Sarah Bowden

Local Government Lawyer

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Sarah is a Solicitor with over 10 years experience as an in-house lawyer in the public sector and joined eastlaw in 2018. Her main areas of expertise and interest being in commercial contracts and public procurement. Sarah also acts and advises in relation to intellectual property and data protection matters.

Hema Patel

Trainee Solicitor

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Hema joined eastlaw in November 2019 as a Trainee Solicitor.  Hema previously worked in private practice where she gained significant experience in civil litigation.


Emma Mason

Senior Legal Assistant

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Emma oversees the smooth running of the case management system and implements the practice’s progressive ideas and projects. Emma also has significant experience of debt recovery, Data Protection and Freedom of Information Law.

Kirsty Read

Administrative Assistant

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Kirsty has significant experience in Data Protection and Freedom of Information Law and also provides admin support and cover for the Senior Legal Assistant in her absence.

Liz Green

Administrative Assistant

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

Chido Mushonga

Legal Assistant

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Chido joined the eastlaw team in May 2018 as a Legal Assistant. 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.