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Meet the Open Justice team

Open Justice team photoThe Open Justice team manage the Open Justice Centre and activities. You can find out more about the team members below.

Kate Bandy

Pro Bono Manager

Kate is the manager of the Open Justice centre, and previously worked in project management. She is responsible for coordinating the work of Open Justice, and supports the work of the Law Clinic and the public legal education activities.

Dr Emma Jones

Lecturer in Law

Emma originally qualified as a solicitor and dealt with both contentious and non-contentious construction and technical contract claims. She also undertook pro bono work, including mentoring law students at a local law clinic. Emma is currently chair of W360 Justice in action. Her research interests focus on the role of emotion and wellbeing within legal education and legal practice.

Hugh McFaul

Lecturer in Law

Hugh is lecturer in law and a non-practising barrister. He is responsible for the operation and supervision of the Open Justice Public Legal Education activities.

Francine Ryan

Lecturer in Law

Francine originally qualified as a solicitor and specialised in complex litigation claims. She was involved in pro bono work supervising trainee solicitors at a local law clinic. Francine is responsible for managing the Law Clinic. Her research interests focus on legal education in particular online learning and the impact technology is having on the legal profession.

Contact us

For further information, or if you have a question which is not covered online, please get in touch with the Open Justice team.