JPaul Passport Photo – 12.10.2019
Mr Jean-Paul LAWRENCE TAMPU-EYA, BA LL.B. LL.M. PhD (Law Res.), winner of Hackney’s Ron Devoti Award on 05 March 2011 for his services to the London Borough of Hackney Residents, was born in the Congo in 1964.
Employment & Career:
He works as a lawyer for CARA where he defends the legal rights of poor people who cannot afford a lawyer and helps them to save their homes, keep their jobs and protect their loved ones. He advises on immigration, debt, welfare, housing and other legal matters.
Before working for CARA, Mr Lawrence worked with several law firms, including the Middlesex Legal Centre, Kumar and Co. Solicitors, Ronald Fletcher Baker and Co. Solicitors and Ulasi Solicitors where he built up a wide range of experience and knowledge.
Mr Lawrence was educated at the University of East London (UK) where he is credited with a Doctor of Philosophy (Law Res.) after successfully gaining a Master of Laws degree with Merit (all marks ranging from 60% to 78%) in 1999 and LL.B. (Hon’s) Law Degree (2:2) in February 1997. He also obtained a BA (Hon’s) Politics and International Relations (2:1) from the University of Westminster (London) in 1999.
He can speak, read and write 7 different languages fluently, including French, Lingala, Kongo, Mbala, Yansi, and English. – http://www.cara-online.org/