Michelle.L Hynes aka @legaleaglemhm is a multi-award winning Graduate in Law. She graduated from the University of Glasgow with LL.B (Hons) in 2009 and with Diploma in Legal Practice in 2011.During her time at University from 2005 – 2011 she was awarded several prizes and awards.
The Elizabeth Aitkin Award for Acheivement in 2005, by University of Glasgow
The Scottish Adult Learners Award 2006 – Scottish Television and Grampion television
Finalist in the Dean’s Cup mooting competition 2006 – University of Glasgow
Winner of the Dean’s Cup mooting competition 2007- University of Glasgow
Awarded The Semple Mooting Prize 2008- The Royal Faculty of Procurators
Represented Glasgow University in the Annual Sheriff Moot 2008
Winner of the Law Society of Scotland’s – What future leaders say… competition 2010
Winner of Sheriff Moot 2010 – Glasgow -v-Strathcylde
Michelle retrained as a lawyer following a long and successful career as an International Marketing and entrepreneur ( founder of two small business ventures).
Michelle joined niche law firm www.roadtrafficlaw.com in 2009 as Business Development Manager and paralegal preparing caes for the defence of road traffic prosecutions in Scotland under the guidance of specialist road traffic solicitor Graham Walker.
Michelle’s interest in Business and Technology led to her decision, in 2011 to pursue a further qualification in Intellectual Property Law . She commencde reading for the LL.M Masters in Intellectual property law and the Digital economy in 2011 at University of Glasgow. She will continue with this over the coming year and hopes to pursue a PhD in Technology and Intellectual property law at a later stage in her career.
A serious health matter briefly interupted her life at the end of 2011 when she was diagnosed with a life threatening heart problem and she underwent open heart surgery for a cardiac triple bypass in December 2011. This meant that she would take several months to recover and resume her career.
Now recovered, Michelle is unergoing a period of travel before returning to work as a Trainee Solicitor in August 2012.
Michelle will be joining Cloch solicitors as a trainee solicitor with a focus on advising entrepreneurs, businesses, women in technology, digital media companies on matters relating to Intellectual property and E-Commerce.
This will be done under the guidance and supervision of two times Intellectual Property Lawyer of the year Philip Hannay , an expert in this field.
Michelle’s passions are her children ,Law,business, communications, space and art. She lives in Glasgow’s West end and has a fondness of Glasgow University where she was President Of the Mature students Association .
You can follow Michelle at twitter @legaleaglemhm or email her at email@example.com