The Committee

Our Executive Committee members hail from all walks of life and are from all corners of the globe, but we’re all united by a collective commitment to Pro Bono. Find out more about who we are, our role in the society, and how to get in touch below!

Matthew Ferguson

President

Matthew is a final year law student and an incredibly proud Torontonian and Canadian. He is an avid volunteer and proponent of social justice and democratic engagement. He is beyond excited to run an exceptionally talented, passionate, and ambitious committee this year.

Email me: president@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Tereza Kamari

Vice President (Society)

Tereza Kamari is a second-year Global Law student from Athens, Greece. She wishes to use her position as VP of Pro Bono to gain leadership experience in the field of law, while simultaneously having the opportunity to provide access to justice to those who are unable to afford it in a plethora of ways.

Email me: vicepresident@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Aya Nahhas

Vice President (Placements)

Aya Nahhas is a third year Law LLB student from London. She hopes to create opportunities for students to partake in Pro Bono initiatives aimed at supporting the community and increasing access to justice – all whilst gaining an insight into the legal field.

Email me: placementsvicepresident@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Eleni Noisiou

Administrator and Treasurer

Eleni Nousiou is a final-year law student from Greece. As the Admin and Treasurer of the Pro Bono Society, she wishes to facilitate the optimal operation of each of the Society’s departments, and thus help the society perform its dual role of both assisting people in need and equipping its members with skills necessary for successful future legal practice.

Email me: admintreasurer@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Shelly Arad-Allan

Placements Co-Manager

Shelly is a final year law student from Tel-Aviv, Israel. Her passion to help the community and those in need motivated her to join the pro-bono society. Working as a manager in the placements department enabled her to help out the less fortunate to receive legal aid. This is through running the free legal aid clinics and providing students the opportunity to get involve, gain legal experience and give back to the community.

Email me: placements@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Louise Lichtenberg

Placements Co-Manager

Louise Lichtenberg is a second-year Law student from London, United Kingdom. She recognises her privileges and through Pro Bono selflessly pursues the use of those advantages to broadening the mission to justice for those disadvantaged in society.

Email me: placements@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Lorenzo Razzano

Placements Co-Manager

Lorenzo Razzano is a third year Law LLB student from London. He strongly believes that justice should be accessible to everyone, but sadly acknowledges that this is not the case for those most vulnerable in society. Through the placements department, he hopes to encourage students to participate in certain opportunities that would inspire them to increase access to justice for those who need it the most.

Email me: placements@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Ayanna Nayar

Human Rights Manager

Ayanna Nayar is a second year LLB Law student from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As an individual who is passionate about community service and volunteering, she believes that the QM Pro Bono Society is the perfect platform to continue with her journey in this area. Through her position as Manager of the Human Rights Department, she aims to inculcate the same passion in members while raising awareness regarding the various human rights related issues existing currently.

Email me: humanrights@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Andreea Ienei

Street Law Manager

Andreea Ana Ienei is a second year Global Law Student from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She views the Pro Bono society as the society which values your current understandings of law by giving you the platform to use them for the benefit of the society. In a world where you are made to feel that you are never enough, she finds the values of the Pro Bono society to be a vital motivator for a future professional, and I look forward to extending the work of the society in advocating for fair employment.

Email me: streetlaw@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Seika Osafune

Equality in Leadership Co-Manager

Seika Osafune is a second-year Law student from Singapore. She is passionate about encouraging and pushing for diversity and inclusion within the Pro Bono Society as pro bono work in the legal industry often represents a diverse group of people.

Email me: equalityinleadership@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Tasmyn Ong

Equality in Leadership Co-Manager

Tasmyn Ong is a third year Law LLB student from Brighton, UK. She is Co-Manager of the Equality in Leadership Department and the Professional Public Relations Consultant. Her dedication to Pro Bono initiatives is shown through her Baker McKenzie “Community Champion” Award for her Pro Bono and volunteering commitments. She is passionate about educating, empowering and supporting students from all backgrounds in their career progression

Email me: equalityinleadership@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Mikhayla Georgy

International Placements Co-Manager

Mikhayla Georgy is a second-year Law and Politics student who has grown up in multiple countries, but was born in Sydney, Australia. She wishes to use her position in the Pro Bono Society to help offer free legal support, in order to tackle the prevalent human rights issues we face today on a local and international scale. In addition, by collaborating with like-minded people who share the similar passions and interests, Mikhayla aims to raise awareness of these issues while broadening the society’s global exposure.

Email me: internationalplacements@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Emily Sophia Green

International Placements Co-Manager

Emily Green is a final year law student from London, UK. For her, pro bono is all about widening the net of access to legal help, a necessity that is currently too often a privilege. She is excited to manage the International Placements Department and increase access to justice on not only a national, but global, scale.

Email me: internationalplacements@queennmaryprobono.co.uk

Sonja Rapčanová

Public Relations Manager

Sonja Rapcanova is a final year Law student with Slovakian blood but has been calling UK her home for 10 years now. She will be the PR manager for the next academic year and is excited to make law and the society’s work more accessible and engaging for everyone.

Email me: publicrelations@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Sebastian Wong

Green Law Manager

Sebastian Wong is a third year student studying Law with Business hailing from Hong Kong. He aims to use his voice as Green Law Manager of the QMPBS to educate the masses on the imminence and importance of the climate crisis as well as how we can improve on it through law, policy and activism.

Email me: greenlaw@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Courtney Pham

Charities Manager

Courtney Pham is a second year Law student from Calgary, Canada. As manager of the Charities department, she aims to give back to local boroughs as much as possible in order to aid disparities and unfair circumstances in the community.

Email me: charities@queenmaryprobono.co.uk

Martinius Enzell Tangen

Social Secretary

Martinius is a third-year LLB student. He is originally from Oslo, Norway but has also briefly lived in Hong Kong. He is interested in legal aid, criminal reform and improving access to the law, both in the UK and internationally. As Social Secretary, Martinius’ priority is to help create an inclusive and fun environment, through hosting both casual events such as pub quizzes as well as educational workshops on topics such as mental health and diversity.

Email me: socialsecretary@queenmaryprobono.co.uk