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Women in Law - Kathiga Mayooran

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Our latest ‘Women In Law’ article shares the story of Kathiga, one of our residential conveyancer based in our Longfield office. Since completing her Legal Practice Course in 2009, Kathiga has focused on dealing with both freehold sale and purchase transactions.

So you can get to know Kathiga more we asked her 10 questions about her career and being a women in Law! Here's what she said...

Why did you decide on a Career in Law?

I was inspired by my dad who is a solicitor and also I believe a career in Law is intellectually challenging and personally fulfilling.

What one thing are you proudest of in your career?

I am proud to work in the field of Law as Law is the fundamental of life.   

Have you ever faced any challenges being a woman in a law firm?

Not at all, Martin Tolhurst always encourages women to progress in their career and the progress within the firm has always been on a merit basis.

What gives you most satisfaction in your role today?

Moving house can be stressful and assisting clients during this stressful period and at the end of the transaction calling my clients with their most awaited happy news – you can now go and collect your keys, the excitement and happiness I see in my clients gives me the most satisfaction in this role.

How do you keep a work life balance?

Working full time with two young kids can be challenging. However, being organised and keeping on top of the work is the key.

What is the biggest lesson you have learnt in your career?

The importance of communication is the biggest lesson I have learnt. This is important not just with clients but also with colleagues.

What advice would you give to your younger self if you had the chance?

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and don’t let anyone to limit your dreams.

Tell us something about yourself that we might not have known in a professional environment?

I enjoy baking variety of cakes and I have won few baking competitions.   

What is the favourite thing about working for MT solicitors?

They always encourage and support career progression. In addition, being a mother for two young children and working full time is not easy and Martin Tolhurst has always been supportive

Do you think there has been progress for women in Law and what do you think the future holds for the next generation of women lawyers?

It is clearly evident that women have progressed in Law. Martin Tolhurst  Longfield branch is an all women branch and I strongly believe that Women have more opportunities in the future.

If you would like to know more about Karthiga and her role or get in touch with her regarding an enquiry you might have you can view her full profile on our website here : Karthiga Mayooran