Katherine qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and is currently an Associate Solicitor with Weightmans LLP. Katherine specialises in all types of Industrial Disease litigation and particularly high value, asbestos related matters. Katherine has been the Chair of the Equality and Diversity sub committee for approximately 18 months.  In her spare time, Katherine enjoys reading and attending the theatre.


Christl Hughes is a past President of Leicestershire Law Society and was elected Chair of  SBA -The Solicitors’ Charity in 2015. A past Chairwoman of the former national Association of Women Solicitors she remains on the committee of Association of Women Solicitors, London. Her other current roles include Legal Consultant and Trustee for the Gender Identity Research & Education Society and  East Midlands Area Representative on the national Law Society Council Membership Committee. Her hobbies include walking and reading novels.

Contributions and matters for discussion are welcomed from the membership. In the first instance, please contact Katherine Wiggan at Katherine.wiggan@weightmans.com


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