Katie joined Gard & Co solicitors in 2011 as a member of the administration team. Shortly after she moved to the accounts department to become our assistant legal cashier. During her time in the accounts department Katie began the part-time GDL at the University of Law and after completing her first year moved to the conveyancing department to assist Natalie Barham in 2016. Katie completed the GDL and then undertook the part-time LPC, achieving a distinction in her Masters in the summer of 2019.
On 1st October 2019 Katie began her training contract and moved through various department seats to gain broad experience and to help her decide which facet of law to specialise in. She qualified on 2nd April 2021 and has settled in the wills and probate department.
Outside of work Katie is a unit assistant at her local guide group and helps to run a local book club. She enjoys reading historical novels, walking on Dartmoor, attending rock-fit, and the occasional bit of kayaking.
Year Admitted as Solicitor – 2021
Dealing with Wills & Probate matters since – 2020