As founder and charity lead, Camilla is the driving force behind Not Beyond Redemption, not only utilising her extensive experience as a solicitor, but her professional reputation and influence in the global legal and enterprise community to build the profile and awareness of the cause.
Camilla is one of the leading family lawyers practicing in the UK and advises on the full breadth of family law, including separation, divorce, cohabitation, civil partnerships, international child abduction and other disputes involving children. She has won numerous accolades and is recognised internationally as a specialist in her field, as well as being an award winning businesswoman. As a young lawyer, Camilla carried out legal aid work and took on child cases, which she says not only shaped her career, but fuelled her determination to make a difference. She established her law firm – Camilla Baldwin – in 2005.
Bruce Mauleverer QC
We are delighted that Bruce has accepted our request to be first Founding Trustee and Chairman of Not Beyond Redemption. Bruce has had a great deal of experience as a Trustee over the last twenty years, having been a trustee of UNICEF UK, where he was involved with numerous campaigns to protect children from all kinds of hardship and disadvantage. These campaigns focused on child soldiers, child labour, sexual exploitation and children disadvantaged by HIV and AIDS. With his long-time engagement with charities, coupled with his legal knowledge, Bruce also became one of the first trustees and Chairman of an international children’s charity, The Listen Charity. He was Chairman of the Jubilee Sailing Trust and is now Vice-Chairman of a medical research charity.
Bruce started his career in law as a barrister in 1969 at Inner Temple and took silk in 1985. He was a Recorder of the Crown Court from 1985 to 2003 and was nominated as Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple in 1993. He practised at the Bar in England for 30 years.
Bruce was a Deputy High Court Judge of the United Kingdom (1993-2003) and has wide expertise in International Law. Bruce has held the positions of Honorary Secretary General (1986-1993) and Vice Chairman (1993-2015) of the International Law Association, of which he is currently the Patron.
Bruce has considerable experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution. At the Bar, he appeared in many arbitrations and sat as an Arbitrator, both in the UK and abroad. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a former member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. He was a representative of the London Court of International Arbitration until 2002. He became a CEDR Accredited Mediator in 2013.
Lady Elizabeth Toulson
We are delighted to have Lady Toulson CBE DL as a trustee.
Lady Toulson read law at Liverpool and Cambridge before being called to the Bar in 1974 and becoming a member of the Inner Temple. She was invited to become national chairwoman of the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (now the RVS) in 1993 and after six years, for which she was awarded the CBE, she left and became national chair of the Children’s Society for 3 years. Lady Toulson was a Governor of Charterhouse School for 16 years and of its sister foundation, Sutton’s Hospital, for four years.
She founded and chaired the relational prison charity Time for Families in 2004 and now works as an assessor for the Hardman Trust. This charity awards grants to long term prisoners who meet the criteria, for training and equipment when they leave custody.
Lady Toulson was a trustee of the Elizabeth Finn Trust and the Music of Life Foundation, together with chairwoman of the Nyika Vwaza Trust. She was a governor of Queen Elizabeth Foundation for the Disabled for many years and still assists with major fundraising for it.
Whilst based in Surrey, Lady Toulson was its High Sheriff for 2009/10 and was made a Deputy Lieutenant thereafter. She chaired the Guildford Cathedral Council for 3 years and was appointed a Lay Canon there. She is Patron of the Marriage Foundation and worked as an advisor for the Citizens Advice Bureau in Surrey for 16 years. She is a patron of Street Angels in Guildford, which supports and assists young revellers out and about in that Town at week ends. Lady Toulson is currently working with a focus group of deputy lieutenants in Surrey learning about and looking at the causes of and escalation in domestic violence and the work of women’s refuges to support and shelter victims.
Lady Toulson is the widow of the former Supreme Court Judge, Lord Toulson. She has four married children and is a grandmother of nine.
Keith is a Chartered Accountant with more years than he cares to remember working in SMEs across a variety of industries and sectors and specialises in financial management and planning for smaller organisations. Previously, Keith was a governor at his children’s primary school, a trustee of an adoption charity, and trustee and treasurer of a medical research and training charity where he now works part-time as head of finance. He also works part-time at a property investment business.
Having been introduced to Not Beyond Redemption, Keith was eager to join and help as in his own words, ‘the criminal justice system just isn’t working and particularly so for women, especially those with young families’.
Keith is married to a Pilates instructor and has three children.
Ravi Kaur Mahey
Ravi is a Solicitor and Partner at Duncan Lewis Solicitors and has practised family law for nearly 20 years. She is a specialist in her field, being a member of the Law Society Children Panel and working in all areas of children law. She is committed to pro bono work in these challenging times, which is led by her team of 30 Solicitors and paralegals. Ravi is a staunch defender of legal aid and continues to work in this sector, determined to make a difference to young lives.
Ravi has spent many years championing women and their causes, firstly within her own culture which she recognised in the early 90’s as requiring some radical reform. Supported by her parents, Ravi played cricket/athletics for her high school team which was not then considered acceptable for a young Asian woman. This was the beginning and has led to being heavily involved in causes defending women’s rights, human rights and charitable activities which continue to this day. Ravi is a mother to two children, who remind her every day of the importance of the work she does.
We are delighted to have Ailsa Alexander as a Founding Trustee.
Ailsa is a Training & Compliance Manager and Associate Director at Douglas & Gordon.
Ailsa has spent most of her teenage and adult years getting involved in charitable exploits, mainly in a sporting capacity. This has seen her run a half marathon in Sierra Leone, walk 100 km non-stop through the South Downs and coach hockey in a South African Township. She is also the liaison between her company and their partner charity, so has experience and an interest in Corporate Social Responsibility. This, along with a self-proclaimed love of organisation, will enable her to help us raise money and reach our goal of expanding our service to all women’s prisons over a five-year period. Her interest in prison reform derives from her father, who was HM Chief Inspector of Prisons in Scotland and is now Chairman of the Scottish Prison Service Advisory board.
We are delighted to have Emily as our youngest Founding Trustee. Emily left Charterhouse School in 2018 and is currently a student in her third year at the University of Bristol, studying Ancient History.
Emily is an active fundraiser and has been helping with Not Beyond Redemption since 2019, undertaking many initiatives, including delivering furniture and household supplies that had been donated to the charity to a pro bono client who had recently left prison,but whose daughter was not permitted to live with her until her flat was furnished.
Emily has also been involved in the branding and marketing for the charity, organising the design and production of t-shirts and hoodies to be sold to raise money. Emily’s energy and enthusiasm is put to good use as she represents the voice of the younger generation.