Trainees, Paralegals and Office Manager

Hannah Norman - Senior Paralegal

Hannah Norman

Hannah graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) in Geography.  She joined Richard Buxton as a paralegal in September 2013, having spent 3 years at Ashtons Legal in Cambridge, where she had been working in the Private Client department, assisting in the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney and in the administration of estates. 

Since joining Richard Buxton, Hannah has assisted on a variety of environmental and planning judicial review cases, at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court stages, including conservation matters, action against specific planning applications and challenges to Core Strategies and Local Plans.  

 

 

Kath Kusyn - Office Manager

Kath Kusyn joined Richard Buxtons in February 2016 as an Administrator. Kath previously worked for Eversheds LLP as a Legal Secretary in the Real Estate department and also the Company Commercial department. Kath is also studying part time for a BSc (Hons) in Psychology with the Open University but very much enjoys working in the Public & Environmental area of Law. As well as Administration, Kath looks after the accounts and the day to day running of the office.

 

 

Rebecca Stewart – Paralegal

Rebecca is a paralegal who will become a trainee Solicitor with the firm in summer 2020. She joined Richard Buxton Solicitors in May 2017 and has been involved in a broad range of legal matters in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. She is experienced in assisting with planning judicial review cases and has drafted a variety of legal documents which have led to successful outcomes. 

Rebecca has also worked on a number of cases concerning the deregistration of commons and village green applications, as well as on local plan, nuisance and licencing matters.  

Rebecca is currently studying the Legal Practice Course at BPP University. She read English Literature at the University of Warwick for her undergraduate degree and subsequently completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP in 2019.

 

Kiran Maher – Paralegal

Kiran graduated from Anglia Ruskin University in 2018 with an LLB (Hons). She joined Richard Buxton Solicitors as a paralegal in August 2018 and is currently studying the Legal Practice Course part time at CILEX Law School.

Since joining, she has assisted in a number of judicial review cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal, including in relation to fracking, industrial farming operations, and residential developments. Kiran hopes to undertake a PhD in environmental law.

 

Alix Pery – Paralegal