  Liam's primary role involves organising fitness events and assisting and coordinating other wellness related activities for our members.  The wellness representative's goal is to improve the overall wellbeing and fitness of junior lawyers in the area and to help create a healthy work/life balance. 

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ANMOL AHLUWALIA

Social Media and Communications Representative 

Anmol is a Solicitor in the Commercial Property Team at Lester Aldridge LLP.

 

Anmol's role as the Social Media and Communications Representative involves managing and maintaining the SHJLD website, mailing list and social media platforms. Anmol is looking forward to promoting the SHJLD events to ensure junior lawyers across South Hampshire have the opportunity to build their professional network.

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CHARLOTTE HILLS

Winter Ball Representative

Charlotte is a Trainee Solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson currently on a Restructuring and Insolvency secondment at Lloyds Banking Group. 

Charlotte is responsible for organising the SHJLD Winter Ball, a black tie event to celebrate the achievements and hard work of all members at the end of the year. 

CONTACT US

If you are interested in joining the committee please contact us to find out what other positions are available.
Our committee positions run from October - November each year.

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