Marie-Joelle joined Bolt Burdon Kemp in August 2018 as a paralegal in the child brain injury team and helped seriously injured children and their families to help secure compensation and rehabilitation from their injuries. She started her training contract on 1st October 2019
Marie-Joelle studied Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University and graduated in 2016. She enjoyed problem-solving, logical reasoning and formulating arguments, which led her to complete the GDL and LPC at BPP University.
Prior to joining Bolt Burdon Kemp, Marie-Joelle worked as a legal assistant at an immigration firm where she gained valuable transferable skills, such as being approachable and flexible. Marie-Joelle also was a student adviser at the BPP Pro Bono Clinic where she solved legal issues for clients and managed their expectations in an empathetic and transparent manner.
Marie-Joelle is passionate about helping others and has worked on a variety of humanitarian projects, where she has travelled to India and Honduras to support communities in need.
Marie-Joelle is on secondment to Bolt Burdon until April 2021.