Meet the Committee

If you would like to become a member of the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division you can contact any of the committee members on the details below.

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Elizabeth Russell

Elizabeth Russell

Joint Chair

I am currently the Joint Chair of the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers although I have served on the committee in various other role for the last three years. I graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2013 with First Class Honours. In 2015, I completed the LPC  at the University of Law with a Distinction. I qualified as a Solicitor earlier this year and I specialise in Employment law and Litigation.
 
Keshia Bushay-Ellis

Keshia Bushay-Ellis

Joint Chair

I am a solicitor at Witts Moloney. I have been on the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers committee for three years. As Joint Chair, it is my responsibility to oversee the running of the Division and encourage all committee members to create social events for junior and aspiring lawyers through fun, relaxed and enjoyable events. Please contact me if you would like to be added to our mailing list or would like to know about upcoming events.

 

Tom Axon

Tom Axon

Treasurer

I am the Treasurer of Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers. I was previously the Chairperson in 2018 and Vice Chair in 2017. I qualified as a Solicitor in 2017 and specialise in property at a Hertfordshire based firm.
Lizzy Trueman

Lizzy Trueman

Herts Law Society JLD Rep

I graduated from the University of Westminster Law School in 2017 with a First Class Honours in Law LLB, and in 2018 completed the LPC and LLM Masters of Law in 2018 with Distinction. I am currently a Trainee Solicitor at SA Law in St Albans, and look forward to representing the Junior Lawyer Division and liaising with the Hertfordshire Law Society.
In my free time I love to cook, and I believe the greatest memories revolve around the kitchen.
Joe Colley

Joe Colley

National JLD Herts Rep

Joe is a law graduate and a recent LPC and LLM Masters of Law graduate from the University of Law in London. He is currently a trainee solicitor at Machins Solicitors within the private family team.
Prior to commencing his training contract, Joe gained experience in corporate, criminal and compliance law, both in-house and for law firms.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys travelling, cooking and walking his French bulldog, Hugo.
Aisling Hayward

Aisling Hayward

Social Sec

I am currently working as a Team Administrator at Debenhams Ottaway Solicitors while undertaking my GDL.
I have been participating in events for the last couple of years and I am looking forward to undertaking the role of social secretary this year and organising events for the Herts JLD.
Supriya Kumar

Supriya Kumar

Social Sec

I was previously our Paralegal Representative and I have this year taken up the role of Social Secretary on the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division Committee. I am currently a Trainee Solicitor at Debenhams Ottaway LLP in their Private Client team.
I have enjoyed organising and participating in events during the last two years, and I am looking forward to continuing to promote the Herts JLD through networking events, meeting new members, providing support to fellow members and assisting in organising future events. 

 

Leigh Yoxall

Leigh Yoxall

Student & Paralegal Rep

I am a Property Litigation Paralegal in the Property Dispute Resolution Team at SA Law based in St Albans.
I graduated with a BA Dual Hons in Law and English Language and most recently I studied the CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast-Track diploma at the University of Westminster Law School. I have worked in PI, fraudulent PI, both commercial and residential property and I was the PA and Paralegal for Mr Jeffrey Gruder QC.
I hope to meet like-minded individuals on the committee and help paralegals and students by being their liaison for any concerns and queries about the legal sector that they may have.