Legal Advice Centre

Governance

Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Management Board

The Management Board is the primary management body of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (LAC). It meets regularly and advises the LAC Directors on the implementation of strategic and operational matters at the LAC. It focuses in particular on risk management, and supporting performance and delivery across the range of activities engaged in by the LAC. It reviews progress against agreed strategies and plans, funding and budget and advises on significant issues being managed by the LAC Directors.

Composition

LAC Advisory Board

The purpose of the LAC Advisory Board is to advise on the LAC’s overall strategy and direction including new external developments; ensuring the LAC continues to be at the cutting edge of clinical legal education, providing LAC graduates with the necessary skills relevant to a wide range of employment fields; ensuring the work of the LAC complements and supports the objectives and work of the Queen Mary law department, in particular the developments of practice focused degrees and programmes, as well as developing links with the profession, the voluntary sector, and other stakeholders; to monitor progress on, and champion the work of the LAC within, the Law Department and externally; advising on the LAC’s external image, identity and positioning; and advising on fund-raising opportunities.

Composition

  • Chair: Professor Nigel Spencer
  • School of Law and LAC alumni: James Alao
  • School Manager, School of Law: Nerys Evans
  • Clinical Legal Education/Fundraiser Adviser: JeremyTobias-Tarsh
  • Legal Professional Adviser: Yvonne Kramo (Barrister, 15 New Bridge Street Chambers and former supervisor)
  • Legal Professional Adviser: Alexandra Whiston-Dew (Solicitor at Mishcon de Reya and current supervisor)
  • External Stakeholder: Kamal Ali (School Teacher/Street Law Adviser)