Margot joined Amicus in 2007 after working for the Bar Pro Bono Unit. Previously she worked in California at the offices of Clarence & Dyer LLP on death penalty appeals alongside white collar crime matters. On returning to the UK she continued in the field working pro bono on Jamaican capital cases while working in re-insurance litigation at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP. She also served on the National Pro Bono Committee and on the organising committee for the UK's first Pro Bono Conference.
Kate joined Amicus in December 2018 from a retail background after completing her degree in English with Creative Writing at Goldsmiths University of London. While at university, Kate contributed to Smiths magazine writing theatre reviews. As a Senior Sales Consultant, Kate gained valuable administrative experience and management skills which have transferred to her Amicus role as Administration Officer. Kate’s responsibilities include management of the Amicus US and UK placement programmes. She is also lead co-ordinator for the student rep groups and Senior Editor of the monthly Amicus newsletter.