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TANQ Wellbeing Event
Wednesday 11 December 2019
06:00pm - 07:00pm
Dr Yvonne Davies, Catherine Hart and Katie McKenna
Seminar Details:

Join us for a panel discussion on Wellbeing in the legal profession which will cover the science of wellbeing at Work as well as an introduction to LawCare, mental health first aid and Lawscot Wellbeing.

The Panel will include
Dr Yvonne Davies of Yoga Warrior
Catherine Hart, Partner at Digby Brown and LawCare Champion
Katie McKenna, Law Society of Scotland & Mental Health First Aider

Catherine Hart
Catherine Hart is a partner and the head of professional support at Digby Brown LLP. Catherine’s team also deals with aspects of risk and compliance, including data protection.
Catherine is a regular speaker at external events on a range of topics. She has a longstanding interest in mental wellbeing and is a member of the Law Society’s LawScot Wellbeing Steering group, as well as the Lawcare Champion in Scotland. Catherine will talk about the valuable work of the charity, which promotes and supports good mental health and wellbeing in the legal community. As well as a confidential helpline and webchat, Lawcare provides information and training to support mental wellbeing.

Dr Yvonne Davies
Yvonne has spent the last 15 years working in Lifesciences where she has held Board Level positions including CEO. She has built and lead start-up companies in the area of chronic diseases such as Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. Yvonne is also a senior Yoga Teacher and an expert in workplace health solutions. She advises companies on best practices for wellbeing investment and her company, Yoga Warrior Ltd, recently won the ASB Most Innovative Start-up 2019 sponsored by Vodafone UK. Yvonne is also a contributing author for BUPA.

Katie McKenna
Katie McKenna joined the Law Society of Scotland as the Head of High Street Member Engagement in January 2018. Katie’s role involves working with, supporting and representing sole practitioners and high street firms across Scotland. Katie is also the main point of contact and support for the local faculty network. Katie is also the project lead for Lawscot Wellbeing. Katie is a Scottish mental health first aider.
Katie is a solicitor who trained at McClure Naismith in 2008. Following her traineeship, she spent some time working in-house and went on to gain years of experience working with high street firms and local faculties during her time with the referral networks operated by Harper Macleod LLP and Digby Brown LLP.
Katie is a council member of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow, enjoys Yoga and is currently studying Spanish at the University of Strathclyde


Cost: Free for trainees, solicitors (up to 2 years' PQE) and law students. For Solicitors over 2 years PQE there is a charge of £20.
Venue: Royal Faculty of Procurators, 12 Nelson Mandela Place, G2 1BT
CPD/TCPD time: 1 hour

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