Trowers partner joins City of London Law Society Training Committee
Katie Dyer, Partner at international law firm Trowers & Hamlins has joined the City of London Law Society (CLLS) Training Committee. The Committee aims to play a leading role in the promotion and maintenance of continuing legal education and training of solicitors across England and Wales.
The Committee comprises representative from 20 legal sector organisations in the City, who bring their knowledge and expertise to offer guidance and advice to support City law firms in their educational ambitions. Support will cover a plethora of training aspects with a legal focus such as providing guidance on changes in legislation or widening access to representative bodies, or by supporting on across wellbeing, diversity or learning and development aspects.
Katie commented on her appointment:
"I am delighted to be part of the CLLS Training Committee. This role really resonates with me because I am passionate about developing coaching and training colleagues at all levels and increasing the opportunities for accessing the legal profession and finding alternative pathways to and within legal careers to recognise the varied skill sets and qualities of each individual.
The work of the training committee in raising the bar on the quality consistency and availability of training is invaluable and having had experience of coaching and mentoring in the past, I know I can add value for others to help them prosper on their careers."
Patrick McCann, Chair of the CLLS Training Committee, added:
"We are delighted to have Katie join the CLLS Training Committee – her unique skills set will really add to our capability – we look forward to what Katie will help us achieve.”
In addition to supporting CLLS, Trowers are also working with the Social Welfare Solicitors Qualification Fund initiative are part of a group of major city law firms funding the training of more than 20 aspiring solicitors this year through a landmark initiative to create the next generation of social welfare lawyers.