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Student CELP Members


Jade Jones

Jade Jones is a postgraduate researcher at Cardiff University. Alongside the Student Steering Committee Jade leads and administers Student CELP. Jade’s doctoral thesis is focused on the development of a legally binding marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Arctic high seas. Research interests include Polar Law, Law of the Sea and Indigenous Peoples Rights. Jade is a member of the Centre of Environmental Law and Policy, a student fellow at the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Centre and has written blog posts for Take Five – The Arctic Institute’s news roundup.

Student Steering Committee

Maja Wojczak

Megan Parker-Williams

Nikolaos Margaritis

Olivia Thomas

Shivendra Kanagasabai

Vishnusri Palanisamy Sumithra Lakshmi

William Rowlands

Student CELP Editorial Board

Student editorial positions to be announced shortly.

Student Members 2023/24

Abby Ho

Abby Ho is a first-year LLB Law student. Abby’s interests include commercial environmental law, specifically delving into greenwashing and animal welfare.

Aeden Rooney

Aleksander Ignaciuk

Aleksander Ignaciuk is a second-year LLB Law and French student. He is keen to explore the field of environmental law and is particularly interested in the transboundary implications of pollution and the relationship of pollution and economic development.

Arwa Al Zadjali

Austin Hill

Beth Conlin

Connor Anderson

Danyal Jillani

Darcie Simmonds

Eloisa McGoldrick

Eloisa is a second-year LLB law student and an aspiring commercial solicitor. Eloisa has recently completed stage one of the environment pro bono project and is looking to develop her awareness of environmental issues and knowledge of environmental law through active membership of Student CELP.

Emily Wager

Florence Strawford

Hollie Milsom

Jeremiah Kenyanjui

Laila Dawelbeit

Lowri Adams

Maja Wojczak

Marine Cornut

Megan Parker-Williams

Megan Parker-Williams is an aspiring criminal barrister and student on the Bar Training Course at Cardiff University.

Molly Venables

Myles Thain

Nada Koulaouzos

Nada is a first year LLB Law student. Nada’s current legal interests include environmental law impacting animal welfare, environmental technology and family law. Nada is keen to develop her knowledge of environmental law through collaborative research with fellow CELP members.

Niav Calvert

Nikolaos Margaritis

Nikolaos Margaritis is a final year LLB Law Student. Nikolaos’ main areas of interest include Corporate and Environmental law, particularly the potential nexus between the two, and Criminal Justice Reform. Nikolaos is currently an editor with the Cardiff Law Review and a student-partner with Ohmidaze Productions under the auspices of ‘The Arts Partnership’. Nikolaos is also active on X.

Nazeera Shafleena Binti Shafii

Olivia Scott

Olivia Thomas

Olivia Thomas is a third year Law and Politics joint honors student at Cardiff University. Olivia hopes to pursue a career related to Environmental Law or Politics. Olivia has previously participated in the Cardiff University Environmental Law Foundation probono scheme with Guy Linley-Adams. Olivia’s research interests are primarily focused on climate justice and government responses to climate change.

Rabia Khan

Shivendra Kanagasabai

Sophie Williams

Vishnusri Palanisamy Sumithra Lakshmi

Vishnusri Palanisamy Sumithra Lakshmi is a second year law and politics student. Vishnusri’s current legal interests include business and commercial law, environmental law and technology law.

William Rowlands

Will Rowlands is a third year LLB Law student who has elected to study Environmental and Human Rights Law. Will is an aspiring barrister and hopes to specialize in Environmental Law after completing his Bar Training Course at Cardiff next year. He has been involved in numerous areas of Environmental Law already, such as representing Cardiff University in the DLA Piper Sustainability Moot, tackling issues involving sustainable coffee bean farming in Ethiopia, something that he wishes to research further during his time with the Student CELP. Over his next two years at Cardiff Will hopes to develop Student CELP into a leading platform for student-led legal and policy research.

Ysabel Vieira Pestana

Student CELP members 2022/23

To view Student CELP members from the 2022/23 cohort, please see here.