Trainee Solicitor, Education Law
Katarzyna joined Simpson Millar in July 2016 as a Paralegal in the Family Law department and became a Trainee Solicitor in January 2018.
During her training contract Katarzyna also acquired expertise working in the Personal Injury and Conveyancing departments at the Manchester office, and is now obtaining experience with the Education Law team based at the Lancaster office.
Katarzyna graduated with an LLM Masters of Law in International Law and International Relations from Lancaster University in December 2015. She obtained her Legal Practice Course qualification with Masters in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law in Manchester in July 2017, through part-time study.
Between her graduation and joining Simpson Millar, Katarzyna first volunteered with, then became a full-time employee of, North Lancashire Citizens Advice Bureau. While there, she helped clients with issues including debt, housing and welfare benefits.
Katarzyna is a keen advocate and is enjoying her appearances at Court as part of her training contract. Katarzyna is looking to obtain Higher Rights of Audience before qualifying as a Solicitor in July 2019.
Interests outside of work
Outside of work, Katarzyna enjoys swimming, cooking, travelling and hiking with her dog and friends.