LDD Committee members

 Jane Burton

Jane is the chair of the division. She has been a member of the LDD executive since 2008, first as an honorary secretary, and then as a deputy vice-chair. Jane is the LDD representative to the JLD National Committee.

Yasmin Sheikh

Yasmin is the vice-chair of the division and new council member for disability. She is a disability consultant, coach and trainer who helps organisations perform more effectively and with confidence. She worked at Clyde & Co LLP as a lawyer for 10 years.

David Merkel

David, a former longstanding council member, has been a member of the LDD since its launch as the Group for Solicitors with Disabilities in 1989. He is responsible for keeping the profile of disabled lawyers and their needs high on the Law Society agenda.