Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division

MJLD Committee 2019/2020

The new MJLD Committee has been chosen from the membership! The full list below:


Andrew Ball – Weightmans LLP

Vice Chair

Mark Owen – Hill Dickinson


Naomi Fathers – Brabners


Steven Butchart – MSB

Social Representatives

Thomas Hampson – Jackson Lees

Laura Moore – Weightmans LLP

Leila Isajevaite – Weightmans LLP

Daniel Hall – Bermans

Education Representatives

Hannah Bickley – Broudie Jackson Canter

Daniel Hall – Education

Press & Publicity Representatives

Chelsea Kearns – Jackson Lees

Molly Brislen – Weightmans LLP

Rachel Taylor – Broudie Jackson Canter

Sponsorship Representatives

David Tarttelin – MSB

Katie Tunstall – Jackson Lees

Charity Representatives

Dee Lawless – Morecrofts

Erin Spadafora – Morecrofts


Next Event

Our next event is scheduled forĀ 21 November 2019.

Keep an eye out on our social media channels or in your emails for further information!





Welcome to the website of the Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division!

The Merseyside JLD is an independent association affiliated to the National JLD. It strives to provide an educational and professional support network for young lawyers in the Merseyside region and is equipped to represent the views and opinions of its members on a national level.

As a committee, the Merseyside JLD provides a wide range of services, including networking opportunities through its social and sporting events, educational talks and seminars, work experience and charity fundraising. The Merseyside JLD encourages members, irrespective of age or qualification status, to participate in all that it has to offer.

The Merseyside JLD encourages members, irrespective of age or qualification status, to participate in all that it has to offer. With the help of sponsors many of the Merseyside JLD events are free of charge and provide a fantastic opportunity for junior lawyers to become involved in the wider Merseyside legal community. These events also provide scope for sponsors looking to target legal professionals in the area. If you are interested in taking advantage of a sponsorship opportunity with the Merseyside JLD, please visit the Apply to Sponsor page of this site or email

Membership is free and open to:

  • Enrolled students (ie, with enrolled student status of the Solicitors Regulation Authority);
  • Paralegals;
  • Trainee Solicitors; and
  • Solicitors who have been practicing for up to five years.

If you are interested in joining the Merseyside JLD and being notified of its events, please complete the application form on theĀ Membership page of this site.

Should you have any other enquiries or comments, please contact the Chair, Andrew Ball, via email on

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