I am a solicitor in the Family team in Leeds. I deal with matters relating to divorce and advising on the resolution of financial matters following divorce and children matters. I also deal with matters involving the separation of cohabitees.
What inspired you to get into law?
From a young age I enjoyed learning. The law is ever changing and technically challenging and I discovered that it is a career where you are constantly learning. It was something that I wanted to be a part of.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your role?
Supporting clients through the legal process following a relationship breakdown and knowing that you have put your client in the best position possible to begin the next period in their life.
What do you like about working at Irwin Mitchell?
Being surrounded by dedicated and knowledgeable colleagues who are friendly and approachable.
What do you do away from the office?
In my spare time, I enjoy socialising with family and friends and visiting zoos and safari parks.
"I cannot thank Katy enough for the support she has provided me during what has been a very difficult year.
"The compassion and understanding she showed me, whilst always remaining professional, was very much appreciated and I felt able to ask questions and seek clarification from her regarding a process which, for a layperson, is incredibly daunting at times.
"I never had cause to doubt the professional advice she provided and wholeheartedly believe Katy has helped me achieve my desired outcome." - Client