Contributors

Gearoidin has worked in the legal services and legal technology and information sector for over 10 years, both as a practising solicitor and more recently as an Account Manager at LexisNexis.  

Gearoidin works with individuals in both legal and financial services to plan and implement technological change programmes, helping organisations achieve strategic business goals.

Holly joined LexisNexis in July 2014 and works primarily on the PSL Public Law module. Holly read law at university and qualified as a solicitor in private practice. Before starting her legal career, she gained experience working in local government and spent a year studying politics. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Holly worked in the Global Technology and Sourcing team at BP, supporting a variety of global procurement and compliance projects. Upon joining LexisPSL, she worked in the Commercial and LexisAsk teams before assisting with the development and launch of the PSL Public Law module. Holly looks after a number of core public law subject areas, including Brexit.

Jennifer Oghenewaire Nikoro, Esq is a legal practitioner base in Lagos State, Nigeria. Born without right fore-limbs.

Jennifer was called to the Nigerian bar on the 30th November, 2018.

In November 2019, Jennifer became an Associate Member at the Institute of Chartered Mediator and Conciliator (ICMC) in Nigeria.

Jennifer recently  passed the Chartered institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb) online assessment on international Arbitration which has qualified her to apply for associate membership of the institution with the international body in United kingdom.

Aside her legal profession, Jennifer runs an NGO called Life beyond Disability, her foundation helps in Creating a community of persons with Disability who chooses to be relevant to the society despite their disability and also creates purposeful living amidst persons with Disability.

Jennifer advocates for the right of persons living with Disability in Africa particularly in Nigeria. She believes she is the best AMBASSADOR for the disabled.

Jennifer hopes to see EXPERT with good academic background emerge from various works of life in the disabled community

Amongst other things , Jennifer is also a Speaker and a Disability coach.

In Jennifer's view, IMPOSSIBILITY is only in the mind. If provided with good support system to aid the disabled individual, they perform as well as those without some forms of disability.

Rebecca Morgan is a Customer Success Manager and has been for 2 and a half years.  Rebecca has a particular focus on the Bar.  She is an aspiring Barrister here in the UK and will be sitting the NY Bar exams in 2021.  Rebecca has a deep understanding of the way users interact with our products and has experience across all of our customer segments. 

Charlotte is a barrister with full rights of audience who was called to the Bar in 2011.  She currently works as a financial services dispute resolution specialist at Pinsent Masons LLP.  Before starting work at Pinsents, Charlotte worked in the Bank of England's Legal Directorate having previously completed pupillage at chambers specialising in commercial, common law and criminal regulatory law.

Charlotte’s client’s include key market participants in financial services including some the UK’s leading banks, insurers, pension funds and asset managers.  Her experience ranges from working on the Bank of England’s first Shari’ah compliant liquidity facility to conducting internal investigations for and/on behalf of FCA and PRA regulated firms to acting for clients in multijurisdictional commercial disputes.

Charlotte is currently an elected member of Bar Council and sits on the Employed Barristers Committee and Young Barristers Committee.  She also sits on the Commercial Bar Association's Equality and Diversity Committee.  She has previously been a mentor on the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship programme through the Bank of England and continues to mentor young people who are interested in pursuing a career in law through other programmes.  

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