The Birmingham Law Society team consists of five elected officers and four staff, supported by the board, the council and 13 professional committees.

Inez Brown
(Partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys)

Vice President
Stephanie Perraton
(Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP)

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Deputy Vice President
Tony McDaid
(Chief Executive and Director of Clerking, No5 Chambers)

Joint Honorary Secretary
Stephanie Brownlees
Eden Legal Services LTD

Joint Honorary Secretary
Mariyam Harunah
Squire Patton Boggs


Our staff team is responsible for the day-to-day running of Birmingham Law Society, including the management and administration of its events, training programs and membership database.

Head of Operations
Rebecca Lynch

Head of Operations
Rebecca Lynch

Administrator, Marketing and PR Lead
Tasha Keen

Training & Events Executive
Denise Harnett

Membership Co-ordinator
Johanna Sahi-Proto


The role of the board is to oversee and support the elected officers and staff in upholding the values of Birmingham Law Society, protecting the interests of its members and setting its future direction.

Board members are appointed at the request of the chair, and ratified by the Council.

Dee Kundi
Knights Plc

Vice Chair and Finance Director
Ben Henry
(Partner, Jonas Roy Bloom)

Ex Officio as President of the Society
Inez Brown
(Partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys)

HR / Equality & Diversity Director
Karen Bailey
(Principal Solicitor, Bailey Wright & Co)

PR and Media Director
Laura Daly
(Associate, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors)

Board Director
Tony McDaid
(Chief Executive and Director of Clerking, No5 Chambers, Deputy Vice President)

Ex-Officio as Past President of Birmingham Law Society
Linden Thomas
(Senior Lecturer, in-house Solicitor and Acting CEPLER Director, University of Birmingham)

Committee Director
Rav Hothi

Professional Development Director
Nisha Panchal (Learning and Development Manager, Harrison Clark Rickerbys)


The role of Council is to represent the members of the Society in overseeing the activities of the Board. Comprised of 38 members, the Council is a diverse and representative sample of our membership as a whole.


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