Meet the Team
The Leducate team is comprised of 6 people, each passionate about the Law and education. Read below to find out more about them!
Adam Kayani is Trustee Chair and Director of Leducate.
Adam completed his law degree at the University of Nottingham, where he served as President of the Bar Society and volunteered as a mentor to younger students. He has also completed the BPTC and an LLM in Professional Legal Skills at City Law School.
He has previously volunteered with Legal Action for Women, assisting vulnerable women dealing with issues ranging from ratifying their immigration status to regaining primary care of their children from the care system.
Adam currently also works as a County Court Advocate with LPC Law, while on the hunt for a pupillage in a family law chambers.
Daniel Ogilvie is Deputy Director and Trustee of Leducate.
He graduated from the University of Nottingham with an LLB in Law, having served as Treasurer and Vice President of the University's Bar Society. Daniel's chief accomplishment was leading a trip to the ICC, ICJ and ICTY in The Hague.
Daniel has been a Civil Servant since graduating. Through the Fast Stream, he has worked in project management, trade policy, estates and crime policy.
Olivia English is the Trustee Secretary and Compliance Officer for Leducate.
Olivia completed her law degree at the University of Nottingham, where she participated in pro bono volunteering projects. These included devising and teaching human rights-related courses to sixth form students in both Nottingham and Ghana.
Olivia spent a year working as a Casework Assistant at Amicus, the fair trials charity. There, she helped to progress a large casework project, as well as undertaking some of the charity’s administrative tasks, fundraising and event organisation.
Currently, Olivia is working as a Paralegal at Bright Line Law, a barrister law firm specialising in financial crime. She is also studying part-time for an LLM in Human Rights Law at Queen Mary, University of London.
Kieran is the Finance and Information Technology Officer for Leducate.
Kieran has always had a passion for education, organising and delivering classes teaching various music disciplines right through to his educational career. Kieran read Law at the University of Nottingham, where he was involved in various societies including the Bar Society and Mooting Society.
Leaving university Kieran worked for a year at The Royal Free Charity, working in and around the hospital group. Whilst at the charity, Kieran was part of a two man team to build a care home project designed at reducing time elderly patients spent at hospital.
Kieran is currently working as a Paralegal at National Legal Service, a family law firm specialising in domestic violence, care and legal aid work.
Ceri Blower is the Partnership and Development Manager for Leducate
Ceri has completed a Bachelors in Development and Sustainability, a Masters in International Law, a Graduate Diploma in Law.
Ceri is certified as a Civil and Commercial Mediator.
In the legal field Ceri has worked as a paralegal and practice manager in a boutique civil and human rights firm, and as a paralegal at a silver circle law firm in London.
Her legal pro bono activities cover working on the Grenfell disaster, at the Free Representation Unit in both employment and social security, as a legal advisor for Legal Action for Women at the Crossroads Women Centre, as a pro bono human rights consultant for a charity operating in South Africa and she has worked for the Law Society’s International Action Team advocating for the rights of human rights defenders.
Ceri currently also works as a County Court Advocate with LPC Law and is looking for a common law pupillage.
Nicoleen Wong is Leducate’s Design Officer.
Her experiences holding committee roles on the University of Nottingham’s Pro Bono Society, Bar Society
and the Association of British and Chinese University Students, as well as those gained as a volunteer for thePersonal Support Unit in the Nottingham County Court, were invaluable to her for developing her skills,
growth and drive to effect positive change through the provision of practical, accessible support and information.
As an intern for a Public Relations and Communications firm and later at a US-based startup, she gained experience in marketing, communications, design and content creation.
Nicoleen currently supports students with their academic development at a range of levels as a private tutor.