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.

Carol Ward, Discrimination Law Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre

I am 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 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.

Jonathan Parratt, Discrimination Law 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, Advice Clinic Triage Officer at Suffolk Law Centre

I have been working at the law centre for 10 months as the Triage Officer and Receptionist.  I’m usually the first point of contact and the person that books all of the appointments, I’m always happy to help.

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/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.

Vivian Mushati, Schools Wellbeing Practitioner at ISCRE

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

Pippa Banham, Solicitor and Former Justice First Fellowship Trainee Solicitor at Suffolk Law Centre

I was Suffolk Law Centre’s first trainee solicitor, funded by Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship scheme. I qualified as a solicitor in December 2020 having completed seats in housing, discrimination, immigration and public law.  I hope to stay at Suffolk Law Centre as a legal aid lawyer providing access to justice for our clients.  I am often also found at the beach and supporting the arts, sometimes at the same time.

James Hanlon, Legal Aid Caseworker at 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.

Nick Mason, Trainee Housing Caseworker at Suffolk Law Centre

I work on legal aid cases relating to eviction, disrepairs, and other housing matters. In future, I hope to be a barrister in property and public law. I am an avid guitarist and occasional mandolin player.

Myriam Naoual, Paralegal at Suffolk Law Centre

I am currently working part-time whilst studying the Legal Practice Course. I am an EUSS Immigration Adviser and I also lead the Family Support Clinic. In the future, I would like to be a solicitor working in social justice. Outside of law, I enjoy baking and exercising.

Sharon O’Donell, Mobile/Extended Legal Triage Officer  at Suffolk Law Centre

Hello I’m Sharon and I’m a Mobile/Extended Legal Triage Officer (bit of a mouthful!). I go to places that vulnerable clients feel safe in, such as foodbanks, and help them to identify legal problems then arrange specialist legal advice for them. I often work with clients who have a number of legal problems, such as housing and family, and I’m particularly concerned that vulnerable clients understand what their options and next steps are after receiving their legal advice.

Beth Chalcraft, Legal Intern/Paralegal at Suffolk Law Centre 

I am a law graduate from the University of Birmingham. I mainly work on discrimination cases in the Tackling Discrimination in the East Department. In the future, I plan to undertake the Bar Course. In my spare time, I enjoy trampolining and going to the gym.

Georgia-Mae Chung, Legal Intern/Paralegal at Suffolk Law Centre

I am a recent Bar Professional Training Course graduate and I aspire to be a barrister. My main area of interest is public law. At the Law Centre, I assist with discrimination, family, and housing casework. I am particularly experienced at dealing with clustered legal issues. Moreover, I help to scrutinise the legality of anonymous stop and search forms and to present concerns at Stop and Search Reference Group meetings. I also assist ISCRE with their website and social media campaigns. Outside of law, I enjoy running, reading, and going to concerts.

Tomasz Sikora-Pouivet, Legal Intern/Paralegal at Suffolk Law Centre

I take charge of reception work and assisting in Housing and Discrimination casework. I joined SLC as I want to support an institution devoted to access to justice, equality and human rights. Outside of law I am interested in archeology and history. I am a fan of Zawisza Bydgoszcz (My hometown club) and Tottenham Hotspur.

Oliver Edwards, Legal Intern/Paralegal at Suffolk Law Centre 

I support legal casework for clients with clustered legal issues and discrimination at the Law Centre. I have a personal interest in Judicial Review and challenging the rise of Automated Decision Making. In my spare time I can be found riding my bike(s) and seeing live music.

Julie Baker, Volunteer Discrimination Law Advisor 

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

Hana Suzuki, Justice First Trainee Solicitor on Secondment 

I am a Justice First Trainee Solicitor who is currently on a 6 month secondment to Suffolk Law Centre. I work for NCLS and I am currently working in the discrimination team. I play touch rugby in my spare time.