Kathryn read Agricultural Botany at Aberystwyth University. She returned to Herefordshire in 1986 and worked for firms of solicitors in Bromyard, Hereford & Birmingham. Kathryn trained as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives, qualifying in 1993. She joined Orme and Slade in 2013, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2017. Kathryn works in the probate department and specialises in the administration of estates and trusts and associated tax matters. She is a STEP Affiliate and also has experience in the administration of (small) charities.