Spokesperson biographies

Our spokespeople are available for interview on a range of issues related to public legal education.

Lisa Wintersteiger, Chief Executive


Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in social welfare law working in the advice and community sector, specialising in public legal education in the context of access to justice both in the UK and abroad. She has been a consultant and researcher in advice needs, international human rights and more recently has been leading public legal education research and programming. She is researching a PhD in law and critical theory and co-convenes clinical teaching at Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London.

Lisa talks powerfully and persuasively about the case for improved public knowledge and understanding of the law, and the impact on human rights, access to justice and community empowerment.


Mary Marvel, Head of Policy and Communications


Mary specialises in translating the law into accessible and engaging materials, drawing on her experience delivering public legal education and advice on the ground in student, community and mental health projects.

Mary can provide excellent real-world insight into common legal issues in areas ranging from the private rental market and benefit disputes, to divorce, and individuals representing themselves in court.


Dada Felja, Head of Education and Training


Dada has spent years working with refugees and asylum seekers, and particularly with Roma communities in the UK, providing a range of support including advice and advocacy, mentoring, education and training.

Dada is well placed to discuss issues relating to minority communities and their experience of complex and multiple legal issues.

Published: 16 October 2018

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