EXECUTIVE BOARD

CHRISTL HUGHES

PRESIDENT

Christl Hughes is  President of the Leicestershire Law Society, only the second solicitor and the first woman to hold the office more than once. She is also a trustee and immediate past  Chair of The Solicitors’ Charity  (The Solicitors’ Charity.)
Her other current roles are East Midlands Area Representative on the Law Society Council Membership Committee,  Committee Member for Association of Women Solicitors, London and Secretary of Leicestershire Medico-Legal Society. She was Chair of the National Association of Women Solicitors in 2010/11.  Her hobbies include walking and reading novels.

VACANT

CO-CHAIR

Linda Lee is a consultant specialising in regulatory and disciplinary law. Linda advises solicitors on a wide range of matters ranging from compliance issues to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunals (SDT) proceedings, and acts as an advocate before the SDT.

Glynis Wright

GLYNIS WRIGHT

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT & CO CHAIR

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. 

GINA SAMUEL-RICHARDS

DEPUTY VICE PRESIDENT

Gina qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has worked in national and regional firms. She co-founded AGR Law, with the firm receiving recognised status in 2017. Gina is one of 2 directors at the firm. Over the past 18 years Gina has worked with various charities in the Leicester area, as either a Trustee or Legal Advisor to the board. Gina is also a Member at the Attenborough Learning Academy, helping to guide & support the Trust in delivering great education outcomes for children across the city.

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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MATTHEW OLNER

VICE-PRESIDENT

KAUSER PATEL

SOCIETY MANAGER

First Class BA Hons in Marketing Management with industry experience in both public and not for profit sectors.

Kauser is responsible for running the society and is the only person employed by the Society. Kauser’s responsibilities include,  organising and promoting events/courses, maintaining website and social media content along, looking after finance and membership, dealing with sponsorship and patronage amongst other things. Kauser’s specialty is Project Management and Event Organisation.

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