Uwa Adedeji

Uwa Adedeji

At a glance


  • Legal
  • Advice / Advocacy
  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Social care / Counselling
  • Teaching / Education
  • Training


Based in London (Central)
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, mainly at the office, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.


Mostly outside office hours

Mostly outside of office hours, but can make myself available with enough notice.


  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Counselling / advice
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Faith and ethics
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • International development
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Social care
  • Women
  • Young people

Type of role

Short term project, Trustee/Governor

Work history

About me

I am a childcare barrister, with a Masters in Advanced Child Protection. After an established career at the self-employed bar, I spent 2018 working in Croydon Children's Services legal department managing a caseload and directing legal planning meetings. I am interested in advancing and developing child protection policy and enjoy being in an effective and influential role. 

What am I looking for

Children and young people.