EXECUTIVE BOARD

Glynis Wright

GLYNIS WRIGHT

PRESIDENT

Glynis Wright is the founder and sole Director of Glynis Wright & Co Solicitors who are a Leicester based legal practice specialising exclusively in family law matters. Glynis retrained in law at the age of 42, was made a partner in a local firm of solicitors 3 years after qualifying as a solicitor and then 3 years on again she set up her own specialist legal practice. 

CHRISTL HUGHES

VICE PRESIDENT

Christl Hughes is a Trustee and Chair of the Awards Committee for SBA -The Solicitors’ Charity.
Her other current roles include Legal Consultant and Trustee for the Gender Identity Research & Education Society, supporter of the LawCare helpline, East Midlands Area Representative on the Law Society Council Membership Committee and Committee Member for Association of Women Solicitors, London. She was Chair of the National Association of Women Solicitors in 2010/11. Her hobbies include walking and reading novels.

MEHMOODA DUKE

CHAIR

Mehmooda took up office as President of Leicestershire Law Society on 21st May 2015.  She has, for the last few years been an active and vibrant member of the LLS, supporting the local legal profession and promoting the region as a centre of legal excellence.

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KRISHNA KOTECHA

DEPUTY VICE PRESIDENT

 Krishna is the Deputy CEO at Moosa-Duke Solicitors, where she specialises in Medical Negligence . She  is the Deputy Vice-President of the Society and also sits on its Litigation Sub Board. Krishna’s other current role is Secretary of the Midlands Asian Lawyers Association.

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MATTHEW OLNER

MATTHEW OLNER – HONARARY TREASURER

Matthew qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and joined Nelsons in 2000. Matthew specialises in medical negligence claims and inquests. At the Society Matthew is responsible for over seeing all the finances.

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BUSHRA ALI

IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENT

Bushra Ali is the Founder of Bushra Ali Solicitors where she is the Sole Director, leading a Firm specialising in UK Immigration Law. Having initially qualified as a barrister, she subsequently cross-qualified as a solicitor. She is accredited at Senior and Supervisory level under the Immigration Asylum Accreditation Scheme. She was winner of the LLS Solicitor of the Year award both in 2012 and 2016. She is now Vice-president of the LLS.

JONATHAN FOSTER

PAST PRESIDENT

Jonathan is a Partner at Josiah Hincks Solicitors and specialises in Family Law and has been an active member of the committee of the Leicestershire Law Society for many years and chaired the Events Sub-Board.

In 2018 Jonathan joined Josiah Hincks as a Partner in the Family team. Jonathan is determined to continue to promote the aims of LLS whilst also uniting members of the profession locally and ensuring that, as with the national Law Society, LLS promotes, supports and represents it members.

Lucy Miller - Marketing and Events Administrator

LUCY MILLER

ADMINISTRATOR AND MARKETING OFFICER

2019 Graduate in Sociology and Criminology with digital marketing experience and an interest in events co-ordination.

Lucy is responsible for running the society and is the only person employed by the Society. Lucy’s responsibilities include,  organising and promoting events/courses, maintaining website and social media content, looking after finance and membership, dealing with sponsorship and patronage. Lucy’s speciality is digital marketing, specifically social media and content management.

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LATEST NEWS

200 Lawyers and Judges come together for huge celebration! A glittering evening co-hosted by LLS and MALA

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Leicestershire Law Society and Midlands Asian Lawyers Association were delighted that over 200 guests attended a fabulous dinner at [...]

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November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

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LLS 2019/2020 President: Glynis Wright

July 29th, 2019|0 Comments

In May 2019 Leicestershire Law Society held their Annual General meeting at Provincial House, New Walk and after a [...]

Immediate Past President of LLS: Bushra Ali

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