Staff Profiles

Phanuel Mutumburi, Business and Operations Director

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

Audrey Ludwig, Director of Legal Services

Audrey leads Suffolk Law Centre (SLC), having led the campaign to establish it to provide access to justice in Suffolk. As well as being Director and Senior Solicitor, she is a practicing discrimination lawyer, heading up our Tackling Discrimination in the East project. She enjoys mentoring legal volunteers and undertaking public legal education. She also collaborates with ISCRE and Suffolk Police on the Suffolk Stop and Search Reference Group and advises on police policy. She sits on the Ipswich Borough Council Equality Panel. She is also a member of Essex Law School Advisory Board. Audrey is also a Director of ISCRE.

Carol Ward, Discrimination Law Advisor

Carol is a member of the Tackling Discrimination in the East project 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

Richard Hinton, Discrimination Law Advisor

Richard is a member of the Tackling Discrimination in the East project 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

Jonathan Parratt, Discrimination Law Advisor

Jonathan is 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

Keiran is 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

Mayuri is 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

Letha is 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. Letha assists 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. She also creates the merchandised material we use in our work

Sharon Lee, Law Advice Clinic Triage Officer  

Sharon is responsible for organisation and coordination of Law Advice Clinic operations and procedures in order to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency, including assisting with the management of legal volunteers

Sue Wardell, Business Development Manager

Sue is responsible for development and implementation of ISCRE’s fundraising and business development strategy and activities in order to secure funding for programme work and organisational core costs.

Sophie Hawkins, Practice/Office Manager

Sophie is responsible for ensuring efficient operation of the ISCRE and Suffolk Law Centre office, and adherence to policies and procedures.

Vivian Mushati, Schools Wellbeing Practitioner

Vivian is responsible for fostering cultural change within schools by providing high-quality emotional wellbeing services to students, teachers, families and extended school communities.

Pippa Banham, Justice First Fellowship Trainee Solicitor

Pippa joined Suffolk Law Centre in January 2019 as a Justice First Fellow Trainee Solicitor, a role funded by the Legal Education Foundation to develop social welfare lawyers of the future and deliver justice for communities. Previously, Pippa was a member of the TDE project.  She will undertake her training in the Law Centre’s discrimination, immigration and housing departments under the supervision of senior solicitors. As part of the Justice First Fellowship, Pippa is running a project to set up Public Law in East Anglia (PLEA), a hub at the Law Centre to address the lack of public law provision in the region.  She will qualify as a solicitor in November 2020.

James Hanlon, Housing Legal Aid Caseworker

James joined Suffolk Law Centre as a housing volunteer in June 2019 and is now the housing caseworker, providing legal advice and assistance via Suffolk Law Centres Legal Aid Housing contract. Prior to this he volunteered as a general adviser specialising in housing advice at Citizens Advice. James has advised on possession proceedings disrepair proceedings, neighbour disputes and harassment cases and homelessness advice and assistance.

Myriam Naoual, Legal Intern/Paralegal

Myriam supports the Director of Legal Services and staff at the Law Centre in the administration and running of Legal Advices Clinic, the Family Law Support Project and the Tackling Discrimination in the East Project. She also undertakes, under supervision, some legal casework duties.

Sharon O’Donell, Mobile Legal Triage Officer  

Sharon’s current role at Suffolk Law Centre is on the “Justice Bus” project which offers a mobile initial legal advice service to people living in rural parts of Suffolk. She visits foodbanks and other community-based organisations to find out about clients’ legal issues, then provides initial legal advice and “brokers” advice from legal specialists where required. SLC are one of the very few charities in the country that take their initial legal advice service out to vulnerable clients living in rural areas to help resolve social welfare legal problems.

Julie Baker, Volunteer Discrimination Law Advisor 

Julie specialises in complaints against the police. She is 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