Staff Profiles

Phanuel Mutumburi, Business and Operations Director at ISCRE

I am responsible for managing our business and staff on a day-to-day basis, and delivering high quality services and information to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and other relevant stakeholders . I am also the Suffolk Law Centre’s Finance Director.

Audrey Ludwig, Head of Legal Services and Senior Solicitor at Suffolk Law Centre 

I am Head of Legal Services and Senior Solicitor at Suffolk Law Centre, which I campaigned to set up. I specialise in discrimination law cases. I am passionate about access to justice and equality and human rights for all. I like quizzes and debating law on twitter.

Richard Hinton, Discrimination Legal Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre

I am a solicitor in the TDE department dealing with discrimination and employment law matters. I was previously a criminal solicitor and, after a long career break, I returned to law as a volunteer in TDE and subsequently in the role I am in now. I enjoy spending time with my young family, forwarding of green issues, and doing what I can to save the environment and make this world a better place for everyone.

Julie Baker, Trainee Discrimination Legal Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre 

I specialise in complaints against the police. I am part of the TDE team which provides free, confidential advice and representation for anyone who lives or works in Suffolk and who experiences any form of unlawful discrimination at work, or when accessing goods or services. We also provide an outreach service in Norfolk

Ruby Peacock, Discrimination Legal Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre 

I am a Bar Course graduate and will be commencing pupillage in 2022. At Suffolk Law Centre, I assist clients with advice and casework relating to discrimination. I am also part of ISCRE’s Stop and Search Reference Group. In my spare time, I enjoy being outside, hiking and swimming. I also love reading and watching documentaries.

Jonathan Parratt, Discrimination Legal Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre

I am a member of the legal team which provides free, confidential advice and representation for anyone in Suffolk who experiences any form of unlawful discrimination at work, or when accessing goods or services

Keiran Manners, Projects Manager at ISCRE

I am responsible for promoting and improving equality and diversity within some of Suffolk’s prison establishments. The work includes providing guidance on how to deal with incidences of discrimination in prison.

Mayuri Patel, Finance Officer at ISCRE and Suffolk Law Centre

I am responsible for the smooth operation of the accounting systems to ensure that ISCRE and the Suffolk Law Centre remain on sound financial footing.

Letha Evelyn, Information Officer at Suffolk Law Centre

I am responsible for the provision of efficient legal, records management and administrative support to the Tackling Discrimination in the East project, including organising client appointments, outreach clinics and coordinating training workshops. I assist the discrimination advisors with her IT and communication skills, in addition to training the legal volunteers on the case work management system which includes accurate input of data to produce quarterly reports. I also create the merchandised material we use in our work. In my spare time, I enjoy being a fine art artist, sculptor, gospel singer, and sports massage therapist.

Sharon Lee, Community Engagement & Projects Officer at ISCRE

I am responsible for managing the administrative, financial and recording requirements and for the achievement of ISCRE project outcomes through research, creativity and engagement with the community and service providers across Suffolk and beyond.

Sue Wardell, Business Development Manager at ISCRE and Suffolk Law Centre

I am the Business development manager. I am responsible for income generation, which includes grant applications, bid writing, project and impact evaluation, and reporting. I also manage some projects, including the legal advice clinics and justice bus and litigants in person for SLC. Outside of this, I enjoy walking my dog, Archie, amateur attempts at art, ornithology, books, writing, and bringing vintage clothing back to life. I am also a member of the British Button Society.

Sophie Hawkins, Practice Manager at Suffolk Law Centre and Office Manager at ISCRE

I am responsible for ensuring efficient operation of the ISCRE and Suffolk Law Centre office, and adherence to policies and procedures.  I also manage the Legal Aid contracts, requirements and billing, as well as the quality accreditations such as the Specialist Quality Mark.  I deal with Board of Trustee governance, data protection, office management and HR.  In my spare time, I like to spend time with family, listen to music (preferably live) and play computer games.

James Hanlon, Housing Legal Aid Supervisor Suffolk Law Centre

I am the housing legal aid supervisor at Suffolk Law Centre, managing a team of housing caseworkers to provide legal advice and assistance to residents of Suffolk and North Essex. I like my garden and my chickens.

Lucy Davies, Housing Legal Aid Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre 

I am a housing caseworker in the legal aid team assisting clients to resolve their possession, homelessness and housing conditions cases and providing free, confidential advice for other housing issues. Outside my work at SLC, I love running and paddleboarding.

Sabrina Thomas, Trainee Housing Legal Aid Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre 

I am a Trainee Housing Legal Aid Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre. As part of the housing team I assist in providing legal advice and assistance to clients with housing related issues such as homelessness and possession. Among other things, I enjoy travelling, spending time in nature and spending quality time with family and friends.

Sharon ODonnell, Trainee Family Law Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre

I’m Sharon and I’m a Trainee Family Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre. I help clients with a wide range of legal issues related to families and children, for example contact arrangements with children and applications to court. After any advice appointment I’m particularly concerned that clients understand what their options are and their next steps. I’m supervised by a fully qualified and experienced Family Solicitor at Norfolk Community Law Service in Norwich. I’m so pleased to be actively involved in Suffolk Law Centre’s aim of increasing the availability of high-quality free family legal advice in Suffolk. When I’m not working or studying, I enjoy running, swimming, reading and planning stained glass projects.