EXECUTIVE BOARD

BUSHRA ALI

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.  Bushra is on the membership sub-board at the Leicestershire Law Society (LLS). She was winner of the LLS Solicitor of the Year award both in 2012 and 2016. She is now Vice-president of the LLS.

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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Glynis Wright

GLYNIS WRIGHT

VICE 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. 

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.

Originally from Yorkshire Jonathan studied for his degree in Leicester and, having spent a year in Chester at the College of Law he returned to Leicester to commence his articles in 1987. Following qualification Jonathan spent 10 years practising in Loughborough before moving back into the city in
2000. 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.

Matthew Olner - Honorary Treasurer

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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Imogen Cox - LLS President

KAUSER PATEL

MANAGER

A First Class Graduate in Marketing Management and with industry experience within this area. Kauser specialises in not for profit, charities and public sectors.

Kauser is responsible for running the society, looking after the activities of the Society, including organising events/ courses, looking after finance and membership, dealing with sponsorship, patronage, marketing and volunteer management along with other areas.

Kauser is the only person employed by the society and has the key role to manage all volunteers, and to make sure all works are in line with the Strategic Business Plan and within budget.

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