Brand Ambassadors

Brand Ambassadors are the first point of contact for students looking to keep up with events of a particular law firm. Feel free to email anyone below about anything you need regarding the firm they represent and they will get back to you as soon as possible with what you need!

 
 
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Andrew Spence - University of Law

My name is Andrew Spence and I am currently in my second year studying LLB Law. This year I will be your Campus Representative for the University of Law, one of the oldest established providers of specialist legal education in England and Wales. If you think a career in law might be for you, either as a solicitor or a barrister, and you have any questions about the LPC, BPTC, GDL or MA in Law, you can look out for me on campus, or email me at as2724@york.ac.uk

 
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Cassandra Travis-Bobey - The Lawyer Portal

Hey! My name is Cassandra, I’m a third-year law student and I am The Lawyer Portal student ambassador for York! The Lawyer Portal can help provide free guides and information which will help you get a head start in your legal career. To learn more, check out ‘The Lawyer Portal – University of York’ on Facebook or you can email me at: catb500@york.ac.uk.

 

Chidozie Kachi-Agwu - Aspiring Solicitors

My name is Chidozie Kachi-Agwu and I am currently a third year Law Student at the university. I am Campus Ambassador for Aspiring Solicitors, an organisation focused on promoting diversity amongst law firms. They do this by assisting students from different backgrounds with vacation scheme and training contract applications. Aspiring Solicitors also runs a range of events over the course of the year which are dedicated to improving your legal skills, knowledge and commercial awareness when applying for graduate schemes. For more information on Aspiring Solicitors follow the University of York Aspiring Solicitors page on Facebook. Alternatively email me at cka503@york.ac.ukfor any information.

 

Megan Ineson - Legal Cheek

Hi guys, I’m Megan and I’m currently a second year Law student. This year I’m your brand ambassador for Legal Cheek! For anyone who doesn’t know who they are, Legal Cheek are a legal news and careers advice website. They run a lot of student events with Law firms and my job this year will be to make you aware of these and participate in them! You can find details for these events and other legal news on the following Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Legal-Cheek-University-of-York-105797177441209/?ref=bookmarks
If you have any questions about Legal Cheek or their events, feel free to email me at mi710@york.ac.uk
I’m looking forward to working with Legal Cheek and hopefully meeting lots of you this year too!


 
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Hilkiah Adebanjo - Legal Cheek

Hey everyone, my name is Hilkiah Adebanjo and I am also a Legal Cheek Campus Ambassador for this year. Stay up to date with all the best legal articles, careers information and events taking place near our University.

Make sure to like our Facebook page @Legal Cheek - University of York and message or email me at ha851@york.ac.uk if you have any questions.

 

Andreas Paleokrassas - Reed Smith

Hi,
My name is Andreas Paleokrassas, I am a third year law student and I will be the campus ambassador for Reed Smith this year. Reed Smith is an international law firm which has won various awards for its Vacation Scheme and its Diversity & Inclusion programmes. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have at ap1609@york.ac.uk

 
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Annie Tam - BPP

Hi my name is Annie and I am the BPP campus ambassador along with Joe Collins. BPP University Law School is a professional legal education provider, where you will go and do an ‘extended year of Uni’ on practical legal skills. If you need any help in choosing a provider, feel free to approach me for a bias yet honest view about how amazing BPP is. Alternatively, we can just have a chat about what the LPC, SQE and other on-campus/ in-house events that are available to you. We provide for 60 top law firms with exclusive partnership, which provides a much more intense and integrated network for you to get you foot in the door of the firm of your choice. Our workshops focus developing key competencies that make you a successful lawyer.
In the mean time, please join our group @Offical BPP Law School - University of York to stay on top of everything and mean EVERYTHING.

 
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Joe Collins - BPP

Hi, my name is Joe Collins and I’m the BPP Campus Ambassador alongside the wonder Annie Tam.
BPP is one of the leading providers of postgraduate legal qualifications. As Campus Ambassador I shall be focusing on promoting the fantastic reputation BPP has in the legal sector, particularly the Bar.
As an aspiring Barrister myself, I will be happy to answer any questions on your journey towards the Bar and how BPP can best support you in that journey. Keep an eye out for events BPP run throughout the year. These will not only support your course, but your careers as well.

 

Chelsie Brandrick - BARBRI

I’m Chelsie, a third year law student, representing BARBRI as a brand ambassador for the academic year of 2019/2020.
About BARBRI: They prepare 40,000 law graduates each year to take the bar exams in New York and California, by offering personalised study plans, flexible studying and expert mentor support. Pursuing legal qualification in the US can give you global relevancy, improve your employability prospects and enable you to distinguish yourself from other applicants.
Contact: cb1708@york.ac.uk - If you have any questions about the company I represent or events that will be running, please email me.

 
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Samuel L Jackson - Deloitte

Hi, my names Samuel L Jackson and I’m will be the law campus ambassador for Deloitte this year. For the first time Deloitte are launching their Training Contract Programme which is distinctly different to other providers. If you want to be apart of a company which not just centred around proving legal advice but using tech to give innovative solutions, Deloitte is for you!
Please check out our first event:
Deloitte ACE
Date: 28/10
Time: 18.30-19.30
Location: Room LMB/030X, Law and Management Building, University of York, Freboys Ln, York YO10 5GD
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you have: slj531@york.ac.uk or stop me for a chat if you see me around!

 

Minoas Vitalis - Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons is a world-class international law firm in tune with the world of business. They are constantly adapting to maintain their place as global leaders which is illustrated perfectly by the numerous awards and accolades they receive every year.
My name is Minoas and I will be representing Simmons & Simmons this year. My job is to offer information on the many different events that are taking place over the upcoming academic year. I'm so excited to have been given the opportunity to represent Simmons & Simmons on campus and act as a bridge between my fellow students and this innovative law firm.
Email: mv628@york.ac.uk
Website: http://graduates.simmons-simmons.com/
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about Simmons & Simmons.

 

Binal Raval - Baker Mckenzie

My name is Binal Raval, I am in my second year studying History. I am delighted to be representing Baker McKenzie for this academic year. Baker McKenzie is a global firm, with a friendly and inclusive working environment. With 78 offices in 46 countries, cases are almost always multi-national or cross-border in nature. If you are interested in working for an innovative and friendly law firm, please do not hesitate to contact me on the email address below! I look forward to this year!
br771@york.ac.uk

 
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Grace Littlewood - Norton Rose Fulbright

Hi guys I’m Grace! I am the Campus Ambassador for Norton Rose Fulbright this year🤗
NRF is part of the global elite and an industry-leader in sectors such as infrastructure, energy and finance.
This year we will be putting on a number of events for both law and non-law students, with our first being the drinks reception on the 29th October. All updates will be posted in the ‘Norton Rose Fulbright at York 2019/20’ facebook page which I recommend joining!
If you have any questions, feel free to message me on facebook, pop for a chat at the law fair or email glcl500@york.ac.uk ☺️