Karen is CEO of award-winning boutique law firm Bexley Beaumont. Prior to becoming CEO, Karen spent over a decade as a fee-share consultant having previously worked in senior positions as an employment lawyer at an international law firm. She understands first-hand the issues facing consultants as well as the benefits of consultancy over senior positions in traditional law firms.
In 2022 Karen was elected to The Law Society’s Council for a four-year term. She was also shortlisted for NW Business Person of the Year and for Management Partner of the Year at the Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards. Karen is an experienced and passionate leader who enjoys building and nurturing a team culture and environment. She often talks at events to discuss the consultancy law firm model and frequently shares her advice and thoughts on building a strong team culture in a remote team. She has also appeared on Radio 4.
Karen is passionate about changing and improving the way legal services are delivered and retaining talent in the legal sector. She is also an experienced non-executive director and a trustee.