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Meet the Committee

Nicola Rubbert


Nicola joined the Committee in April 2014. Nicola enjoys welcoming new members, getting to know members and sponsors, co-ordinating and hosting events and chairing the Committee.

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Nicola is the in house solicitor for Nimax Theatres in the West End. Prior to joining Nimax, Nicola was a Trainee Solicitor and then an Associate at Fujioka Law in Moorgate and then went onto become Partner at Jamieson Alexander in Blackfriars. Nicola read Law at Swansea University and attended The University of Law in Guildford for the Legal Practice Course.

In her spare time, Nicola enjoys going to the theatre, live music, dancing, yoga, Pilates, spinning, outdoor fitness classes, hiking, stand up paddle boarding, climbing, socialising with friends and travel. 


Oliver Haddock

Vice Chair

Oliver joined the committee in January 2016 as an events officer. He became Vice Chair in September 2017.

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Oliver is an Associate in the Commercial Disputes team at RadcliffesLeBrasseur.


Mike Gorski

Treasurer and JLD National Committee Representative

Mike is a Trainee at Santander UK plc, having completed seat in Capital Markets and Commercial Contracts (Payments, Innovation and Operations) .

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He studied International Law at undergrad and completed his LPC (although there was a small break there to tour across Europe) before joining Berwin Leighton Paisner’s banking and insolvency team. Mike has subsequently moved to Santander, where he spent two years prior to commencing his training contract working in both Business and Wealth Management Divisions.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys going to theatre and gigs, “debating” politics, any outdoor activities and planning his next skiing trip.


Leah Aschettino

Secretary and Charity Representative 

Leah is an Associate at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP and joined the Committee in 2018 when she made the move from Cambridgeshire to London.

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Leah takes on the role of the Committee’s Secretary and is also the Charity Representative. The Committee is a proud sponsor of South West Law Centres and LawWorks and Leah is tasked with arranging the charitable elements of events organised the Committee.

Leah read Law at Nottingham Trent University and went on to train at Greenwoods GRM. Leah qualified in 2017 into the Employment Department where she acted solely for employers. Leah now works at Slater and Gordon where she represents employees on a wide range of diverse matters.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys exploring the restaurant scene in London, reading, travel and socialising with friends.


Grace Bovill

Events Co-ordinator and Charity Representative

Grace is Head of the Housing at Wainwright & Cummins LLP.


Anita Hodea 

Anita joined LYLG in May 2019.

Anita is currently studying her LPC at BBP Holborn before commencing her Training Contract at Dechert in 2020. 

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Anita read Law and also completed her LLM in International Law and International Relations at the University of Bristol. 

In her spare time, Anita enjoys trying new cafes, being outdoors, going to the gym and watching theatre and comedy shows.

Amber Parslow

Membership & Events Co-ordinator

Amber joined LYLG in February 2019 and is a Membership & Events Co-ordinator.

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Amber is a Paralegal at Baker McKenzie who is currently applying for training contracts in London. Amber graduated from Cardiff University in 2017 with a First Class Honours in Law and Criminology. Amber joined LYLG in February 2019 and is a Membership & Events Co-ordinator.

In her spare time, Amber enjoys going to the theatre and travelling. Amber is particularly passionate about social mobility in the legal profession and is an active member in BakerOpportunity – Baker McKenzie’s diversity focus group.

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