Kate Shepherd is an employment lawyer and principal of her own employment law and HR business, Kate Shepherd Associates, covering both training and consultancy. In this role, she trains and advises a diverse set of employers from small- and medium-sized enterprises to charities, PLCs and international companies, as well as taking board-level director roles for some clients.
Prior to establishing the consultancy, Kate qualified as a solicitor, and practised employment law at a senior level with a leading firm in the Midlands. A former Business Woman of the Year and now an East Midlands "business champion", Kate is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, CIPD qualified and an Institute of Business adviser and mentor.
Kate enjoys helping organisations transform their working relationships and environments, enabling them to meet business goals and avoid legal liabilities. Her consultancy, founded in 2005, works with clients to help them get the best out of their people, creating positive and productive workplaces.