It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Hina
Parmar, Head of our Legal Advisory Service will shortly be leaving the
Hina joined the IPM almost 3 years ago from the
legal department of Selfridges and made an immediate impact, working closely
with CAP, The Advertising Association, IPM lawyers Lewis Silkin and of course
many of our Members for whom compliance with the self-regulatory code is so
During Hina’s time at the IPM she has been
influential in a variety of projects across CAP and issues affecting our
Members plus the IPM’s most recent addition to its education programme, the
IPM’s Legal Code Certification course.
I know that I speak on behalf of the IPM board and
executive team when I say that having Hina as a colleague has been a pleasure
and I would like to thank her for her professionalism, dedication, diligence
and great sense of fun. She will be greatly missed by all her friends here at
We are all incredibly proud that Hina will be
joining the in-house Legal team at AB InBev later this month and we wish her
all the very best with this important career move.
I would also like to take this opportunity to
announce that we have appointed Laura Kelly to lead the IPM’s Legal Advisory
Service. Many of you will know Laura from her role as Copy Advice Executive at
the Committee of Advertising Practice. Laura has over six years’ experience
working with CAP and the ASA. We are delighted that Laura will be joining the
IPM team on 19th September.