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Matilda Kapala

Matilda Kapala

Legal Assistant

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff Professional Services


Matilda Kapala is a Legal Assistant at NLS Legal, her work is primarily focused on providing administrative support and assistance with delivering IP advice to SMEs, start-up businesses, and voluntary sector organisations within the D2N2 area.

Matilda’s duties are:

  • dealing with enquiries from clients, students and any other internal or external communications.
  • assisting in compiling and maintaining databases, systems and spreadsheets to assist in the production of key performance indicators and statistical data.
  • supporting the administrative work associated with IP related activity, assisting in risk and compliance procedures.
  • assisting in arranging NLS Legal events, including; assisting and supporting the administration of promotional activity and administration of client files.

Career overview

Matilda graduated from NTU with First-Class Honours in LLB Law in 2022. She joined NLS Legal as a student volunteer in 2020 and went on to complete a placement year with NLS Legal in her 3rd year of University.

In addition Matilda was one of the 2021-22 Outreach Advice Project Leaders, Co-Chair of the Student Pro-bono Committee and Social Security Volunteer.

She is currently undertaking the Part Time LLM Legal Practice Course alongside her Legal Assistant role.