Katherine is a trainee at Hodge Jones & Allen, she commenced her training contract in September 2019. Her first seat is in the Employment department under the supervision of Homa Wilson, where she is currently working on a variety of employment issues relating to both employers and individuals.
Before joining the firm Katherine worked in project management within the charity and public health sector, she worked on a variety of projects including an informative website on international children rights law for UNICEF, strategic implementation of equality and diversity initiatives in the National Health Service and an advocacy project for legislative reform in the Commonwealth.
She also gained almost two years’ experience as a volunteer paralegal at the Youth Justice charity, Just for Kids Law. Here, she worked on a number of strategic litigation cases including Supreme Court case R v Jogee which revised the law on Joint Enterprise and she held a key role in the national ‘No Child in Cells Campaign’, which challenged police forces and local authorities in England on their responsibilities towards children in custody.
- De Montfort University – Legal Practice Course, 2016 – 2018 (part time)
- University College London – LLM in Human Rights Law (Distinction), 2013 – 2014
- University of Newcastle upon Tyne – Law LLB (hons) (2:1), 2009 – 2012
- Trainee Solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors, September 2019 – Present
- Project Manager/ PMO Lead, National Health Service (Various), January 2018 – August 2019
- Out of Hours Caseworker, The Marylebone Project, August 2015 – November 2018
- Volunteer Paralegal, Just for Kids Law, October 2015 – August 2017
- Project Officer, UNICEF, September 2015 – December 2017
Memberships & Appointments
- Human Rights Lawyer Association
Katherine runs competitively for a running club in West London and in her spare time likes to travel and visit art exhibitions and museums.