Meet the Legal Advice Centre team

Sally Gill 

Centre Director/ Solicitor and Principal Lecturer and Law Employability lead

Sally Gill joined the School of Law at the University of Greenwich in November 2013 to establish the Legal Advice Centre within the School of Law and Criminology. Sally's practice is employment law principally, although she has developed experience in family law since opening the clinic, together with housing, welfare benefits and small business.  Sally brings considerable experience to Greenwich - prior to joining the School of Law, she worked at the University of Law Legal Advice Centre supervising advice work undertaken by postgraduate students and trainee solicitors from the City, where she established an employment telephone advice line. Sally was the winner of the 2010 "Wig and Pen Prize" from the City & Westminster Law Society for her work with pro bono clients at the University of the Law and at the Mary Ward Legal Centre. Sally worked with the Law Association of Zambia in 2009 and 2010 in the development of a model for law school pro bono projects and the development of a certification route for paralegals. Since starting at Greenwich Sally's experience has extended to other areas of law including; family, housing, small business, and certain welfare benefits.

Beverley Witter 

Supervising Solicitor and Law Teacher

Beverley Witter worked for Citizens Advice as an administrator, and then an advice worker, before studying law.  After training in a high street firm, she joined Shelter Legal Services (London) as a Casework Support Officer.  Beverley then took up the role of solicitor at the Mary Ward Legal Centre (Holborn) where, as a Legal Aid Franchise Supervisor, she set up the Welfare Benefits department whilst representing clients at Social Security Appeal Tribunals and on appeal before a Commissioner.  Throughout her employment at the Mary Ward Legal Advice Centre, Beverley also worked as a housing lawyer representing clients at court and as a duty solicitor.  For a short while, she trained and practised as an employment lawyer before returning to the housing department due to funding cuts.  Beverley brings to this clinical setting her wealth of practice experience and her commitment to social welfare law.

Martha Hunters 

Administrator

Martha is the Legal Advice Centre administrator. Martha has recently successfully completed the Legal Practice Course and intends to qualify as a solicitor.