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Kathryn Roberts elected Chair of Eversheds Sutherland (International)

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    26-08-2022

    Eversheds Sutherland (International) announced that Partner Kathryn Roberts has been elected Chair for a term of four years with effect from 1 September 2022.

    Kathryn is currently the Senior Office Partner of Eversheds Sutherland's Cardiff office and is also a member of the firm’s International Real Estate Executive team. She was Chair of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Wales in 2021 and 2022 (and will conclude her term in December 2022), bringing deep expertise and experience of the complex challenges faced by business through her client work.

    Kathryn is a committed advocate for the promotion of diversity, gender parity and social mobility in the legal profession. As one of the founding members of the Monumental Welsh Women group, she is helping to spearhead a campaign dedicated to recognising the contribution of women to the history and life of Wales by way of a public art project and the unveiling of five statues in the next five years.

    Lee Ranson, Chief Executive, commented:

    “On behalf of the firm, I would like to congratulate Kathryn on her election as Chair. Kathryn brings a wealth of experience to the role, gained through leading significant client relationships and senior leadership positions for the firm and externally.”

    Kathryn Roberts, Chair-elect, said:

    “Thank you to my partners for their support and for placing their confidence in me in my election as their next Chair. I’m looking forward to applying my experience to achieve the very best for the firm, and welcome the ongoing support already being offered to me by the partners and our people. Together we will ensure that Eversheds Sutherland continues to achieve its strategic objectives through the values it holds at its heart.”

    Further information about Kathryn and her practice can be found here.

     

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