About Legal Cheek
Alex Aldridge is the founder and publisher of Legal Cheek, who also contributes as a regular blogger. Previously he was a columnist writing about law and education for The Guardian, associate editor of Legal Week and a writer for Times Online.
Thomas Connelly is Legal Cheek’s editor. Having completed the BPTC at Northumbria University in 2012 he practised as a County Court advocate for a year before joining Legal Cheek in 2013.
Aishah Hussain is the features editor at Legal Cheek. She read Law at SOAS, University of London, before joining Legal Cheek in January 2018. She edits and manages the Legal Cheek Journal.
Jemina Kauppinen joined Legal Cheek in June 2021 as an events coordinator after completing her Law degree at Birmingham University. She is now working as a freelancer whilst completing the LPC before starting her training contract at Bevan Brittan in 2023.
William Holmes is an editorial assistant at Legal Cheek. He studied French, Spanish and Italian at the University of Bristol, before joining Legal Cheek in June 2021 and is a future trainee at a Magic Circle law firm.
Samuel Jewell is Legal Cheek’s head of student engagement. He studied Law at the University of Bristol, before joining Legal Cheek in August 2021.
Colleen Cumbers is the bar coordinator at Legal Cheek. She studied Classics at The University of Oxford and will be starting pupillage in 2023.
Juliet Griffiths joined Legal Cheek as an administrative assistant in June 2020 and has recently joined the events team as an events coordinator. She studied History at The University of Southampton.
Sophia Hesling is an events coordinator at Legal Cheek. She studied Law at Warwick University before joining Legal Cheek in July 2022, and is a future trainee at Eversheds Sutherland.
Laura Fullwood is an events coordinator at Legal Cheek. She is currently studying Biochemistry at the University of Warwick and joined Legal Cheek in August 2022 as part of a 12-month work placement.
Emily Hinkley is an events coordinator at Legal Cheek. She completed her PhD in molecular neuroscience at the University of Bonn in Germany, and joined the Legal Cheek in August 2022.
Rebecca Hewitt is an events coordinator at Legal Cheek. She studied Law with French Law at the University of Birmingham before joining Legal Cheek in August 2022, and is a future trainee at Mills & Reeve.
Divyansh Sharma is an events coordinator at Legal Cheek. He studied Law at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata, India, and is a future trainee at Baker McKenzie's London office.