Katie is a Principal Knowledge Lawyer for the Commercial team, covering a range of areas including commercial contracts, outsourcing and intellectual property. Her work involves devising and managing the team's internal training programme (including tailored training for lawyers at different stages in their career) and supporting the team through know how and maintaining precedents. Katie also takes an active role in supporting the firm's clients in these areas, and has particular expertise on advising companies on compliance with the supply chain transparency requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Before stepping into her current role, Katie worked for many years as a lawyer in the Commercial team at Addleshaw Goddard LLP, She has also worked as Senior Legal Counsel for an international sports management business, where she advised on a number of high value global services agreements. Katie combines this experience to create an approach which is commercially-focussed and mindful of the challenges faced by the firm's clients.