Having qualified as a solicitor in 1990, I have 20 years’ legal experience working both in private practice and in-house, with a particular interest in governance. I obtained further qualifications tobecome an Associate Member of the Chartered Governance Institute, to develop my governanceknowledge and skills. I am currently working as Senior Legal Counsel and Assistant CompanySecretary for a FTSE 250 global company. I have specialist experience in company law, contracts,litigation and corporate governance. Away from work I enjoy playing football for a local women’s teamand running. I understand the importance of Citizens Advice having worked as a volunteer Adviser for six months atthe beginning of my legal career.