• Mark Bainbridge

    Mark Bainbridge

    Executive Director

    Mark joined the LCF staff team in January 2019 after studying at Union School of Theology, but having been a member of the LCF since 2006. He qualified as a solicitor 1997 and then specialised in Employment and Equality Law. Mark currently works part-time as a partner with Edward Connor Solicitors advising churches and Christian charities. He lives by the coast in South Wales near Cardiff and attends Freeschool Court church in Bridgend.

Students and Young Lawyers

  • Felipe Carvalho

    Felipe Carvalho

    Director of Student & Young Lawyer Ministries

    Felipe joined the team in June 2021, and leads our SYL Ministries in the endeavour of integrating the faith and the legal studies/practice. Prior to this, he worked for the Brazilian Association of Christian Lawyers (ANAJURE). He is a member of the Deliberative Council of the Inter-American Federation of Christian Lawyers (FIAJC) and PhD Candidate in Law at University of Coimbra.


  • Jonathan Storey

    Jonathan Storey

    Director of Regional Ministries

    Jonathan Storey joined the team as Director of Regional Ministries in January 2020. He is a practising barrister with experience across criminal, civil, regulatory and family law and has served in churches in Oxford, Cambridge and Cheltenham. Jonathan now lives with his wife and three children in the Welsh Marches and is a member of Wellington Chapel.


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    Mhairi Hamilton

    Director of International Ministries

    Mhairi was appointed in March 2013. Her main priority is liaising with our partners in East Africa and other Fellowships worldwide, and supporting these vital ministries. She has experience and understanding of international work as is commited to seeing this integrated into the whole vision and mission of the LCF. 

  • Jane Allen

    Jane Allen

    Ministry Associate (International)

    Jane joined the team in November 2020, and loves working with Mhairi Hamilton and our international partners. After graduating from her LLB in 2018, she worked for a diverse parish church in North London for two years. She is now studying for the LLM at UCL, and attends the Globe Church in London. 


  • Janet Cole

    Janet Cole

    Director of Operations & Resources

    Janet joined the LCF in November 2020 and looks after the charity's operations. Prior to this Janet managed the operations at a large church in Tunbridge Wells. She relocated to Hungerford in May 2022 and is getting stuck into a new community and church there.

  • Monininuade Olatunji

    Membership Manager

    Moni joined the team in October 2019 and presently oversees all matters relating to membership as well as engaging with and meeting our members. Moni also provides support and assists in the smooth running of the office. She attends an evangelical church in Kent.