Kathryn Leake

Trainee

Trainee Solicitor

Location
Leeds (UK)

About Kathryn

Kathryn joined Haseltine Lake Kempner as a paralegal in June 2017. While working as a paralegal she became the first person from the firm to do an IP secondment at client Tesco. She is now doing her training contract, and is due to qualify in January 2021. She assists with both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters.

Kathryn studied Chinese at Cambridge University and has previously worked for the China-Britain Business Council and the Civil Service. Before converting to law she also spent a year in Seville, Spain teaching English to children and adults.

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Qualifications

BA Chinese Studies (University of Cambridge)
MSc International Management for China (School of Oriental and African Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP University, Leeds)
Legal Practice Course (BPP University, Leeds)

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