Head of Responsible Business
Kate leads on our award winning community investment and diversity and inclusion strategies.
Kate studied Law at the University of Sheffield and is a qualified solicitor with over 12 years’ experience of working within the Responsible Business sector and an MA in Applied and Professional Ethics from the University of Leeds.
Under Kate’s leadership of Pinsent Masons’ Responsible Business initiatives, the firm has been recognised as the ‘Most Inclusive Employer’ in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, a Working Families Top 10 employer and Business in the Community’s National Example of Excellence for Education. The firm also achieved the EY National Equality Standard.
Kate has been recognised as a Responsible Business Game Changer by Business in the Community and is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.
Stephen has over 15 years of experience and can deliver the full range of investment and development advice although he has a particular focus on residential, student accommodation and alternative asset projects.
Tom leads the national defined contribution practice for Pinsent Masons, coordinating multi-discipline advice for corporate insurance clients, master trusts, trustees and employers.
Jon is an employment expert specialising in the financial services and retail sectors, with a focus on complex ET litigation, TUPE, reorganisations, National Minimum Wage, executive matters and SMCR. He is head of the Leeds Employment & Reward team.