Chido Mushonga

Trainee Solicitor

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Chido joined the eastlaw team in May 2018 as a Legal Assistant and is now completing a training contract. Chido implements our debt recovery processes, in particular, obtaining and enforcement of County Court Judgments and possession claims and also assists with property matters. Chido has an LLM in international law and has a keen interest in Civil Litigation.

Taiwo Temilade

Trainee Solicitor

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Taiwo joined eastlaw in March 2021 as a Legal Assistant, with previous experience of working in a local government legal environment.  Taiwo has since taken a position as Trainee Solicitor and has gained experience in Litigation, debt recovery, information governance and Property.

Octavia Holman

Trainee Solicitor

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Octavia joined eastlaw as a Trainee Solicitor in November 2021. Octavia graduated from BPP Law School in 2018 and has since gained vast experience working for four years as a paralegal, both in the public sector and in private law firms.  Octavia is undertaking a varied training resume which will include experience in property, litigation, commercial, licensing and planning. Octavia is also advising local authorities responsibilities and duties stemming from the Minimum Energy Efficiency Regulations.

Kirsty Read

Administrative Assistant

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Kirsty has significant experience in Data Protection and Freedom of Information Law and also provides administrative support to the team.


Liz Green

Administrative Assistant

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Liz provides telephony, typing and administrative support ensuring the smooth running of the Legal Team.


Mary-Lou Clark

Legal Assistant

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Mary-Lou joined the eastlaw team as a Legal Assistant in October 2021.  Mary-Lou currently assists with the debt recovery caseload as well as information governance processes.