SCL University Ambassadors and Student Ambassador Scheme

An SCL initiative to promote tech law to students

We are keen to hear from SCL members who would like to take on the role of University or Student Ambassador. 

Details of the resources that SCL provides to students free of charge appear below.

SCL University Ambassadors

Birmingham University Ambassador
Karen Yeung
Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics
Birmingham Law School & School of Computer Science

Bristol University Ambassador
Ed Boal
Senior Associate and Head of Digital Media & Technology 
Gregg Latchams LLP

Huddersfield University Ambassador
Ghazala Koosar
Addleshaw Goddard

King's College London University Ambassador
Roger Bickerstaff
Partner, Bird & Bird LLP

Leeds University Ambassador
Mark Lumley
Partner, Shulmans

Leeds Beckett University Ambassador
Mark Lumley
Partner, Shulmans

University of Leicester Ambassador
Mark Leiser
Lecturer in Law

Queen Mary University of London
Laura Edgar
Director of the Distance Learning Programme in Computer and Communications Law

Newcastle University Ambassador
Gareth Yates
Partner, Ward Hadaway

The Open University Law School
Francine Ryan
Lecturer in Law- Open Justice 

Reading University Ambassador
Adrian Aronsson-Storrier
Lecturer in Law, School of Law

Sheffield University Ambassador
Kiran Chand
Legal Director
Bond Dickinson LLP

Sheffield Hallam University Ambassador
Kiran Chand
Legal Director
Bond Dickinson LLP

Southampton University Ambassador
Neil Brown
Senior Lawyer and Academic

Sussex University Ambassador
Professor Chris Marsden
Professor of Internet & Media Law
Sussex Law School, University of Sussex

The British University in Egypt Ambassador
Mohamed N. Elguindy
Program Director, Cybercrime
Faculty of Law, The British University in Egypt

University of East Anglia
Karen McCullagh
Course Director, LLM Media Law, Policy & Practice

UEA Law School, University of East Anglia


The University of Law at Moorgate
Raphael Uribe
Paralegal, W Legal Ltd

The University of the West of England
Dagmar Steffens

Director of Academic Law

Principal Lecturer, Law


The University of Edinburgh
Dr. Lachlan Urquhart
Lecture in Technology Law

The University of Essex
Dr. Mohammed Khair Alshaleel
Lecturer and Director of Student Experience

SCL Student Ambassadors:

If you are interested in becoming an SCL University Ambassador please contact

Zoe Christodoulou LLM Student
Queen Mary University of London
Recipient of the SCL Student Bursary Award 2017

Laura Martin
PhD Student
University of Strathclyde

Alex Hum
LLM Student
London School of Economics 

Vera Vasilenko
LLM Student
University of Edinburgh

Christopher Ireland
Law with International Legal Studies LLB
Southampton University

Pippa Mckernan
LLB Student
Bournemouth University

Cat Gould
LLB Student
University of Leeds

Farri Gaba
MEng Student
Imperial College London

Dania Dibaje
LLM Student
University of Sussex

Luana-Elena David
LLB Student
University College London

Jade-Amanda Laporte
LLB Student
The City Law School, City, University of London

Salli LaBelle
LLB Student
Open University

Viraj Ananth
LLB Student
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

Kathryn Toomey
LLB Student
University of Cumbria

Sharonya Singarajah
LLB Student
University of Westminster

Esme Nicholas, Simpreet Kaur, Evelyn Gan, Victor Omoniyi
LLB Students
University of Manchester,,,
Victor's Linkedin Profile

Simpreet's Linkedin Profile
Esme's Linkedin Profile

Alexander Tweeddale
LLM Student
Leiden University

Sara Moon
LLB Student
University College London

Eden Tayyip
LLB Student
University of Exeter  

Laura Graham, Sonny Lee, Rand Al Ramini
LLB Students
University of Edinburgh,,
Laura's Linkedin
Rand's Linkedin

Yuliana Diaz, Paulina Ornerlas
LLM Students
University of East Anglia ,

Nabeel Durrani
GDL Student
Cardiff University

Jacob Bennett
LLB Student
University of Essex

Sonalakshi Naidu
LLM Student
University of Sussex

SCL Student Ambassador Scheme:

Who should apply? Full-time students who have a passion for tech law, who are enthusiastic and proactive and would like to help SCL to promote its work to the university they currently attend.

Part of the role is to connect with the students at your university and encourage them to get involved with forthcoming SCL student initiatives such as:

We are looking for students who can communicate their enthusiasm for tech law to other students and encourage them to be involved with SCL.  

What makes a good SCL Student Ambassador?

  • A passion for Tech Law
  • Commitment and reliability
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills 
  • A positive approach
  • A good sense of humour

Benefits of Student Ambassadorship:

  • Mentoring scheme (All student ambassadors will be assigned to a mentor who will be a qualified lawyer specialising in tech law)
  • Free attendance at SCL events (reasonable travel costs covered by SCL for those studying outside of London - available on application)
  • Access to thought-leaders working in the tech law space and unparalleled networking
  • Opportunity to influence the content of future SCL student events

If you are interested in applying, please send a brief CV and supporting email to

The Sir Henry Brooke Student Essay Prize 2019
If you are a student (undergraduate, taught postgraduate, or research postgraduate) currently registered at an accredited academic institution or legal practitioner training course and you seriously want to advance your career in tech law then this is an obvious step that you can take to further your hopes of a future career in tech law.
The closing date for entries is 17.00 hours on Monday 25 March 2019. Read more here

Free Benefits for Students in full-time education 

Free student access to the entire content of this site: Free membership for UK students in full-time education: SCL provides free membership for UK students in full-time education with a valid email address. Join SCL If you have any queries about SCL membership please contact the SCL office on Tel: 0117 9041242 or Email

For full-time academics, SCL offers a reduced membership fee of £50. This offers full access to all the benefits of full Professional membership including a hardcopy of C&L magazine and attendance at SCL events at the concessionary rate.

Also see: Special Deal for Trainees

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