YLAL's committee steers and coordinates YLAL's work. Committee members have responsibilities for YLAL's communications, mentoring scheme, jobs page, blogs, press, and more


Lucie Boase (co-chair) is a trainee solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen in London. She co-ordinates YLAL's Membership Support activities. 



Ollie Persey (co-chair) is a barrister at the Public Law Project, having trained there as a Justice First Fellow. He is responsible for leading YLAL's legal aid policy work.



Katie McFadden (co-chair) is a trainee solicitor working primarily in criminal appeals at GT Stewart in London. She has a particular interest in appeals relating to imprisonment for public protection sentences and sentences imposed upon young people. She co-ordinates YLAL's Social Mobility work. 


Siobhan Taylor-Ward is a solicitor and former Justice First Fellow at Merseyside Law Centre in Liverpool, working in benefits, housing and public law. She is joint co-ordinator of YLAL Liverpool and the Social Mobility sub-group, and sits on the Access to Justice Committee for Liverpool Law Society.



Emily McFadden is an abuse solicitor at Bolt Burdon Kemp in London. She looks after YLAL's membership administration. 


Anna Jemmison is a criminal defence solicitor at Hodge Jones and Allen, in London.




Tara Mulcair is a solicitor in the civil actions department at Birnberg Peirce in London. She specialises in inquests and civil actions against the police, prison service and Home Office.




Audrey Cherryl Mogan is a criminal barrister at Garden Court Chambers in London.  



Samuel Coe is a criminal and family law barrister at KCH Garden Square in Nottingham. He jointly coordinates our meetings in the Midlands. 



Emma Trevett is a paralegal at Irwin Mitchell specialising in public law and human rights. She also works at the Bristol Law Centre. Emma helps to organise YLAL meetings in Bristol.



Chloe Lee is a Justice First Fellow and pupil barrister at Spire Barristers in Leeds, specialising in family and court of protection law. She is in our Membership Support team and is joint co-ordinator of YLAL Leeds.



Ruth Mercer is a trainee solicitor and Justice First Fellow at Southwark Law Centre, working in immigration, housing and welfare rights law. She looks after YLAL’s mentoring scheme. 



Faith Rowan is a trainee solicitor at Moss & Co Solicitors, working in crime, housing and welfare benefits. 




Bartholomew Dalton is a criminal defence solicitor at TV Edwards in London and specialises in representing defendants with mental health issues.



Adam Riley is the projects coordinator at the UCL Centre for Access to Justice. He also works as a legal advisor in social security matters. He will start pupillage at 3 Hare Court in October 2020. He helps to coordinate YLAL's parliamentary engagement. 



Becky Kingi is a New Zealand-qualified solicitor, who works at the Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit, in Sheffield. She helps to coordinate YLAL's parliamentary engagement. 



Malvika Jaganmohan is a barrister at St Ives Chambers in Birmingham. She specialises in family law. She is in our Membership Support team. 



Aaqib Javed is a caseworker at Advocate, and future pupil barrister at Spire Barristers. He is in our Membership Support team. 


Anna Renou is a solicitor specialising in crime at ITN Solicitors. 




Ciara Bartlam is a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers in Manchester. She is part of our Membership Support Team.  



Megan Millar is a BPTC student at City University. She is a future pupil barrister at 6KBW. She helps to coordinate YLAL's parliamentary engagement. 




Crash Wigley is a BTC student at Cardiff University and a future pupil barrister at Civitas. They co-ordinate the work of YLAL Cymru.