Black Letter Law Directory | 2015 | Lawyers in the Public and the Not-for-Profit Sector

This sub-section lists the lawyers in the public and the not-for-profit sector of African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minority ancestry.

Raj Alagh

Raj Alagh is the Borough Solicitor for the London Borough of...

Shami Chakrabarti CBE

Shami Chakrabarti CBE has been the Director of human rights organisation Liberty since 2003. In July 2011 she was appointed a panel member of the Leveson Inquiry - the Judicial Inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the Press, including phone hacking, which closed in July 2012. In...

Gifty Edila

Gifty Edila is the Corporate Director of Legal, HR and Regulatory Services at the London Borough of Hackney. Previously she spent seven years as the first female and the first ethnic minority Director of Law and Administration at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the wealthiest local...

Doreen Forrester-Brown

Doreen Forrester-Brown is the Head of Legal Services at Southwark Council since July 2009 and she is also the local authority's statutory monitoring officer since June 2012

Shareen Gault

Shareen Gault is the Legal Advisor at Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. She was previously the Legal and Compliance Manager at the Student Loans Company’s headquarters in Glasgow. Shareen won the Young In-House Lawyer of the Year at the British Legal Awards in 2010, beating lawyers from IMI...

Abraham Ghebre-Ghiorghis

Abraham Ghebre-Ghiorghis is the Head of Law at Brighton & Hove City...

Katie Ghose

Katie Ghose is the Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society and the former Chair of the Yes to Fairer Votes campaign in the 2011 referendum on the Alternative Vote. The Electoral Reform Society's current campaign areas include local government reform in England and Wales, House of Lords...

Bhupinder Gill

Bhupinder Gill is Head of Legal Operations at Solicitors Regulation Authority. Until 2013, he was also a Director at BSG Management and Consulting Limited. Prior to this, Bhupinder was Assistant Director of Legal and Contitutional Services at Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council where he spent 10...

Asmat Hussain

Asmat Hussain is the Assistant Director of Legal & Governance for the London Borough of Enfield...

Vinod Joshi

Vinod Joshi is a Commercial Manager at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (via BAE Systems Applied Intelligence). He was previously Commercial Procurement Manager at the UK Ministry of Defence. He has also worked extensively on legal and IT and Outsourcing for a variety of organisations...

Sheldon Mills

Sheldon Mills is the Director of Mergers for the UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) where he is responsible for the management of the OFT’s competition, markets and consumer policy work, including the day-to-day delivery of the OFT’s merger caseload, management of the mergers group and...

Jaswant Narwal

Jaswant Kaur Narwal is the Chief Crown Prosecutor (CCP) for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) South East since January 2014. Previously she had been CCP for Sussex, Lincolnshire and the Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor...

Grace Ononiwu OBE

Grace Ononiwu OBE is the Chief Crow Prosecutor for the West Midlands. She has previously been the Chief Crown Prosecutor for the East of England and a Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor in London. In 2005 she became the first black Chief Crown Prosecutor of African/Caribbean origin. Grace...

Yinka Owa

Yinka Owa has been the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services at the London Borough of Hackney Council since January 2011. Previously she had been a legal partner - akin to being a joint Head of Law - at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council since July 2008 and before...

Sanjay Prashar

Sanjay Prashar is currently the Interim Service Director Legal and Democratic Services for Bristol City Council. Immediately prior to this he was the Executive Head of Legal and Democratic Services at the London Borough of Sutton and the Deputy Head of Law at the London Borough of Barking and...

Portia Ragnauth

Portia Ragnauth is currently the Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for the South East. Portia joined the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in the 1980s, having completed her pupillage at the Bar and worked for a number of...

Neeraj Sharma

Neeraj Sharma is Director of Legal Services and Monitoring Officer of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council. Sandwell's Legal Services were finalists in the 2010 Local Government Chronicle awards. In April 2010 her team also retained its LEXCEL accreditation, with a series of "good practice"...

Thelma Stober

Thelma is Head of Legal and Company Secretary at the Local Government Association (LGA), a national organisation that supports and promotes local government. In addition to her role at the LGA, Thelma is also a board member, senior public sector solicitor and mediator for the Sanctuary Group, a...

Eldred Taylor-Camara

Eldred Taylor-Camara has been a deputy partner - akin to being joint deputy head of Law - at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham since September...

Baljit Ubhey OBE

Baljit Ubhey OBE was made the Chief Crown Prosecutor (CCP) for the London Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the largest CPS area, in October 2013, working her way up from a CPS traineeship. She received an OBE in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to the CPS and in 2008 she...

Nicola Williams

Nicola Williams is the Service Complaints Commissioner for the Armed Forces, based in London since January 2015. She is a barrister and has been a Crown Court Recorder since 2010. Before her latest appointment, Nicola was the Complaints Commissioner for the Cayman Islands since...